Shrub to small tree. Leaves bi-pinnate. Flowers are green-yellow and borne in cylindrical inflorescences May – August. Seed pods are < 150 x 18 cm and contain black seeds.
To help protect our environment:
Open and disturbed sites, roadsides, riparian and wetland margins, sand dunes, coastal habitats, scrub, open forest.
Seeds dispersed by water. Vegetative spread from suckering.
Outcompetes native plants. Nitrogen fixer. May facilitate establishment of pest plants.
Follow up treated areas 3 times per year. Encourage natural regeneration of native plants or replant treated areas where possible after 2-3 treatments to establish dense ground cover and minimise reinvasion.
CAUTION: When using any herbicide or pesticide please read the label thoroughly to ensure that all instructions and safety requirements are followed.