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•    Perennial prostrate herb forming carpet-like ground coverage
•    Thick taproot up to 80cm deep
•    Leaves 1-3cm with blunt serrated edge towards the tip, tapering to a short stem
•    Flowers tubular, 1cm diameter, white, cream with pink or pale lilac

Flowering Times

•    Spring to late Autumn

Control Measure

•    Management – pasture improvement
•    Contact your local Weeds Officer for specific management options


•    Highly invasive
•    Spreads rapidly by rooting at nodes of stems
•    Extremely difficult to control
•    Inhibits growth of other plants – releases chemicals into the soil

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