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•    Annual shrub up to 3m high
•    Alternate leaves up to 15cm long on reddish stems
•    Yellow flowers with 4 petals
•    Oblong shaped fruit containing numerous minute seeds

Flowering Times

•    Summer to winter

Control Measure

•    Hand removal before setting seed
•    Herbicide


•    Millions of minute seeds per plant
•    Seeds readily dispersed by wind, water, animal and human activity
•    Can dominate wetland and riparian communities
•    Reduces biodiversity and habitat of native species

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