•    Densely branched shrub/small tree to 4m tall
•    Leaves bright green, paler underneath – leaflets have serrated margins
•    Flowers are long trumpet-shaped and bright yellow – produced in clusters at end of branches
•    Fruit are long straight pods containing many papery seeds

Flowering Times

•    Mainly Spring to Summer, fruiting Spring to Autumn

Control Measure

•    Mechanical removal
•    Herbicide – cut-stump or basal-bark


•    Invades bushland
•    Produces large amounts of wind-borne seed
•    Competes with native species