Dusky Coral Pea

Family:
Fabaceae
Origin:
E. Australia

General description

Large vigorous evergreen vine. Oval leaves in groups of three alternately spaced on stem. Leaves have brown hair on lower surface. Dull red pea type flowers 35 x 15 mm. Pea-like flattened seed pods 50-100mm.

Terrestrial. In sun and semi-shade.

Birds, water, gravity

Suppresses growth and replaces native species by shading and smothering.

Site management

Recommended approaches

1. Dig out smaller infestations.
2. Cut near ground and stump paint (Vigilant gel).

Caution: when using any herbicide or pesticide PLEASE READ THE LABEL THOROUGHLY to ensure that all instructions and safety requirements are followed.

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RPMS status

Surveillance - Whole Region
dusky coral pea - Main species image