Deciduous woody shrub growing up to 1.5 m tall. Leaves (5.5 mm x 1.6 mm) close to branches. Leaves appear similar to a conifer. Small, pink flowers, in racemes (Dec-Feb). Seeds in small grey capsules (Feb-Mar), often while there are still flowers on the plant.
Wind and vegetative spread.
Expected to have a similar impact to that of other weeds which invade braided riverbeds, such as reducing the habitat available for birds that nest in braided riverbeds, while also providing cover for the predators that attack them.
1. Small seedlings can be hand pulled.
2. For chemical control options contact the ARC Biosecurity team on 09 366 2000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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