Emergent perennial herb <2m high. Similar to native raupo, but with longer & thinner flowers. Leaves wide, flat sheaths, yellowish to greyish green
Edges of freshwater bodies, in shallow water, on range of substrates.
Seeds dispersed by water & wind; vegetatively from rhizomes.
Displaces the native bull rush raupo.
Report all sightings.
1. Dig up rhizomes remove all material from pond.
2. Spray larger terrestrial infestations (5-7L glyphosate/ha + 200ml penetrant/100L)
3. Spray larger aquatic infestations (5-7L glyphosate/ha/100L, use glyphosate formulation approved for use over water)
Caution: when using any herbicide or pesticide PLEASE READ THE LABEL THOROUGHLY to ensure that all instructions and safety requirements are followed.