First leaves:Round to oval, 3 deep lobes with each lobe toothed or lobed. Tip pointed. Strong Coriander aroma and taste.
Stems:Erect, up to 1000 mm tall. Strong Coriander aroma and taste.
Flower head:Flowering stem with 3-6 branches near the top, each with a terminal flat topped cluster (umbel) of flowers.
Flowers:Pink to mauve.
Seed Biology and Germination:Vegetative Propagules:
Origin and History:Mediterranean.
Distribution:ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA.
Management and Control:Thresholds:
Plants of similar appearance:Bifora (Bifora testiculata) has narrower cotyledons, smaller leaves, white flowers and smaller size.
References:Hussey, B.M.J., Keighery, G.J., Cousens, R.D., Dodd, J. and Lloyd, S.G. (1997). Western Weeds. A guide to the weeds of Western Australia. (Plant Protection Society of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia). P84.
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