does it spread?
of Polygala are spread by bird droppings or by run-off. They grow
easily in disturbed soils near roads, tracks and gullies.
does it affect us?
beginning to take root in some newly bush-regenerated sites in Lane
Cove National Park, cutting out light and space for the newly regenerating
does it seed?
flowering in Spring, but it sometimes can flower all year.
rid of Polygala
can be pulled out, otherwise it can be dug out.
roots with herbicide using the cut-and-paint method.
here was taken from a booklet "Attack of the Killers Weeds"
published by Coastcare and Dept of Land and Water Conservation.
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