STATUS: Environmental Weed
STEMS: Brittle, woody, densely covered with simple hairs.
LEAVES: Densely covered, narrow, arranged in rings around the stem.
FLOWERS: White to pink flowers, clustered at the end of short side branches.
FRUIT: A small capsule, about 3mm long.
SEED: 80-100 seeds per capsule.
INVADES: Roadsides run down pasture and bushland.
DISPERSAL: Wind, water and machinery
CONTROL: Hand pulling, chemical spraying or cut and paint.