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Kochia (Kochia scoparia)

Invasive Assessment | Impact Assessment

Scientific name:Bassia scoparia (L.) A.J. Scott

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Grows well in climates with hot, sunny summers, and can receive as little as 150 mm annual rainfall. Invades disturbed sites such as roadsides, railways and eroded banks and grows in crops, pastures and rangelands. Tolerant of saline soils.

Related Links

Information on Kochia on the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment's website (external link).
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