Photo from Weeds of the West, revised edition.
Growth Habit: Deciduous or evergreen shrub, 5 to 20 feet tall.\
Leaves: Leaves are small and scale-like on highly - branched slender stems.
Stem: slender stems, bark on saplings and stems is a reddish brown.
Flower: Flowers are pink to white, 5 petaled. Flowers are born in finger-like clusters on terminal and lateral branches.
Roots: Deep fibrous taproots.
Seeds: Produces hundreds of thousands of seeds per plant.
Reproduction: By Seed
Habitat: Found predominantly along waterway and riparian areas.
Biological Control: Mealy bug ( Trabutinga mannipara), Leaf Beetle ( Diorhabda elongate)
Herbicide: Cut Stump Method
- Remedy + Bark Oil, or Arsenal, or Glyphosate
Basil Bark Method - Remedy + Bark Oil