A. cyclops reproduces from seed (NAS, 1980), rarely coppicing and mature trees do not survive felling. It is also prominent in the Tingira Drive Reserve and is listed as a priority weed species in the Henley South and West Beach Dune Reserve, due to its propensity to form dense thickets that suppress indigenous vegetation through shading and competition for resources. The differences between these species are tabulated below. Western coastal wattle (Acacia cyclops) has also become naturalised in other parts of the world (i.e. A shrub or small tree usually growing 1-4 m tall, but occasionally reaching up to 7 m in height. [7] A. cyclops is problematic in coastal and lowland parts of the Cape Provinces. Its older stems become rounded and are covered in relatively smooth bark, but its younger stems are somewhat flattened (i.e. Rooikrans was first mentioned in 1857 when it was brought in from Australia to be planted by the Cape flats to prevent sand from … to ensure you have the latest version of this fact sheet. var. In the absence of heavy predation, a seed store many times larger than the annual seed production may accumulate or soil stored
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