Form: shrub — perennial
Status: not naturalised in WA; not known to be present in WA
Deciduous shrub 0.6-2 metres, bushy; produces upright branches from the base of the plant.
Stems: Branchlets two-edged.
Leaves: Ovate or oblong, 3.5-11 centimetres long; mainly attached or clasping the stem or branches. Paler on the underside. Leaves papery and the veins very prominent.
Flowers: 1.5-3 centimetres across, in dense, few-flowered cymes. Sepals 0.5-0.95 centimetres long. Petals 0.8-1.5 centimetres, golden yellow, not red tinged.
Fruits: Shiny red fleshy oval berries up to 13 millimetres long.
Agricultural and economic impact
An environmental weed.
Declared pest category
The Western Australian Organism List (WAOL) contains information on the area(s) in which this pest is declared and the control and keeping categories to which it has been assigned in Western Australia (WA). Search for flair tutsan in the WAOL. using the scientific name Hypericum x inodorum.
Requirements for land owners/occupiers and other persons
Requirements for land owners/occupiers and other persons if this pest is found can be sourced through the declared plant requirements link.
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Pest and Disease Information Service (PaDIS)
Control methods for this declared plant can be found through the flair tutsan control link.