Impact of serrated tussock on urban areas
- Can establish on roadsides, parks, railway lines and sporting grounds in urban areas.
- Can become a seed source for adjacent remnant native vegetation.
- Can increase fire intensity due to the dryness and large biomass of combustible material it produces.
- Is capable of starting fires some distance away when seed heads catch fire and blow away.
- Lengthen the fire season when large infestations occur.