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LOCAL WEEDS... Column 1: some of the main declared noxious weeds found in eastern Australia

#1   FEATURED PLANTS      
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#2   OTHER PLANTS/ITEMS OF SPECIAL INTEREST

#3  ALL PLANTS WITHIN THIS WEBSITE
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(Click on any image for a larger view - click on the link to go to that plant's webpage)

Link to the
African boxthorn
page

 

 

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POISONOUS PLANTS?

Often found in Australian gardens and rural situations – some examples of the more common ones…

Please note this list of poisonous plants is NOT COMPLETE!!!!! 

Many plants have potential to cause harm to animals and/or human under certain conditions!

Poisonous garden plants?
Check out NSW Dept of Primary Industries weeds website –
publications" section and locate “Poisonous Plants in the Garden”. ALSO refer to
"Poisonous Plants of Australia"
  - by Selwyn L Everist, published by Angus & Coote.

NSW Poison Information Centre 131 126

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"Image" takes you to the relevant image library - you then have to select again from the ALPHA list... Plant name underlined denotes direct link to individual page within this website!

 

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African boxthorn - Lycium ferocissimum

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African lovegrass- Eragrostis curvala

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ALL OTHER PLANTS - NWW500 series

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Alligator weed - Alternanthera philoxeroides*

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Annual ragweed - Ambrosia artemisiifolia

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AQUATIC WEEDS - NWW000 series

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Asthma weed - pellitory - Chamaesyce hirta

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Athel pine - Tamarix aphylla

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Australian anchor plant - Discaria plubescens

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Azolla - Azolla filiculoides

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Balloon vine - Cardiospermum grandiflorum

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Barbwire grass - Cymbopogon refractus

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Bathurst burr - Xanthium spinosum

Image Bears-ear - Cymbonotus lawsonianus

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Bidens spp.- look for "Farmer's friend"

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Biological control - cactoblastis cactorum

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Biological control - cochineal - Dactylopius spp.

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Bishop’s weed - Ammi majus

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Bitterbush - Adriana tomentosa var. tomentosa

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Blackberry - Rubus fruticosus

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Blackberry nightshade - Solanum nigrum

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Bladder ketmia - Hibiscus trionum

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Blady grass - Imperata cylindrica

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Blue bush – Hovea lanceolata

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Blue devil - Eryngium ovinum

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Blue heliotrope - Heliotropium amplexicaule

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Bokhara clover - Melilotis albus

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Briar bush - Vachellia farnesiana
 – see "mimosa bush"

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Bunch speargrass = Heteropogon contortus

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BURRS - NWW100 series

Image Butterbush - Pittosporum angustifolium
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Cactoblastis cactorum

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CACTUS – PRICKLY PEAR - NWW200 series

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Canegrass – Phragmites australis

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Capeweed - Arctotheca calendula

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Castor oil plant - Ricinus communis

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Cathead Caltrop - cat-head - Tribulus sp.

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Cat's claw creeper - Macfadyena unguis-cati

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Caustic creeper - Chamaesyce drummondii

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Chicory - Cichorium intybus

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Chilean needle grass- Nassella neesiana

Image Cobblers pegs - Bidens - Farmers friend

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Cochineal insects

Image Common fringe-myrtle Calytrix tetragona
Image Common Fringed lily - Thysanotus tuberosus

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Common pest pear - Opuntia strica spp.

Image Common reed - Phragmites australis

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Common thornapple - Datura stamonium

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Coolatai grass - Hyparrhenia hirta

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Cotoneaster - Cotoneaster sp.

Image Cotton bush - see Narrow-leaved cotton/b

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Cotyleden - Cotyledon orbicularis

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Creeping pear - Opuntia compressa

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Crownbeard - Verbesina enceloides subsp. enceloides

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Cudweed - Gamochaeta americana

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Cumbungi - Typha spp

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Darling pea - Swainsona spp.

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David’s spurge – Euphorbia davidii

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Dead-nettle - Lamium amplexicaule

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Dock - Rumex sp.

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Dodder - golden dodder - Cascuta campestris

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Dwarf marigold - Schkuhria pinnata var. abrotanoides

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Image Farmer's friend - Bidens spp.

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False caper – Euphorbia helioscopia

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Fennell - Foeniculum vulgare Mill

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Field bindweed - Convolvulus arvensis

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Firethorn - Pyracantha spp

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Fireweed - Senecio madagascariensi

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Fleabane - Flaxleaf fleabane - Conyza bonariensis

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Galvanised burr - Sclerolaena birchii

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GENERAL INTEREST - NWW00 series

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Giant Parramatta grass- Sporobolus indicus

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Giant reed - Arundo donax

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Gomphrena weed - Gomphrena callosities

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Gomphrena weed (see also khaki weed)

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GRASSES NWW300 series

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Green cestrum - Cestrum parqui

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Hairy ironwort - Sideritis lanatus

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Harrisia cactus - Harrisia martinii

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Hawthorn - Crataegus monogyna

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Hemlock - Conium maculatum

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Hexham scent - Melilotis indicus

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Historical landmarks

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History - the prickly pear story

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Honey locust - Gleditsia tricanthos

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Hudson pear - Cylindropuntia rosea

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Indian fig - Opuntia ficus-indica

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Indian hemp - Cannabis sativa

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Inkweed – Phytolacca octandra

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Jerusalem cherry - Solanum pseudocapsicum

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Johnson grass - Sorghum halepense

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Kangaroo thorn - Acacia paradoxa

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Khaki weed - Alternanthera pungens

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Lantana - Lantana camara

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Lippia - Phyla canescens

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Longstyle feather grass - Pennisetum vilosum

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Madeira vine - Anredera cordifolia

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Marshmallow - Malva parviflora

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Maynes pest - Glandularia aristigera - prev Verbena tenuisecta

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Mexican poppy - Argemone ochroleuca

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Milk thistle (not really thistle family, but…)

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Mimosa bush - Vachellia farnesiana – prev Acacia farnesiana

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Mintweed - Salvia reflexa

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Mistletoe - friend or foe?

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Morning glory - Ipomoea purpurea

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Mother of millions - Bryophyllum spp.

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Mustard weed - see Turnip weed

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Nardoo - Marsilea drummondii

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Narrawa burr - Solanum cinereum

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Narrow leaf clover - Trifolium angustifolium

Image Narrow-leaved cotton bush
Gomphocarpus fruticosus

 

Needle burr Amaranthus spinosus ?

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Nodding thistle - Carduus nutans

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Noogoora burr - Xanthium occidentale

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Opium poppy - Papaver somniferum

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Osage orange - bow‑wood - Maclura pomifera

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Paddy’s Lucerne - Sida subspica

 

Pale knotweed – Persicaria lapathifolia

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Pampas grass - Cortaderia spp

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Paper daisy Leucochrysum albicans subsp albicans var albicans

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Parthenium weed - Parthenium hysterophorus

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Paterson’s curse - vipers/Italian bugloss - Echium spp.

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Pellitory (asthma weed) Chamaesyce hirta

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Pepper-leaf senna - smooth senna - Senna barclayana

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Poinsettia - Euphorbia pulcherrima

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Poison rice-flower - Pimelea neo-anglica

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Prickly pear - various species in Australia

Image Prickly Pear History
Image Princes feathers – Persicaria orientalis

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Privet - Ligustrum spp.*

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Purple top verbena - Verbena bonariensis        

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Quena - Solanum esuriale

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Ragweed - see "annual ragweed"

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Rhus tree - Toxicodendron succedaneum

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Riverina pear - Opuntia paraguayensis

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Rock/mulga fern - Cheilanthes sieberi

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Rope pear - Cylindropuntia imbricata

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Rural scenes - bush/aquatic areas etc

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Rural scenes - roads/travel

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Saffron thistle - Carthamus lanatus

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Sagittaria - Sagittaria platyphylla

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Salsify - oysterplant - Jerusalem star – Tragopogon porrifolius

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Salvinia - Salvinia molesta

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Scotch broom - Cytisus scoparius

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Scotch thistle - Onopordum acanthium

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Serrated tussock - Nassella trichotoma

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Sheep sorrel - Acetosella vulgaris

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Shiny bush hop bush - Dodonaea viscosa

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Shrubby rice flower Pimelea microcephala

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Sifton bush - Chinese-shrub - biddy bush – Cassinia sp.

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Silverleaf nightshade - Solanum elaeagnifolium

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Smooth tree pear -  Opuntia monacantha

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Spinifex/hard spinifex  - Triodia basedowii

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Spiny burrgrass - Cenchrus insertus

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St Barnaby's thistle - Centaurea solstitialis

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St John’s wort - Hypericum perforatum

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Star thistle - Centaurea calcitrapa

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Stinking Roger - Targetes minuta

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Swamp grass - ?

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Swan plant – narrow leaf cotton bush Gomphocarpus fruticosus

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Sweet briar - Rosa rubiginosa

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THISTLES - NWW400 series

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Thornapple - Datura stramonium – see ‘Common thornapple’

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Tiger pear- Opuntia aurantiaca

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Tree of heaven - Ailanthus altissima

Image Tree pear - 2 types velvet & smooth

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Tree tobacco - Nicotiana glauca

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Tropical soda apple - Solanum viarum

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Turkey bush – Myoporum montanam

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Tweedia - Tweedia coerulea

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Twiggy mullein - Verbascum virgatum

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Variegated thistle - Silybum marianum

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Velvet tree pear- Opuntia tomentosa

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Verbina spp Veined verbena - Verbena rigida

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Vipers bugloss – see also Paterson’s curse

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Water hyacinth - Eichornia crassipes

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Water lettuce Pistia stratiotes

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Water primrose - Ludwigia peploides subsp.

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Weed spraying operations

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Whisky grass - Andropogon virginicus

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Wild Carrot - Daucus carota

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Wild grapevine - (botanical name not known?)

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Wild passionfruit - Passiflora spp.

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Wooly pod vetch - Vicia villosa

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Yucca – Yucca aloifolia

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Link to the
African lovegrass page
Link to the
Athel pine page
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Link to the
Blackberry page
Link to the
Blue heliotrope page
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Cactoblastis
s
till playing a big role in controlling prickly pear...
Chilean needle grass  - CNG version 2
page
Cochineal insects for control of various prickly pear species...
Link to the
Common prickly pear page
Link to the
Coolatai grass page
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Link to the
Foxtail - aka- longstyle feather grassl page
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Link to the
Galvanised burr page
Link to the
Green cestrum page
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Link to the
Harrisia cactus page
Link to the
Honey locust page
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Link to the
Johnson grass page
Link to the
Khaki weed page
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Link to the
Lippia page
Link to the
Longstyle feather grass page

 

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Link to the
Mimosa bush aka briar bush page
Link to the
Mistletoe - friend or foe?page
Link to the
Mother-of-millions page
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Link to the
Nodding thistle page
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Link to the
Osage orange - aka bow wood page
Link to the
Parthenium page
Link to the
Paterson’s curse page
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Link to the
Rope pear page
Salvinia (Link to NSW DPI website
Link to the
Serrated tussock page
Link to the
Silverleaf nightshade page
Link to the
Spiny burrgrass page
Link to the
St John’s wort page
Link to the
Sweet briar page
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Link to the
Tiger pear page
Link to the
Tree of heaven page
Tropical soda apple*(link to NSW DPI - back button to return)
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Link to the
Velvet tree pear page
Link to the
Water lettuce page
Link to the
Wild carrot page

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Within this website, pages dealing with individual noxious weeds contain treatment information sourced from the NSW Dept of Primary Industries' "Noxious and Environmental Weed Control Handbook" series.  The product trade names from that publication (or those added by the webmaster as a guide to clients who are usually more familiar with trade names) are supplied on the understanding that no preference between equivalent products is intended and that the inclusion of a product does not imply endorsement by NSW Dept of Primary Industries (or North West Weeds) over any other equivalent product from another manufacturer.

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