Flannel plant (Verbascum thapsus)

Introduction:

Flannel plant (Verbascum thapsus)

Verbascum thapsus is an erect herb in the family Scrophulariaceae. It is found in neglected meadows and pasture lands, along fencerows and roadsides. It can produce 100,000-180,000 seeds per individual plant and seeds may remain viable for over 100 years. Verbascum thapsus threatens natural meadows and forest openings, . . . → Read More: Flannel plant (Verbascum thapsus)

Flamegold (Koelreuteria elegans)

Origin:

Flamegold (Koelreuteria elegans)

Native to Taiwan.

Naturalised Distribution:

Locally naturalised in south-eastern Queensland (e.g. around Brisbane and near Noosa) and in the coastal districts of north-eastern New South Wales (e.g. near Lismore).

Also naturalised in south-eastern USA (i.e. Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida) and on some Pacific islands (i.e. Hawaii and . . . → Read More: Flamegold (Koelreuteria elegans)

Fisi'uli (Bidens pilosa)

Introduction:

Fisi'uli (Bidens pilosa) Weed.

Bidens pilosa is a cosmopolitan, annual herb which originates from tropical and Central America. Its hardiness, explosive reproductive potential, and ability to thrive in almost any environment have enabled it to establish throughout the world. Generally introduced unintentionally through agriculture or sometimes intentionally for ornamental purposes, B. pilosa . . . → Read More: Fisi’uli (Bidens pilosa)

Fireweed (Bassia scoparia) (Kochia scoparia)

Origin:

Fireweed (Bassia scoparia) (Kochia scoparia) Weed.

This species is native to eastern Europe (i.e. Belarus, Ukraine and Russia) and Asia (i.e. Cyprus, Iran, Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Nepal, Pakistan, China, Korea and Japan).

Naturalised Distribution:

Not yet widely naturalised in Australia, and mostly confined to the south-western regions . . . → Read More: Fireweed (Bassia scoparia) (Kochia scoparia)

Firetree (Morella faya) (Myrica faya)

Description:

The fire tree is an evergreen shrub or small tree that usually grows around 8 metres tall. It has been reported as growing to heights of approx. 17mtrs (50 feet) in some areas

Firetree (Morella faya) (Myrica faya)

. Stem and branches of the fire tree are covered with reddish peltate hairs. . . . → Read More: Firetree (Morella faya) (Myrica faya)

Fireball (Spathodea campanulata)

Introduction:

Fireball (Spathodea campanulata)

The African tulip tree (Spathodea campanulata) is an evergreen tree native to West Africa. It has been introduced throughout the tropics, and, has naturalised in many parts of the Pacific. It favours moist habitats and will grow best in sheltered tropical areas. It is invasive in Hawaii, Fiji, Guam, . . . → Read More: Fireball (Spathodea campanulata)