A-Z of Weeds - Australian

Alligator Weed is a major Weed in Australian waterways.

Weeds are listed alphabetically.

Please click on the Weeds shown in Blue to go directly by hyperlink to information on these weeds

Australian Weeds of National Significance:

African Boxthorn

African Feather Grass

African Daisy

African Lovegrass

African Rue

African Thistle

African Turnip Weed

Agapanthus

Aleppo Pine

Alkali Sida

Alligator weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides)

Asparagus Fern (Asparagus aethiopicus)

Athel pine or tamarisk (Tamarix aphylla)

Case Study of Athel Pine control

How to Control Athel Pine

Bitou bush (Chrysanthemoides monilifera ssp. rotundata)

Bitou Bush Case Study

How to Control Bitou Bush

Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus aggregate)

Boneseed (Chrysanthemoides monilifera ssp. monilifera)

Bridal creeper (Asparagus asparagoides)

Cabomba (Cabomba caroliniana)

Chilean needle grass (Nassella neesiana)

Gorse (Ulex europaeus)

Hymenachne or Olive hymenachne (Hymenachne amplexicaulis)

Lantana (Lantana camara)

Mesquite (Prosopis species)

Mimosa (Mimosa pigra)

Parkinsonia (Parkinsonia aculeata)

Parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus)

Pond apple (Annona glabra)

Prickly acacia (Acacia nilotica)

Rubber vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora)

Salvinia (Salvinia molesta)

Serrated tussock (Nassella trichotoma)

Willow (Salix spp.)

Australian Alert List for Environmental Weeds:

Barleria or porcupine flower (Barleria prionitis)

Blue hound’s tongue (Cynoglossum creticum)

Cane needle grass (Nassella hyalina)

Chinese rain tree (Koelreuteria elegans ssp. formosana)

Chinese violet (Asystasia gangetica ssp. micrantha)

Cutch tree (Acacia catechu)

Cyperus (Cyperus teneristolon)

False yellowhead (Dittrichia viscosa)

Garden geranium (Pelargonium alchemilloides)

Heather (Calluna vulgaris)

Holly leaved senecio (Senecio glastifolius)

Horsetails (Equisetum species)

Karroo thorn (Acacia karroo)

Kochia (Bassia scoparia)

Lagarosiphon (Lagarosiphon major)

Laurel clock vine (Thunbergia laurifolia)

Leaf cactus (Pereskia aculeata)

Lobed needle grass (Nassella charruana)

Orange hawkweed (Hieracium aurantiacum)

Praxelis (Praxelis clematidea)

Rosewood or tipuana tree (Tipuana tipu)

Senegal tea plant (Gymnocoronis spilanthoides)

Siam weed or chromolaena (Chromolaena odorata)

Subterranean Cape sedge (Trianoptiles solitaria)

Uruguayan rice grass (Piptochaetium montevidense)

White Spanish broom (Cytisus multiflorus)

White weeping broom (Retama raetam)

Yellow soldier (Lachenalia reflexa)