A-Z listing of weeds

Photo guide to weeds

  • Photograph of the branch of an African boxthorn bush African boxthorn

    Overview of the African boxthorn (Lycium ferocissimum) habitat, distribution, lifecycle, spread, impacts, prevention, control and declaration in Queensland.

  • Photo of the African Fountain Grass African fountain grass

    African fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum) habitat, distribution, life cycle, spread, impacts, prevention, control, and declaration in Queensland.

  • Photograph of a tuft of African lovegrass African lovegrass

    African lovegrass (Eragrostis curvula) habitat, distribution, life cucle, spread, impacts, control and declaration under Queensland legislation.

  • African tulip tree flower African tulip tree

    African tulip tree (Spathodea campanulata) habitat, distribution, life cycle, spread, impacts, prevention, control and declaration under Queensland legislation.

  • Aleman grass infestation Aleman grass

    General information, impacts and description for Aleman grass

  • Close up photograph of  the flowers of alligator weed Alligator weed

    Information about alligator weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides), including habitat, life cycle, distribution and control methods

  • American mangrove American mangrove

    Impacts, description and declaration details for American mangrove in Queensland

  • Photo of the American rats tail American rat's tail grass

    Informaion on American rat's tail grass, Sporobolus jacquemontii, including description, impact, prevention, and declaration details

  • Photo of the Anchored water hyacinth Anchored water hyacinth

    Information on the aquatic weed Anchored water hyacinth (Eichhornia azurea) habitat, distribution, spread, impacts, prevention and declaration details.

  • Photograph showing the fern-like leaves of the annual ragweed plant Annual ragweed

    Annual ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) with habitat, distribution, life cycle, spread, impacts, prevention, control and declaration within Queensland.

  • Arrowhead vine leaves Arrowhead vine

    Description, declaration details and control methods for arrowhead vine in Queensland

  • Photo of the Athel Pine up close Athel pine

    Athel pine (Tamarix aphylla) is native to northern Africa and Asia and is planted for shade, shelter and erosion control but can escape cultivation and naturalise, especially around riverine habitats.

  • Photograph of the dark green oval adult leaves and yellow pear-shaped fruit of badhara bush Badhara bush

    Badhara bush (Gmelina elliptica) is a class 1 thorny shrub that occurs naturally throughout Asia. Information avaialble includes habitat, control and prevention

  • A photograph of multiple balloon vine fruit flowers hanging in a tree Balloon vine

    Information on the balloon (heart seed) vine (Cardiospermum grandiflorum) impacts, description, habitat, distribution, control and declaration within Queensland

  • Bamboo leaves Bamboo

    Description, impacts, declaration details and control methods for bamboo in Queensland

  • Baleria flowers Barleria

    Desecription, impacts, declaration details and control methods for barleria in Queensland

  • Close up of fruit of basket asparagus fern Basket asparagus fern

    Basket asparagus fern (Asparagus aethiopicus ´Sprengeri´)

  • Photo of the Bathurst Burr Bathurst burr

    Bathurst burr (Xanthium spinosum) introduced from South America in the 1800's, the impacts, description, habitat, control and declaration details.

  • Fruit and flower of bellyache bush Bellyache bush

    Bellyache bush (Jatropha gossypiifolia) is a class 2 weed and a weed of national significance, information on distribution, impacts, prevention and control.

  • Image showing Bitou bush flower Bitou bush

    Bitou bush (Chrysanthemoides monilifera subsp. rotundata)

  • Bitter weed plant Bitter weed

    Information about Bitter weed (Helenium amarum), including description, impacts, control and habitat

  • Close up photograph of the bright yellow flower of the Black-eyed Susan plant Black-eyed Susan

    Black-eyed Susan (Thunbergia alata) is native to Northern India and Tropical Africa. Information includes impacts, distribution and declaration.

  • Blackberry Blackberry

    Blackberry (Rubus anglocandicans, Rubus fruticosus agg.)

  • Blue agave Blue agave

    Description, impacts and declaration details of blue agave in Queensland

  • Blue mist plant - close up of flowers Blue mist plant

    Description, impacts and declaration details for blue mist plant in Queensland

  • Blue morning glory Blue morning glory

    Information about blue morning glory (Ipomoea indica), including habitat, impacts, control methods and declartion details

  • Blue stars flowers Blue stars

    Description, impacts, control methods and habitat for blue stars

  • Bog moss plant form Bog moss

    Weed risk assessment on the potential impacts of bog moss in Queensland

  • Brazilian jointvetch Brazilian jointvetch

    Pest risk assssment on the potential impacts of Brazilian jointvetch in Queensland

  • Bridal creeper leaf Bridal creeper

    Information on the Class 1 weed of national significance bridal creeper (Asparagus asparagoides) with detail on habitat, pevention and treatment.

  • Brillantasia Brillantaisia

    Description, impacts, declaration details and control methods for brillantaisia in Queensland

  • Close up photograph of a branch, leaves and berries of the Broad leaf privet bush Broad leaf privet

    Information on the class 3 declared pest plant broad leaf privet (Ligustrum lucidum) habitat, distribution, life cycle, impacts, prevention, and control.

  • Broad Leafed Paspalum Broad-leafed paspalum

    Description, impacts, habitat and declaration details of broad-leafed paspalum

  • Close up photograph of a branch, leaves and berries of the Broad leaf pepper tree Broadleaved pepper tree

    Broadleaved pepper tree (Schinus terebinthifolius)

  • Bunny ears or golden bristle cactus Bunny ears or Golden bristle cactus

    Description, impacts and declaration details for bunny ears in Queensland

  • Close up photograph of a Cabomba plant showing submerged tendrils and flowers Cabomba

    Information about cabomba (Cabomba spp.), or fanwort, including habitat, impacts, control methods and declaration details

  • Calopo Calopo

    Description, impacts, declaration details and control methods for calopo in Queensland

  • Calotrope flowers Calotrope

    Information about Calotrope (Calotropis procera), including description, habitat, life cycle and control

  • Close up photograph of a leafy branch of the Camphor laurel plant Camphor laurel

    Information on the class 3 pest plant Camphor laurel (Cinnamomum camphora) habitat, distribution, life cycle, impacts, prevention and control.

  • Candyleaf flower Candyleaf

    Information on candyleaf (Stevia ovata) with details on habitat, distribution, impacts, prevention and declaration within Queensland.

  • Captain Cook tree flower Captain Cook tree or yellow oleander

    Details of the Captain Cook tree or yellow oleander (Cascabela thevetia) including habitat, distribution, spread, impacts, control and declaration in Queensland

  • Photo of the Castor oil plant Castor oil bush

    Information on the naturalised castor oil bush (Ricinus communis) with details on impact, habitat, control and declaration details within Queensland.

  • Photo of the Cat's claw creeper Cat's claw creeper

    Information on the class 3 declared plant cat's claw creeper (Macfadyena unguis-cati) with detail on habitat, distribution, life cycle, impact and control

  • Photo of Chilean needle grass Chilean needle grass

    Information about Chilean needle grass (Nassella neesiana), including description, habitat, life cycle, impacts control methods and declaration details

  • Photo of the Chinee Apple Chinee apple

    Information on the class 2 declared plant Chinee apple (Ziziphus mauritiana) also known as Indian jujube or Chinese date with detail on impact and control.

  • Photo of the Chinese Celtis Chinese celtis

    Chinese celtis (Celtis sinensis) is a class 3 declared plant that is naturalised within South East Queensland. Details include distribution, impacts and control

  • Closeup photograph of the deep green oval-shaped leaves and sprays of the very small white flowers of small leaf privet Chinese or small leaf privet

    Information on the chinese privet (Ligustrum sinense) such as habitat, impact, prevention and control. Unlike the native privet, it is a declared class 3 plant.

  • Closeup photograph of the yellow to red berries of the Christ's thorn shrub Christ's thorn

    Details on the Christ's thorn (Ziziphus spina-christi) which is a class 1 pest plant, including description, distribution, impacts, prevention and declaration.

  • Photo of the Climbing Asparagus Fern Climbing asparagus fern

    Information on climbing asparagus fern, (Asparagus africanus) a class 3 pest plant, including description, distribution, spread, prevention, and controls.

  • A closeup photograph of one flower of the coastal morning glory plant showing the distinctive funnel shape and lavender colour with deeper coloured throat Coastal morning glory or mile-a-minute

    Coastal morning glory or Mile-a-minute (Ipomoea cairica)

  • Photograph of a large bunch of the small, round orange-yellow fruit produced by the cocos palm Cocos or Queen palm

    The cocos or Queen palm (Syagrus romanzoffiana) is not a declared species under Queensland legislation, information includes impacts and control.

  • Closeup photograph of the dark green, feathery, fern-like leaves and the flowers in pale pink fluffy balls Common sensitive plant

    Common sensitive plant (Mimosa pudica) restricts grazing and competes with tropical crops, information includes habitat, control and declaration in Queensland.

  • Closeup photograph of the dark green, three-lobed leaves, twisting tendrils, green immature fruit and dark purple mature fruit Corky passionflower

    The Corky passionflower (Passiflora suberosa) is not a declared plant in Queensland, information includes impacts, description, life cycle, and control

  • Cottontails flower Cotton-tails

    Impacts, description and habitat for cotton-tails (froelichia floridana)

  • Close up photograph of the leaves on a Crofton weed plant Crofton weed

    Crofton weed (Ageratina adenophora) is an aggressive pasture weed with a white flower, details include impacts, habitat, control and declaration in Queensland.

  • Cucumber tree flower Cucumber tree

    Description, impacts, declaration details and control methods for cucumber tree in Queensland

  • Close up photograph of the reed-like stems of the Cumbungi plant Cumbungi

    Cumbungi plants (Typha species) known as bullrush or cat's tail have leaves ranging from 1- 3 metres, details include impact, habitat, control and declaration.

  • Photo of the Currant Bush Currant bush

    Currant bush (Carissa ovata and Carissa lanceolata)

  • Photograph of three stems of dense waterweed showing the growth of the leaves in dense whorls on the stems Dense waterweed

    Information about dense waterweed (Egeria densa), including habitat, life cycle, impacts, control methods and declaration details

  • Diesel tree seed Diesel tree

    Description, impacts and declaration details for diesel tree in Queensland

  • Duranta flowers and berries Duranta or golden dewdrops

    Description, impacts, declaration details and control methods for golden dewdrops in Queensland

  • Close up photograph of the trumpet or bell-shaped flower of the Dutchman's pipe plant Dutchman's pipe

    Information about Dutchman's pipe (Aristolochia spp. other than native species), including habitat, life cycle, control and declaration details

  • Easter cassia Easter cassia

    Easter cassia (Senna pendula var. glabrata) is a shrub that grows to about 5 m tall. Easter cassia is not a declared plant under Queensland legislation; however, its control is recommended.

  • Elephant ear vine flowers and leaf Elephant ear vine

    Description, impacts, habitat and control of elephant ear vine

  • Photograph of the bunched stems of the Elephant grass plant Elephant grass

    Elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum) a tropical forage grass has large 30cm flower heads with colours from yellow to purple, details include impact and control

  • Photo of the Eurasian water milfoil Eurasian water milfoil

    Eurasian water milfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) is an aquatic class 1 weed native to Eurasia and North Africa. Details include habitat, impacts, and prevention.

  • Feathered asparagus fern fruit Feathered asparagus fern

    The feathered asparagus fern (Asparagus plumosus) is a climbing class 3 weed native to South Africa. Details include habitat, impacts, control and declaration.

  • Firethorn close up of the fruit Firethorn

    Description and impacts of firethorn in Queensland

  • Photograph of the yellow daisy-like flowers of the fireweed plant Fireweed

    Fireweed (Senecio madagascariensis) which is a daisy-like herb native to southern Africa is toxic to livestock, has bright yellow flowers, and is a class 2 weed

  • Photo of the Floating water chestnuts Floating water chestnuts

    Floating water chestnuts (Trapa spp.) is a floating aquatic plant with triangular waxy leaves which is native to South-East Asia and is a class 1 pest plant.

  • Gamba grass roadside infestation Gamba grass

    Information on gamba grass (Andropogon gayanus), including description, habitat, impacts, control methods and declaration details

  • Photograph of the tall thin seed head spikes growing from clumps of giant Parramatta grass Giant Parramatta grass

    Giant Parramatta grass (Sporobolus fertilis) a class 2 weed which reduces pasture productivity is known to loosen teeth of cattle and horses while grazing.

  • Giant rat's tail grass Giant rat's tail grass

    Giant rat's tail grass (Sporobolus pyramidalis and S. natalensis)

  • Giant reed - a perennial grass Giant reed

    Description, impacts, control methods and declaration for giant reed in Queensland

  • Photograph of a Giant sensitive plant Giant sensitive plant

    Giant sensitive plant (Mimosa diplotricha) a native to Brazil in South America has very small leaflets which close up when disturbed, injured or at nightfall.

  • Golden chain tree flowers Golden chain tree

    Description, impacts and declaration details on golden chain tree in Queensland

  • Gorse flowers Gorse

    Gorse (Ulex europaeus) is a class 1 Weed of National Significance native to Europe with yellow flowers and seed pods which are egg-shaped.

  • Close up photograph of stems of Grader grass being held for inspection Grader grass

    Grader grass (Themeda quadrivalvis) is a tufted grass native to India and also known as Oatgrass, habana grass or kangaroo grass.

  • Close up photograph of a stem with leaves and yellow flowers of the Green cestrum plant Green cestrum

    Green cestrum (Cestrum parqui) a native to Chile and Peru has a yellow flower and purple-black berry and is poisonous to livestock.

  • Close up photograph of the white blooms of the Groundsel bush Groundsel bush

    Groundsel bush (Baccharis halimifolia) is an introduced Class 2 pest plant with pale yellow flowers. Details include habitat, impacts, prevention and control.

  • Hairy senna flower Hairy senna

    Description, impacts, declaration details and control methods for hairy senna in Queensland

  • Harrisia cactus Harrisia cactus

    Harrisia cactus (Eriocereus spp.) are declared pest plants within Queensland, the plants have large pink funnel-shaped flowers, red fruit and long spines.

  • Harungana plant Harungana

    Harungana (Harungana madagascariensis) is a class 3 pest plant with white flowers, orange sap, small orange-brown fruit and known as Dragon's blood or Haronga.

  • Photo of the Heart Leaf Poison Bush Heart-leaf poison bush

    Heart leaf poison bush (Gastrolobium grandiflorum)

  • Hiptage flower Hiptage

    Description, impacts and general information on hiptage in Queensland

  • Photo of the Honey Locust Honey locust

    Honey locust (Gleditsia spp. including cultivars and varieties)

  • A closeup photograph of the green segmented stems of horsetails, which have the appearance of bamboo Horsetails

    Horsetails (Equisetum spp.) has the appearance of miniature bamboo and is a class 1 declared pest plant, information includes habitat, impacts and control.

  • Hudson pear sharp spikes Hudson pear

    Description, impacts and declarations of Hudson pear

  • Closeup photograph of a short piece of a stem of hygrophylla which shows the leaves growing in opposite pairs with a brown whorl present in the axil of each leaf Hygrophila

    Information about glush weed (Hygrophila costata), including description, habitat, control methods and declaration details

  • Photo of the Hymenachne Hymenachne or olive hymenachne

    Information about hymenachne (Hymenachne amplexicaulis), including description, habitat, distribution, control methods and declaration details

  • Ivy gourd infestation Ivy gourd

    General information, description and impacts about Ivy gourd, Coccinia grandis

  • Photo of the Japanese Honeysuckle Japanese honeysuckle

    Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) has blue-black berries, a woody vine, leaves that grow in opposite pairs and has tubular cream to orange flowers.

  • Image of Japanese Sunflower Japanese sunflower

    Japanese sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia) is native to Central America, has yellow and orange flowers. Details include habitat, control and declaration.

  • Kahili ginger flower Kahili ginger

    Description, impacts, declaration details and control information for kahili ginger in Queensland

  • Karoo thorn flower Karroo thorn

    Description, impacts and declaration details on Class 1 pest alert weed Karroo thorn

  • Kidney leaf closeup Kidneyleaf mudplantain

    General information, impacts and description for Kidneyleaf mudplantain, Heteranthera reniformis

  • No image available placeholder Kochia

    Information on the pest weed Kochia (Kochia scoparia syn Bassia scoparia)

  • Close up photograph of the leaves and flowers of the plant Koster's curse Koster's curse

    Koster's curse (Clidemia hirta) is native to tropical America, has leaves with a unique quilted appearance. Details include habitat, impacts, and control.

  • Photograph of an infestation of kudzu vine and showing the growth over a tree stump Kudzu

    Information about Kudzu, including impacts, description, declaration details

  • Close up of Lagarosiphon Lagarosiphon

    Information on the pest weed Lagarosiphon (Lagarosiphon major)

  • lantana flower Lantana

    Lantana is a Class 3 declared pest under Queensland legislation and a Weed of National Significance.

  • Leucaena pods and leaves Leucaena

    Information about leucaena (Leucaena leucocephala) , including distribution, habitat, control methods and declaration details

  • Photo of Limnocharis Limnocharis

    Limnocharis (Limnocharis flava) is a class 1 anchored aquatic pest plant, information includes habitat, spread, impacts, prevention and control.

  • A closeup photograph of lippia which shows the dense mat-like growth, leaves, runners, and small tubular pinkish flowers Lippia

    Information about lippia (Phyla canescens), including description, habitat, life cycle, control methods and declaration details

  • Photo of the Maderia Vine Madeira vine

    Madeira vine (Anredera cordifolia) is a class 3 climbing vine with heart shaped leaves, it produces creamy flower spikes and light-brown tubers.

  • Photo of the Madras Thorn Madras thorn

    Information on the pest weed Madras thorn (Pithecellobium dulce)

  • Malabar plum Malabar plum

    Pest risk assessment on the potential impacts of malabar palm in Queensland

  • Photo of Mesquite Mesquite

    Information about mesquite (Prosopis spp.), including description, habitat, life cycle, control methods and declaration details

  • Mexican bean tree flower Mexican bean tree

    Information about Mexican bean tree, including habitat, life cycle, impacts, control methods

  • Mexican feather grass Mexican feather grass

    Information on Class 1 pest Mexican feather grass, including description, habitat, life cycle, control methods and declaration details

  • Photo of Miconia Miconia

    Information about miconia (Miconia calvescens, Miconia racemosa, Miconia nervosa), including distibution, habitat, life cycle, control methods and declaration details

  • Image of mikania vine Mikania vine

    Mikania vine (Mikania spp.) also known as 'mile-a-minute' is a class 1 vine creeper and climber, information includes habitat, spread, impacts and prevention.

  • Photograph of a Mimosa bush Mimosa bush

    Mimosa bush (Acacia farnesiana) is a rounded shrub that is used during drought as stock fodder, it prefers dry localities and loamy or sandy soils.

  • Mimosa pigra leaves and spike Mimosa pigra

    Giant sensitive tree (Mimosa pigra) is a class 1 Weed of National Significance with fern-like leaves, thorns, round fluffy pink flowers, and hairy seed pods.

  • Close up photograph of a section of a Mistflower plant Mistflower

    Mistflower (Eupatorium riparium) or creeping crofton weed is a sprawling perennial that has small white flowers and black seeds with fine white hair on the tip.

  • Close up photograph of the stems and heads of Molasses grass Molasses grass

    Molasses grass (Melinis minutiflora) is a thickly growing grass with reddish leaf blades, purplish slender flowers and possesses a molasses-like odour.

  • Mother-in-law's tongue plant Mother-in-law's tongue

    Description, impacts, declaration details and control methods for mother-in-law's tongue in Queensland

  • Mother-of-millions flower Mother-of-millions

    Mother of millions (Bryophyllum delagoense and B. daigremontianum x B. delagoense; Syn.Bryophyllum tubiflorum and B. daigremontianum x B. tubiflorum) are escaped ornamental plants originating from Madagascar.

  • Myrica fruit Myrica

    Myrica (Myrica faya) is a class 1 pest plant that forms shrubs up to 15m high other information includes distribution, impacts, and prevention.

  • South-East Asian wait-a-while Mysore thorn

    Description, impacts, declaration details and control methods for South-East Asian wait-a-while in Queensland

  • Photo of Nauva Sedge Navua sedge

    Information about navua sedge (Cyperus aromaticus), including description, habitat, life cycle, control methods and declaration details

  • Neem tree Neem tree

    General information, impacts and description on Neem tree

  • Noorgoora burr Noogoora burr

    Noogoora burr (Xanthium pungens) is an annual herb with blotched purple stems and burrs that contaminate wool, seedlings can be poisonous to stock if eaten.

  • Photo of Ochna or Mickey Mouse plant Ochna or Mickey mouse plant

    Ochna (Ochna serrulata) or Mickey mouse plant has a bright yellow flower, fruit that turns black in summer, and forms a woody shrub with an angled tap root.

  • No image available placeholder Pannicle jointvetch

    Description, impacts and declaration details for Pannicle jointvetch

  • Paper mulberry flower Paper mulberry

    Description, impacts and declaration details for paper mulberry in Queensland

  • Para grass

    Para grass (Brachiaria mutica) is a common weed in cane-growing areas, growing up to 1m in height it possesses a hollow stem and a creeping growth habit.

  • Photo of Parkinsonia Parkinsonia

    Parkinsonia (Parkinsonia aculeata) is a class 2 Weed of National Significance (WONS) posessing fragrant, five-petalled, yellow flowers and pencil-like seed pods

  • Photo of Parra Grass Parramatta grass

    Parramatta grass (Sporobolus africanus) is a class 2 pest plant with seeds that get covered in black smutt, and flowers through the year with dark-green flowers

  • Photo of the Parthenium weed Parthenium weed

    Parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is a class 2 Weed of National Significance (WONS) with small cream-white flowers and black wedge-shaped seeds.

  • Photograph of the thin stems and long narrow leaves of pencil willow Pencil willow

    Pencil willow (Salix chilensis; syn. S. humboldtiana) is a class 3 pest plant that forms a large tree with male catkins, flowering occurs in spring.

  • Leaves of a pennata wattle or cha-om plant Pennata wattle or Cha-om

    Pennata wattle or Cha-om is a shrub which grows up to 5m and has scattered prickles along its branchlets and stem. Leaves, flowers and stem have a strong odor

  • No image available placeholder Peruvian primrose

    Information on the pest weed Peruvian primrose (Ludwigia peruviana)

  • Jatropha curcas plants Physic nut

    Description, impacts and declaration details for physic nut

  • Photograph of leaves of piper Piper

    Information on the pest weed Piper (Piper aduncum)

  • Photo of the Pond Apple Pond apple

    Pond apple (Annona glabra) is a class 2 Weed of National Significance (WONS) with leaves that emit a smell similar to green apples and bears a green fruit.

  • Praxelis flower Praxelis

    Description, impacts, control methods and declaration details for praxelis in Queensland

  • Photo of the Prickly Acacia Prickly acacia

    Prickly acacia (Acacia nilotica) is a class 2 Weed of National Significance (WONS) this tree has fern-like leaves, Golden-yellow flowers, and flat seed pods.

  • Prickly pear close up Prickly pear

    Prickly pear (Opuntia spp. other than O. ficus-indica)

  • Photograph showing the leaves and purple flowers of the purple rubber vine Purple or ornamental rubber vine

    Purple rubber vine (Cryptostegia madagascariensis)

  • Photo of the Red Sesbania Red sesbania

    Information on the pest weed Red sesbania (Sesbania punicea)

  • Redwood flowers Redwood

    Description, impacts and declaration details for Redwood in Queensland

  • Photo of Rhodes Grass Rhodes grass

    Rhodes grass (Chloris gayana) is a pasture grass wich grows between 60-160cm tall, possesses inflorescences with green or copper spikes.

  • Photo of the Rubber Vine Rubber vine

    Information about rubber vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora) including distribution, habitat, impacts, control methods and declaration details

  • Photograph of a hand holding up a clump of Salvinia which shows the long filamentous root system Salvinia

    Salvinia (Salvinia molesta) is a class 2 Weed of National Significance (WONS) which is a free-floating aquatic fern and can double in volume every 2-3 days.

  • Sanchezia Sanchezia

    Native to tropical South America, sanchezia (Sanchezia parvibracteata) was introduced to Queensland as an ornamental garden plant. This page describes the impacts, declaration details and control methods for sanchezia in Queensland.

  • Photograph of senegal tea flowers which resemble white pom poms Senegal tea plant

    Senegal tea plant (Gymnocoronis spilanthoides) is a Class 1 pest plant that has hollow stems allowing the plant to float, flowers resemble white pompoms.

  • Photo of Serrated Tussock Serrated tussock

    Information on the pest weed Serrated tussock (Nassella trichotoma)

  • Photograph of dead flower heads on Siam weed Siam weed

    Siam weed (Chromolaena odorata) is considered one of the world's most invasive weeds, the leaves are triangular with a 'pitchork' three-vein pattern.

  • Red ivy (Hemigraphis colorata)

  • Photo of the Sicklepod Sicklepod

    Sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia) including description, habitat, control methods and declaration details.

  • A closeup photograph of the glossy green leaves and small yellow daisy flowers of Singapore daisy Singapore daisy

    Singapore daisy (Sphagneticola trilobata) is a class 3 pest plant withpaired leaves, yellow or orange daisy-like flowers, and seeds that are elongated and brown

  • Photo of Snakeweed Snakeweed

    snakeweeds (Stachytarpheta spp.) are clumping perennial plants with paired leaves and flowers borne on spikes that develop a 'snake skin' appearance.

  • St John's Wort flower St John's wort

    General information, description, control methods, declaration details and impacts for St John's Wort

  • Photo of the Stinking Passion Flower Stinking passion flower

    Stinking passion flower (Passiflora foetida) is a climbing vine covered in soft hair, has passionfruit-like flowers and can be poisonous to people and livestock

  • Stink wort plant Stinkwort

    Description, impacts, control methods, declaration details and general information about Stinkwort

  • Telegraph weed flower Telegraph weed

    Description, impacts, declaration details and control of Telegraph weed

  • Photo of Thunbergia Thunbergia

    Thunbergia (if species unknown) is a highly invasive weed that may be a declared pest plant within Queensland. Details include prevention and control.

  • No image available placeholder Thunbergia annua

    Thunbergia annua is a Class 1 pest plant which can reproduce from seed or root pieces, has paired leaves, flowers are white and may have a cream centre.

  • Thunbergia fragrans flower Thunbergia fragrans

    Thunbergia fragrans is a class 1 pest plant with a twining vine and white flower that has a sweet aroma. Information includes distribution, impacts and control.

  • Close up photograph of the leaf and pods of the Thubergia grandiflora plant studiously arranged on a flat surface Thunbergia grandiflora

    Thunbergia grandiflora (blue trumpet vine) has a trumpet shaped flower, white on the outside and yellow inside, other details include prevention, and control.

  • Thunbergia laurifolia flower Thunbergia laurifolia

    Information on the pest weed Thunbergia laurifolia

  • Photo of the Tobacco Weed Tobacco weed

    Tobacco weed (Elephantopus mollis) a class 2 pest weed has clusters of small white flowers and fine hair covering the stem, details include impact and control.

  • Photograph taken from ground looking upwards through the canopy of a tortured willow to show the distinctive twisted branches Tortured willow

    Tortured willow (Salix matsudana) a class 3 Weed of National Significance has distinctive twisted branches. Information includes habitat, impact and control.

  • Tropical soda apple Tropical soda apple

    Description, impacts and declaration details for tropical soda apple in Queensland

  • Turbina Turbina

    A native of tropical America, turbina (Turbina corymobosa) is a scrambling liana that grows over 8 m high. This pages includes a description, impacts, declaration details and control methods for turbina in Queensland

  • Photo of the Umbrella tree Umbrella tree

    Umbrella tree (Schefflera actinophylla) is a native evergreeen with spikes of red flowers, the tree can cause damage to foundation, plumbing and pipes.

  • Wandering jew or Trad leaf and flower Wandering jew or trad

    Wandering jew or Trad (Tradescantia albiflora) establishes as a thick ground cover, possesses a small white three-petalled flower and green shiny leaves.

  • Closeup photograph of a spike of water hyacinth flowers which are light purple with a darker purple and yellow centre Water hyacinth

    Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) is a class 2 pest plant manifesting as a floating waterweed with light purple flowers which have darker centres.

  • This photograph is of a single water lettuce plant on the surface of water and shows the resemblance of the weed to a lettuce. Water lettuce

    Water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes) is a free floating aquatic class 2 declared pest plant with egg shaped fruits and a resemblance to an open head of lettuce.

  • Close up of water mimosa flower Water mimosa

    Information about water mimosa (Neptunia spp.) including habitat, life cycle, control methods and declaration details

  • Photograph of water soldiers with white flowers floating on the surface of a body of water Water soldiers

    Water soldiers (Stratiotes aloides) is a class 1 pest plant not currently known in Queensland with leaves that possess a sawtooth-edge.

  • White ball acacia flowers White ball acacia

    Description, impacts and declaration details for white ball acacia in Queensland

  • White ginger flower White ginger

    Impacts, description and control methods for White ginger in Queensland

  • Photograph of a cluster of the small white star-shaped flowers and yellow centre of the white moth vine White moth vine

    White moth vine (Araujia hortorum) is a perennial vine with triangular leaves possessing a white underside, fruits release seeds on silky hairs upon splitting.

  • This closeup photograph shows the thin stems, broad, three-lobed leaves, tight curly tendrils, large white flowers and small oval-shaped fruit of the white passion flower vine White passion flower

    White passion flower (Passiflora subpeltata)

  • Photo of the Wild Tobacco Tree Wild tobacco

    Wild tobacco (Solanum mauritianum) is a small tree possessing bunched purple-blue flowers and small round berries, it can be found in coastal Queensland.

  • Photo of Willows Willow

    Willow (Salix spp.) a class 1 pest plant is a deciduous tree or shrub which forms large, dense root-mats and has flower stalks with numerous tiny flowers.

  • Witchweed

    Witchweeds are parasitic herbs that grow on the roots of host plants. They are serious weeds of maize, millet, rice, sugarcane, sorghum and legume crops.

  • Yellow allamanda flowers Yellow allamanda

    Native to South America, yellow allamanda (Allamanda cathartica) was introduced to Far North Queensland as an ornamental and is now common in gardens. Description, impacts, declaration details and control methods for yellow allamanda in Queensland.

  • Yellow bells flowers Yellow bells

    Yellow bells (Tecoma stans) is a class 3 pest plant which forms shrub, has clusters of bright yellow flowers, during spring and summer, and bean like fruit pods

  • Yellow fever tree - spike Yellow fever tree

    Description and impacts of Yellow fever tree in Queensland

  • Yellow ginger flowers and leaves Yellow ginger

    Impacts, description and control methods for yellow ginger in Queensland

  • Photo of the Zebrina Zebrina

    Zebrina (Tradescantia zebrina) is an invasive weed in North Queensland, it has silvery-green leaves with purple undersides and bright pink flowers.

Last updated 14 October 2013