Priority level - Eradication

The following weeds are present in limited distribution and abundance in the North Coast region. Elimination of the biosecurity risk posed by these weeds is a reasonably practical objective.

Four biosecurity control orders are in place:

Biosecurity (Boneseed) Control Order 2017   Biosecurity (Parkinsonia) Control Order 2017
Boneseed Boneseed
(Chrysanthemoides monilifera
subspecies monilifera)
  Parkinsonia Parkinsonia
(Parkinsonia aculeata)
     
Biosecurity (Chinese violet) Control Order 2019   Biosecurity (Tropical Soda Apple) Control Order 2017
Chinese violet Chinese violet
(Asystasia gangetica ssp. micrantha)

  Fact sheet
  Tropical soda apple Tropical soda apple
(Solanum viarum)

  Fact sheet

 

Regional priority weeds:

Aleman grass Aleman grass
(Echinochloa polystachya)
  Ming asparagus Ming / Pompom asparagus fern
(Asparagus macowanii var. zuluensis)
Black locust Black locust
(Robinia pseudoacacia)
  Mysore raspberry Mysore raspberry
(aka white blackberry)
(Rubus niveus)
Cape broom Cape broom
(Genista monspessulana)
  Pampas grass Pampas grass
(Cortaderia selloana)
Cecropia Cecropia
(Cecropia spp.)

  Fact sheet
  Paper mulberry Paper mulberry
(Broussonetia papyrifera)
Gorse Gorse
(Ulex europaeus)
  Scotch broom Scotch broom
(Cytisus scoparius subsp. scoparius)
Grey sallow Grey sallow
(Salix cinerea)
  Seeded banana Seeded banana
(Musa ornata or M. velutina)
Horsetails Horsetails
(Equisetum spp.)
  Senegal tea plant Senegal tea plant
(Gymnocoronis spilanthoides)
Hymenachne Hymenachne
(Hymenachne amplexicaulis)

  Fact sheet
  Shoebutton ardisia Shoebutton ardisia
(Ardisia elliptica)
Japanese walnut Japanese walnut
(Juglans ailantifolia)
  Sicklethorn Sicklethorn
(Asparagus falcatus)
Kidney leaf mud plantain Kidney leaf mud plantain
(Heteranthera reniformis)
  Tobacco weed Tobacco weed
(Elephantopus mollis)
Leaf cactus Leaf cactus
(Pereskia aculeata)
  Water star grass Water star grass
(Heteranthera zosterifolia)
Mahonia Mahonia
(Berberis lomarliifolia)