Weed resources

Fact sheets
Aleman grass (Echinochloa polystachya)
Alligator weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides)
Bamboo (fast spreading / running)
Cecropia (Cecropia peltata)
Chinese celtis (Celtis sinensis)
Cockspur coral tree (Erythrina crista-galli)
Giant devils fig (Solanum chrysotrichum)
Giant rats tail grass and other weedy Sporobolus species
Groundsel bush (Baccharis halimifolia)
Honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)
Hymenachne (Hymenachne amplexicaulis)
Kidney leaf mud plantain (Heteranthera reniformis)
Kosters curse (Clidemia hirta)
Miconia (Miconia calvescens)
Paper mulberry (Broussonetia papyrifera)
Poisonous plants
Pond apple (Annona glabra)
Seeded banana (Musa spp.)
Senegal tea plant (Gymnocoronis spilanthoides)
Tropical soda apple (Solanum viarum) and similar Solanum species
Tropical soda apple (Solanum viarum)
Water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes)


Operational procedures
Machinery and vehicle clean-down checklist


Weed identification
Weed identification booklet - NSW Far North Coast
Australian Government: Weeds in Australia identification tool


Junior weed inspectors - Test your knowledge!
Test sheet
Answer sheet


Useful links
Resources Australian Government: Weeds in Australia
  Environmental Protection Authority (EPA)
  Landcare Australia
  Look Learn Act – Be Weed Free
  Northern Landcare Support Services
  NSW Department of Primary Industries – Weeds
  NSW Office of Environment and Heritage – Weeds
  PlantNET – NSW Flora online
Backyard Bushcare
Weed Bulletin
Published by Great Lakes Council (you can subscribe here)
  Edition 1 – Cassia
  Edition 2 – Asparagus fern
  Edition 3 – Mother of millions
  Edition 4 – Cape ivies
  Edition 5 – Indian hawthorn
  Edition 6 – Ochna or “Mickey Mouse Plant”
  Edition 7 – African olive
  Edition 8 – Garden flowers special
  Edition 9 – Morning glory (aka Mile-a-minute)


Control information
Best practice management Giant rats tail grass and Giant Parramatta grass (Weedy sporobolus)
Biological control Cats claw creeper
  Crofton weed
  Giant Parramatta grass 
Giant Parramatta grass – Parra Trooper
  Madeira vine
  NSW Environmental and Aquatic Weed Biological Control Taskforce newsletter – August 2012
  Parramatta grass
  Salvinia (Salvinia molesta)
Buyers, beware! Read this before purchasing land
Control manuals Alligator weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides)
  Lantana (Lantana camara)
  Noxious and environmental Weed Control Handbook
  Camphor laurel (Cinnamomum camphora) (compiled by Janet Townsend)