Weeds of National Significance

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Overview

Thirty-two Weeds of National Significance (known as WONS) have been identified based on their invasiveness, potential for spread and environmental, social and economic impacts. View their profiles.

Further information: Invasive Plants and Animals Committee 2016, Australian Weeds Strategy 2017 to 2027, Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, Canberra

36 species

Andropogon gayanus (Gamba Grass)

Annona glabra (Pond Apple)

Anredera cordifolia (Madeira Vine )

Anredera cordifolia
Anredera cordifolia
Anredera cordifolia

Asparagus aethiopicus 'Sprengeri' (Ground Asparagus Fern)

Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal Creeper, Florist's Smilax)

Asparagus asparagoides
Asparagus asparagoides
Asparagus asparagoides

Asparagus declinatus (Bridal Veil Creeper)

Cryptostegia grandiflora (Rubber Vine)

Cytisus scoparius subsp. scoparius (Scotch Broom, Broom, English Broom)

Cytisus scoparius subsp. scoparius
Cytisus scoparius subsp. scoparius
Cytisus scoparius subsp. scoparius

Dolichandra unguis-cati (Cat's Claw Creeper)

Eichhornia crassipes (Water Hyacinth)

Genista linifolia (Flax-leaf Broom)

Genista linifolia
Genista linifolia
Genista linifolia

Genista monspessulana (Cape Broom, Montpellier Broom)

Genista monspessulana
Genista monspessulana
Genista monspessulana

Lycium ferocissimum (African Boxthorn)

Lycium ferocissimum
Lycium ferocissimum
Lycium ferocissimum

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