Common Invasive Plants in Australia
A B c D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

For every weed index below, developed through IEWF, you get 4 choices as to how to reach the weed information. If you are more comfortable with common names you can choose the common name index for the area otherwise use the scientific name index. For those of you with restricted computer resources you can choose the index without photos or if you don't care have a look at the index filled with weedy photos. If you want to just find a weed at no specific location try "Weeds in Australia" indexes. For an area developed independent to IEWF you will be linked to a site for that region.

When you have found your plant take note of the scientific name (1st part of name is genus, 2nd is species) and click here to go to Australia's Virtual Herbarium , developed by the various herbaria around Australia and DEH, to see distribution maps.

We hope you enjoy using our easy web weed lookup for assistance in weed identification!

Weeds in Australia
Common name index with photos
Common name index without photos
Scientific name index with photos
Scientific name index without photos


Australian Government
      Weeds in Australia - including lookup

Australian Weeds Committee
      Weeds Australia - identification and The Atlas of Living Australia.


African tulip tree - a killer of native bees. Bob The Bee Man website.


Australian Invasive Cacti Network
      cacti identification and control.

Charles Sturt University has some great resources to help in identification of plants.
      Visit The Virtual Herbarium and learn how to recognise the most common plant families, grasses and more.

Poison plant information links
      Australian National Botanic Gardens: illustrations of some poisonous plants
      Victorian Poisons Information Centre: Plants not friendly to children

Weeds CRC - link to archived website

A wealth of weeds information can be found on the archived Weeds CRC website. The Weeds CRC was functional from 1995-2008.

Weeds of Australia
- weed identification tool.

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Australian Capital Territory


ArcGIS - Comprehensive list of environmental weeds maps for the ACT.

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N

New South Wales


Camden - Cobbitty - common name index with photos
Camden - Cobbitty - common name index without photos
Camden - Cobbitty - scientific name index with photos
Camden - Cobbitty - scientific name index without photos

Coastal NSW - Impatiens walleriana

Department of Agriculture (NSW) - weed profiles

NSW - PlantNet - Botanic Gardens Trust - Sydney

South Coast Weeds.
South Coast - Impatiens sodenii


Sydney Metropolitan - Ryde - common name index with photos
Sydney Metropolitan - Ryde - common name index without photos
Sydney Metropolitan - Ryde - scientific name index with photos
Sydney Metropolitan - Ryde - scientific name index without photos

Sydney Weeds Committees - see the Youtube videos on selected weed removal

Western NSW - Macquarie Valley & Lachlan Valley

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Q

Queensland


African tulip tree - a killer of native bees. Bob The Bee Man website.

Gold Coast - environmental weeds

Central Coast - Mackay - Impatiens walleriana

Weeds of Australia.

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S

South Australia


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T

Tasmania


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V

Victoria

Angair Inc - weed posters of Anglesea

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W

Western Australia


Florabase - Kimberley weeds

Florabase - Swan weeds

Florabase - Weeds of WA

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