Weeds in Australia

Weeds species A-Z

Weeds species A-Z

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Weed species beginning with A (25 weeds found)
Thumbnail Common Name Scientific Name
Lycium ferocissimum African Boxthorn, Boxthorn Lycium ferocissimum
Weed of National Significance Weed of National Significance
Senecio pterophorus African Daisy, Rough Senecio, Winged Groundsel Senecio pterophorus
Cenchrus macrourus African Feather Grass, Bedding Grass Cenchrus macrourus
Eragrostis curvula African Lovegrass, Weeping Lovegrass, Weeping Love Grass, Boer Lovegrass, Weeping Grass Eragrostis curvula
Peganum harmala African Rue, Syrian Rue, Wild Ru, Peganum, Harmal Peganum, Harmal, Harmala Peganum harmala
Berkheya rigida African Thistle, Augusta Thistle, Berkheya, Berkherya Thistle, Hamelin Thislte Berkheya rigida
Sisymbrium runcinatum African Turnip Weed Sisymbrium runcinatum
Sisymbrium thellungii African Turnip Weed Sisymbrium thellungii
Agapanthus spp. Agapanthus, African Lily, Lily of the Nile Agapanthus spp.
Pinus halepensis Aleppo Pine Pinus halepensis
Malvella leprosa Alkali Sida, Ivy-leaf Sida, Alkali Mallow Malvella leprosa
Alternanthera philoxeroides Alligator Weed Alternanthera philoxeroides
Weed of National Significance Weed of National Significance
Eichhornia azurea Anchored Water Hyacinth, Rooted Water Hyacinth Eichhornia azurea
Cenchrus pedicellatus Annual Mission Grass, Hairy Fountain Grass Cenchrus pedicellatus
Ambrosia artemisiifolia Annual Ragweed, Common Ragweed, Ambrosia, Bitterweed, Hay-fever Weed, Hogbrake, Hogweed, Horseweed, Asthma Plant Ambrosia artemisiifolia
Solanum linnaeanum Apple-of-Sodom Solanum linnaeanum
Aristolochia spp. (other than native species) Aristolochia, Dutchman's Pipe, Birthwort, Calico Flower, Pelican Flower Aristolochia spp. (other than native species)
Sagittaria montevidensis Arrowhead, Californian Arrowhead, Sagittaria Sagittaria montevidensis
Cynara cardunculus Artichoke Thistle, Artichoke Cardoon, Wild Artichoke, Desert Artichoke, Spanish Artichoke, Scotch Thistle, Cardoon, Globe Artichoke Cynara cardunculus
Zantedeschia aethiopica Arum Lily, Calla Lily, White Arum Lily, Lily of the Nile, Egyptian Lily, Jack in the Pulpit, Florist's Calla, Garden Calla, Pig Lily, Trumpet Lily, St Joseph's Arum Lily, Funeral Flowe, Death Lily Zantedeschia aethiopica
Arundinaria spp. Arundinaria Reed, Simon's Bamboo Arundinaria spp.
Asparagus aethiopicus Asparagus Fern, Ground Asparagus, Basket Fern, Sprengi's Fern, Bushy Asparagus, Emerald Asparagus Asparagus aethiopicus
Weed of National Significance Weed of National Significance
Tamarix aphylla Athel Pine, Athel Tree, Tamarisk, Athel Tamarisk, Athel Tamarix, Desert Tamarisk, Flowering Cypress, Salt Cedar Tamarix aphylla
Weed of National Significance Weed of National Significance
Austroeupatorium inulifolium Austroeupatorium, Whiteweed Austroeupatorium inulifolium
Crataegus x sinaica Azzarola, Azzarola Hawthorn, Azzarola Thorn, May, Neapolitan Medlar, Whitethorn, Mount Sinai Thorn Crataegus x sinaica


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