Clissold Reserve - Weed List

The following list is of some of the weeds being eliminated by the bushcarers

Class/Family Botanical Name Common Name(s) Origin
Asteraceae Ageratina adenophora Crofton Weed Central America
Simaroubaceae Ailanthus altissima Tree of Heaven China
Basellaceae Anredera cordifolia Madeira Vine South America
Apocynaceae Araujia hortorum Moth vine Peru
Asparagaceae Asparagus aethiopicus Asparagus fern South Africa
Asparagus plumosus Climbing Asparagus South Africa
Asteraceae Bidens pilosa Cobbler's pegs, Farmer's friend Temperate and tropical America
Asteraceae Coreopsis lanceolata Coreopsis North America
Iridaceae Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora Montbretia A hybrid of two tropical South African species and originally produced in France
Cyperaceae Cyperus sesquiflorus Sedge Native of tropical regions
Poaceae Ehrharta erecta Panic Veldtgrass South Africa
Poaceae Eragrostis curvula African Lovegrass South Africa
Verbenaceae Lantana camara Lantana Tropical South America
Caprifoliaceae Lonicera japonica Japanese honeysuckle China and Japan
Oleaceae Ligustrum lucidum Large-leaved privet China and Japan
Oleaceae Ligustrum sinense Small-leaved privet Native to Asia
Ochnaceae Ochna serrulata Mickey mouse plant South Africa
Malvaceae Pavonia hastata South America
Rosaceae Rubus fruticosus Blackberry Europe
Caesalpinioideae Senna pendula Cassia South America
Malvaceae Sida rhombifolia Paddy's Lucerne Native of trop. regions
Solanaceae Solanum mauritianum Wild Tobacco Bush South America
Caryophyllaceae Stellaria media Common Chickweed Northern Hemisphere
Asteraceae Taraxacum officinale Dandelion Europe
Commelinaceae Tradescantia albiflora Trad, Wandering Jew South America