Weed Register

Weeds Found on Hewitts Creek Site

 Turkey Rhubarb (Acetosa sagittata) – vigorous perennial creeper
Turkey Rhubarb tubersTurkey Rhubarb LeavesTurkey Rhubarb Flowers
Ginger Lily (Hedychium gardnerianum) – perennial, often grows along creeks
Ginger Lily
 
Blackberry – thorny vine, leaves similar to rose (Rubus fruticosis)
BlackberryBlackberry
 
Asparagus Fern (Protasparagus aethiopicus) – spiky leaves, green berries
Asparagus Fern
 
Blue Morning Glory (Ipomoea indica) – vigorous woody trailing creeper, fast growing, blue trumpet flowers, palmate leaves
Morning Glory
 
Castor Oil Plant – toxic, red leaf stems, palmate leaves (Ricinus communis)
Castor Oil Plant
Reference: http://www.weeds.org.au/cgi-bin/weedident.cgi tpl=plant.tpl&ibra=all&card=S05
 
Lantana (Lantana camara) – woody shrub, pink/yellow flowers, distinctive smell
Lantana
 
Senna Bush (Cassia)
Senna Bushcassia_flower
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
unidentified: tall weed – long tail-like flower spikes, pinkish, simple lanceolate leaves
 
Mickey Mouse Bush (Ochna serrulata )Mickey Mouse Bush
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wandering Jew (Tradescantia fluminernsis) … more info
Wandering Jew
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Palm Weed??
palm
 
Kikuyu Grass
kikuyu grows through planting
 
 
 
 
 
India weed?
indiaweed
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
More information on local weeds: Sydney Basin Weeds
This site has a good weed identification tool: http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/invasive/weeds/
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