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Weed List:

Over the years numerous weeds have been introduced which the Friends seek to remove.

Weeds  found in the park:


Top 13 weeds tackled by Friends of Sturt Gorge:

Olea europaea European Olive
Chrysanthemoides monilifera Boneseed
Monadenia bracteata African Orchid
Aparagus asparagoides Bridal Creeper
Fraxinus rotundifolia   Desert Ash
Rosa canina Dog Rose
Rubus sp. Blackberry
Senecio pterophorus South African daisy
Genista monspessulana Nontpelier Broom
Foeniculum vulgare Fennel
Homaria flaccida   One-leaved Cape Tulip
Phalaris aquatica Toowomba Canary-grass
Pentaschistus thunbergii

Weeds found recently but not listed in 1990 management plan:

Thistle - not sure of which one

Weeds listed in the 1990 management plan:

Allium triquetrum
Apium graveolens
Asclepias rotundifolia
Avena fatua
Bromus sp.
Centaurea calcitrapa
Chrysanthemoides monilifera
Conium maculatum
Crataegus monogyna
Cynara cardunculus
Cynodon dactylon
Echium plantagineum
Euphorbia terracina
Ficus carica
Foeniculum vulgare
Fraxinus oxycarpa
Genista monspessulana
Geranium sp.
Gynandriris setifolia
Homaria flaccida  
Hypericum perforatum
Hypochoeris radiata
Lathyrus latifolius
Lathyrus sp.
Leucojum aestivum
Lycium ferocissimum
Marrubium vulgare
Medicago polymorpha
Melitotus sp.
Nasturtium officinale
Olea europaea
Oryzopsis miliacea
      
now Piptatherum miliaceum
Oxalis pes-caprae
O. purpurea
Pennisetum clandestinum
Pentaschistus thunbergii
Piptatherum miliaceum
Phalaris aquatica

Romulea rosea
Rosa canina
Rubus sp.
Rumex obtusifolius
Salix babylonica
Salix sp.
Senecio pterophorus
Silybum marianum
Solanum nigrum
Sonchus oleraceus
Tragopogon porrifolius
Vicia sp.
Vinca major
Vitis vinifera
Three-cornered Garlic
celery
Broad-leaved Cottonbush
Wild Oat

Starthistle
Boneseed
Hemlock
Hawthorn
Wild Artichoke
Couch Grass
Salvation Jane
False Caper
Common Fig
Fennel
European Ash
Nontpelier Broom

Thread Iris
One-leaved Cape Tulip
St. Johns Wort
Cat’s Ear
Perennial Pea

Snowflake
African Boxthorn
Horehound
Toothed Medic

Watercress
European Olive


Soursob
Largeflower Wood Sorrel
Kikuyu

Rice millet
Toowomba Canary-grass
Onion-grass
Dog Rose
Blackberry
Broad-leaf Dock
Weeping Willow
Willow
South African daisy
Milk Thistle
Blackberry Nightshade
Common Sow Thistle
Salsify

Greater Periwinkle
Grape vine

Unidentified:

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Scarlet Pimpernal

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Thistle

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Allium triquetrum Three-cornered Garlic

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Chrysanthemoides monilifera Boneseed:

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Echium plantagineum Salvation Jane

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Foeniculum vulgare Fennel

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Fraxinus oxycarpa European Ash
Fraxinus rotundifolia Desert Ash

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Gladiolus undulatus Wild Gladiolus

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Homaria flaccida One-leaved Cape tulip

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Monadenia bracteata African Orchid

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Olea europaea European Olive

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Oxalis pes-caprae Sour-sob

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Phalaris aquatica Toowomba Canary-grass

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Piptatherum sp. Millet Grass

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Romulea sp Guildford Grass

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Rosa canina Dog Rose

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Rubus sp (Blackberry)

 

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Sparaxis

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Weeds Australia - National Weeds Strategy

Weeds of National Significance Strategies:

Blackberry
Bridal Creeper
Bone Seed

 

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