Listed below are the most commonly occurring noxious weeds in the City of Ryde. Find out specific information about each weed and how to control and dispose of it responsibly.
The following plants have been declared noxious weeds.
A decorative tree or large shrub that grows up to 15m in height with lighter green canopy than that of the edible olive tree
White flowers on vertical stems, opposite leaves and hollow stems.
A twining herbaceous and perennial climber with light green and soft compound leaves.
A Class 3 noxious weed with yellow, daisy-like flowers.
A Class 4 noxious weed with small bright green leaves with many parallel veins, wiry stems and small red berries.
Leaves are made up of 3 pairs of opposite leaflets and features bright yellow pea flowers, producing a long bean-like pod in autumn.
A vine with large, bright yellow bell shaped flowers in spring.
A densely tufted clumping grass with a long, pink or purple, feathery spike.
A Class 3 noxious weed with lance-shaped leaves and tubular greenish-yellow flowers.
A Class 4 noxious weed with bright light green ‘fronds’ and bright red berries in autumn.
A dense bush with prickly stems and a colourful head of tubular flowers.
A climber with heart-shaped leaves and creamy coloured flowers, growing on long ‘lamb’s tails’.
A Class 4 noxious weed with flowers that are purple, pink or whitish- pink.
A plant with large blue to purple trumpet-shaped flowers and heart-shaped leaves.
A shrub with light brown stems, finely serrated leaves, yellow flowers and small berries with red 'petals'.
A grass with long, thin leaves with pink or white flower plumes up to 5 metres high.
A plant with large dark glossy green leaves and small white flowers which form into clusters of purple-black berries.
A Class 4 noxious weed with small leaves, sprays of white flowers, followed by large bunches of small purple-black berries.
A Class 4 noxious weed with rounded woody stems and an extensive system of underground stems.
A floating, mat forming plant. Leaves occur in groups of threes and are coated in hairs.
An aquatic plant with large pale blue-mauve flowers with darker purple and yellow blotch.
Vigorous prostrate or scrambling perennial creeper with large underground connected tubers and arrow head shaped leaves on long stalks.
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