Be on the lookout for these weeds that are new to Sydney or exist in very limited infestations that we can hope to eliminate.
- Mysore Thorn – known to be found in Holroyd council area
- Kei apple – known to be found in the Liverpool, Black town and Wollondilly areas
- Giant Devil’s Fig known to be found in Warringah council area, easily confused with Tropical Soda Apple
- Sicklethorn (Asparagus falcatus) known to be found on the Northern Beaches and in Strathfield LGA
- Monkey Comb (White Trumpet Vine) known to be found in Lane Cove and Hawkesbury council areas. It has been eradicated from Warringah council area.
- Kudzu known to be found in Penrith and Wollondilly council areas.
- Angel’s Trumpet known to be found in Wollondilly council area
- Brazilian Nightshade (Solanum seaforthianum) – found along the M4 – spread on machinery.
- Dutchman’s Pipe (Aristolochia elegans) – A garden escape, which is a declared weed in Qld, and which has recently been found in Waverton and the Emu Plains area – seed spread by wind and by water.
- Sea Spurge (Euphorbia paralias) - been found in Pittwater and Sutherland areas. Is spreading along the Australian coast
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- Wild Onion known to be found in Strathfield council area more information
- Japanese Knotweed known to be found Hornsby council area more information
- Horsetail known to be found Blue Mountains, Warringah and Pittwater council areas
- Kidney Leaf / Mud Plantain known to be found in Ku-ring-gai, Hornsby and The Hills council areas, as well as Lane Cove National Park and Sydney Olympic Park