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Significant weeds known to occur, or with the potential to occur, in the region you have selected include the following 24 vines.
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Blue Morning Glory
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Pueraria montana var. lobata
Laurel Clock Vine
Rubber vine (2)
Cultivated as an ornamental. Naturalised in isolated localities in Queensland and New South Wales. Considered to be a weed in South Africa.... more
Occasional serious weed of gardens and bushland, smothering trees and shrubs. Likely to be confused with Ipomoea purpurea which is distinguished by its sepals with an acute tip, not long and tapering as in Ipomoea indica (see ... more
Garden escape, now widespread and common in coastal summer rainfall areas, north from Sydney. Commonly used in gardens to cover trellises and fences. Serious weed that will smother large trees and shrubs. Especially troublesome along coasta... more
Aggressive weed of urban bushland in tropical and subtropical areas.... more
Garden escape. Localised major weed of the coastal regions of NSW and Queensland, especially along creeks. Ipomoea cairica is also naturalised in North and South America, New Zealand, Pacific islands, Taiwan and Japan.... more
Garden escape, naturalised in open forest and disturbed land. Most troublesome in the subcanopy and ground vegetation layers. Leaves, stems and green fruit are poisonous. A troublesome weed in Melanesia, Hawaii, and now spreading in SE Asia... more
Varieties of this species are difficult to distinguish. Variety utilishas been introduced to Queensland as a silage/green manure crop and has naturalised. All varieties form thickets and smother supporting vegetation. Variety utilis ... more
Widely cultivated in the tropics. Relatively common in closed forests in south-eastern Queensland. Suspected of poisoning livestock. Also considered a problem in Australia as birdwing butterflies, Ornithoptera priamus and Ornithop... more
Now a serious weed on sandy coastal soils in south eastern Queensland and along the north coast of NSW. Still being grown as an ornamental. Known to be fatally toxic to humans; contains alkaloids similar to colchicine; the rootstock is the ... more
This legume is widely used in the tropics for fodder and often mixed with pasture grasses. Plants may smother supporting vegetation. Now a major weed in northern Queensland and increasing in south-eastern Queensland and north-eastern NSW.... more
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