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Townsville Weed Species Lists: | to brief notes on control | do not buy these plants |

Occurrence and effects... existing and potential environmental weeds of the Townsville City Council region:
List by Con Lokkers, Earthworks Environmental Services, May 1999
Symbols | Acacia | Eichornia | Opuntia | Solanum |

 

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Species name

 

Common name

 

Form

Problems caused

(2-observed, 1-potential)

Currentweed status

Distrib.

abund.

status

Occurrence by soil/landform types

(o–occasional, c–common)

sa

ss

m

f

n

w

old

pl

rec

all

wet

lnd

bch

fnt

mgv

sp

bch

rg/s

col

mtn

Solanum seaforthianum top

Brazilian nightshade

vine

1

1

 

 

 

 

l

0

 

o

 

 

 

o

o

 

Solanum torvum

devils fig

shrub

 

1

 

 

1

 

l

0

 

o

 

 

 

o

 

 

Spathodea campanulata1

African tulip tree

tree

 

1

 

 

 

 

l

1

 

o

 

 

 

 

 

o

Stachytarpheta jamaicensis

snake weed

herb

 

2

2

 

 

 

m

0

c

c

 

 

 

c

c

 

Stylosanthes humilis

Townsville stylo

shrub

 

2

2

 

 

 

m

0

c

c

 

 

 

 

 

 

Syzygium cumini1

Javan plum

tree

 

1

 

 

 

 

l

0

 

o

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tamarindus indica1

tamarind

tree

 

1

 

 

 

 

l

0

 

o

 

 

 

o

 

 

Tecoma stans1

yellow bignonia

shrub

 

2

2

 

 

 

m

1

 

o

 

 

 

c

 

 

Themeda quadrivalvis

grader grass

grass

 

2

2

2

 

 

s

2

c

c

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thevetia peruviana1

yellow oleander

shrub

 

2

1

 

1

1

m

1

 

c

 

 

 

 

o

 

Thunbergia spp1

thunbergia

vine

2

2

1

 

 

 

m, P2

1

 

o

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tithonia diversifolia

Japanese sunflower

herb

 

1

1

 

 

 

m

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

o

 

Tridax procumbens

tridax daisy

herb

 

1

 

 

 

 

l

0

c

c

 

 

 

c

c

 

Triumfetta spp

chinese burrs

herb/shrub

 

1

1

 

1

 

l

0

o

o

 

 

 

o

o

 

Urena lobata

urena burr

herb/shrub

 

1

1

 

1

 

l

0

o

o

 

 

 

o

o

 

Urochloa mosambicensis

sabi grass

grass

 

2

2

2

 

 

m

2

 

c

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wedelia trilobata1

Singapore daisy

vine

1

1

1

 

 

 

m

1

 

o

 

 

 

o

 

 

Xanthium pungens

noogoora burr

shrub

 

1

1

 

1

 

l, P3

0

 

c

 

 

 

o

 

 

Zizyphus mauritiana

chinee apple

tree

 

2

2

2

2

 

s, P3

2

c

c

 

 

 

o

c

 

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