Fast-growing opportunistic weeds may grow and mature within a few weeks, smothering natives, and leaving a residue of seed and dead vegetation that raises nitrogen levels and creates a fire hazard. Weeds from other parts of the world have been introduced without the predators that may have kept them under control in the places from which they came.


Three of the worst types of weeds:

Rose Pelargonium (Pelargonium capitatum)

Geraldton Carnation Weed (Euphorbia terracina)

Hare's Tail grass (Lagurus ovatus)

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