Common agricultural and backyard weeds

Members of the community regularly come into the Project Platypus Office with queries regarding common agricultural weeds encountered in the upper catchment.


Caltrop, Bindii (Tribulus terrestris)

Cape Weed (Arctotheca calendula)

Scotch Thistle (Onopordum acanthium)

Onion Grass (Romulea rosea)

Cork Screw (Erodium botrys)

Marshmallow (Malva parviflora)

Stinging Nettles (Urtica dioica)

Sorrel (Acetosella vulgaris)

Sour Sob (Oxalis pes-caprae)

Plantain (Plantago sp)

Pig Weed (Portulaca oleracea)

Hog/Wire weed (Polygonum arenastrum)