Don’t know what weed species you are looking at? Need it identified?
First, try these pages on our website –
Check out the weed control timetable for a summary of control timing and tips (pdf, 129kbs).
COMMON AGRICULTURAL and BACKYARD WEEDS
If you can’t find the weed you are looking for, try these external links –
This website provides a useful key (herb/shrub/grass/tree/vine) system that can then be narrowed down to flower colour and then a further breakdown using other specimen characteristics.
This website provides small pictures of each commonly encountered species in Victoria to help narrow down possible matches.
Still can’t identify?
Bring it into the Project Platypus office and we will have a go.
Please make sure the specimen is in a sealed container or bag to prevent seeds from being spread.
A fresh specimen will make the job easier.