Perennial ground cherry (Physalis longifolia)

Profile

Impact

Native of North America, Perennial Ground Cherry is a perennial herb to 50 cm high. It spreads as seed by animals that eat the fruit, fruit floating on water and by cultivation spreading cut pieces of root. Occasional serious weed of cultivation.

back to top

Control

Herbicide options

Contact your local council weeds officer for control advice for Perennial ground cherry (Physalis longifolia).

back to top

Legal requirements

The content provided here is for information purposes only and is taken from the Noxious Weeds (Weed Control) Order 2014 published in the NSW Government Gazette, detailing weeds declared noxious in New South Wales, Australia, under the Noxious Weeds Act 1993. The Order lists the weed names, the control class and the control requirements for each species declared in a Local Control Authority area.

Area Class Legal requirements
Albury 4 Locally Controlled Weed
The growth of the plant must be managed in a manner that continuously inhibits the ability of the plant to spread
Balranald 4 Locally Controlled Weed
The growth of the plant must be managed in a manner that continuously inhibits the ability of the plant to spread
Bland 4 Locally Controlled Weed
The growth of the plant must be managed in a manner that continuously inhibits the ability of the plant to spread
Carrathool 4 Locally Controlled Weed
The growth of the plant must be managed in a manner that continuously inhibits the ability of the plant to spread
Central Murray County Council 4 Locally Controlled Weed
The growth of the plant must be managed in a manner that continuously inhibits the ability of the plant to spread
Coolamon 3 Regionally Controlled Weed
The plant must be fully and continuously suppressed and destroyed
Cootamundra-Gundagai 4 Locally Controlled Weed
The growth of the plant must be managed in a manner that continuously inhibits the ability of the plant to spread
Federation 4 Locally Controlled Weed
The growth of the plant must be managed in a manner that continuously inhibits the ability of the plant to spread
Greater Hume 3 Regionally Controlled Weed
The plant must be fully and continuously suppressed and destroyed
Griffith 4 Locally Controlled Weed
The growth of the plant must be managed in a manner that continuously inhibits the ability of the plant to spread
Hay 3 Regionally Controlled Weed
The plant must be fully and continuously suppressed and destroyed
Junee 3 Regionally Controlled Weed
The plant must be fully and continuously suppressed and destroyed
Leeton 3 Regionally Controlled Weed
The plant must be fully and continuously suppressed and destroyed
Lockhart 3 Regionally Controlled Weed
The plant must be fully and continuously suppressed and destroyed
Mid-Western Regional 4 Locally Controlled Weed
The growth of the plant must be managed in a manner that continuously inhibits the ability of the plant to spread
Murray River (formerly Wakool) 4 Locally Controlled Weed
The growth of the plant must be managed in a manner that continuously inhibits the ability of the plant to spread
Murrumbidgee 3 Regionally Controlled Weed
The plant must be fully and continuously suppressed and destroyed only in the area formerly known as Murrumbidgee Shire Council
Murrumbidgee 4 Locally Controlled Weed
The growth of the plant must be managed in a manner that continuously inhibits the ability of the plant to spread only in the area formerly known as Jerilderie Shire Council
Narrandera 3 Regionally Controlled Weed
The plant must be fully and continuously suppressed and destroyed
Snowy Valleys 4 Locally Controlled Weed
The growth of the plant must be managed in a manner that continuously inhibits the ability of the plant to spread
Temora 3 Regionally Controlled Weed
The plant must be fully and continuously suppressed and destroyed
Wagga Wagga 3 Regionally Controlled Weed
The plant must be fully and continuously suppressed and destroyed

back to top


For technical advice and assistance with identification please contact your local council weeds officer.
For further information call the NSW Invasive Plants and Animals Enquiry Line on 1800 680 244 or send an email to weeds@dpi.nsw.gov.au

Reviewed 2016