Texas blueweed (Helianthus ciliaris)



Texas blue weed quickly establishes and spreads in disturbed areas.


It is covered with silky hairs and has bright yellow flowers.


Auld B.A. and Medd R.W. (1999). Weeds. An illustrated botanical guide to the weeds of Australia. (Inkata Press, Melbourne). 

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Herbicide options

Contact your local council weeds officer for control advice for Texas blueweed (Helianthus ciliaris).

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Legal requirements

The content provided here is for information purposes only and is taken from the Noxious Weeds Act 1993.

Area Class Legal requirements
All of NSW 5 Restricted Plant
The requirements in the Noxious Weeds Act 1993 for a notifiable weed must be complied with

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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 2014