Sea spurge (Euphorbia paralias)

Profile

Impact

Sea spurge is salt tolerant and invades coastal dunes.

References

Australian Government (n.d.) Euphorbia paralias

DPIPWE (n.d) Sea Spurge (Euphorbia paralias) Weed Management Guide.

James T A and Harden G J (1990) Orbea variegata in PlantNET - The Plant Information Network System of The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust, Sydney, Australia.

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Control

Herbicide options

Contact your local council weeds officer for control advice for Sea spurge (Euphorbia paralias).

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Biosecurity duty

The content provided here is for information purposes only and is taken from the Biosecurity Act 2015 and its subordinate legislation, and the Regional Strategic Weed Management Plans (published by each Local Land Services region in NSW). It describes the state and regional priorities for weeds in New South Wales, Australia.

Area Duty
All of NSW General Biosecurity Duty
All plants are regulated with a general biosecurity duty to prevent, eliminate or minimise any biosecurity risk they may pose. Any person who deals with any plant, who knows (or ought to know) of any biosecurity risk, has a duty to ensure the risk is prevented, eliminated or minimised, so far as is reasonably practicable.
Greater Sydney
Exclusion zone: whole region except the core infestation area of Sutherland Shire.
Regional Recommended Measure*
Whole region: Land managers should mitigate spread from their land. The plant should not be bought, sold, grown, carried or released into the environment. Exclusion zone: The plant should be eradicated from the land and the land kept free of the plant. Notify local control authority if found. Core area: Land managers should mitigate the risk of new weeds being introduced to their land.
Hunter
Exclusion zone: whole region except for the core infestation area of Yaccaba Peninsula, Hawks Nest.
Regional Recommended Measure*
Whole region: The plant should not be bought, sold, grown, carried or released into the environment. Exclusion zone: The plant should be eradicated from the land and the land kept free of the plant. Land managers should mitigate the risk of the plant being introduced to their land. Core infestation area: Land managers should mitigate spread from their land.
North Coast Regional Recommended Measure*
Land managers should mitigate the risk of new weeds being introduced to their land. The plant should be eradicated from the land and the land kept free of the plant. The plant should not be bought, sold, grown, carried or released into the environment. Notify local control authority if found.
South East
Exclusion zone: whole region except for the core infestation area of Eurobodalla and Bega Valley councils
Regional Recommended Measure*
Whole region: Land managers should mitigate the risk of new weeds being introduced to their land. Plant should not be bought, sold, grown, carried or released into the environment. Exclusion zone: The plant should be eradicated from the land and the land kept free of the plant.
*To see the Regional Strategic Weeds Management Plans containing demonstrated outcomes that fulfill the general biosecurity duty for this weed click here

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Reviewed 2017