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A-D


Acacia catechu (Cutch tree)
Acetosa sagittata (Turkey rhubarb)
Ageratina adenophora (Crofton weed)
Ageratina riparia (Mistflower)
Agrostis capillaris (Brown-top bent)
Ailanthus altissima (Tree-of-heaven)
Alhagi maurorum (Camel thorn)
Alternanthera philoxeroides (Alligator weed)
Alternanthera pungens (Khaki weed)
Ambrosia artemisiifolia (Annual ragweed)
Ambrosia confertiflora (Burr ragweed)
Ambrosia psilostachya (Perennial ragweed)
Ambrosia tenuifolia (Lacy ragweed)
Amelichloa brachychaeta (Espartillo - narrow kernel)
Amelichloa caudata (Espartillo - broad kernel)
Andropogon gayanus (Gamba grass)
Annona glabra (Pond apple)
Anredera cordifolia (Madeira vine)
Araujia sericifera (Moth vine)
Ardisia elliptica (Shoebutton ardisia)
Argemone mexicana (Mexican poppy)
Arundinaria species (Arundinaria reed)
Arundo donax (Giant reed)
Asparagus species (Asparagus weeds)
Asparagus aethiopicus (Ground asparagus)
Asparagus africanus (Climbing asparagus)
Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal creeper)
Asparagus declinatus (Bridal veil creeper)
Asparagus falcatus (Sicklethorn)
Asparagus macowanii var. zuluensis (Ming asparagus fern)
Asparagus plumosus (Climbing asparagus fern)
Asparagus virgatus (Asparagus fern)
Asparagus scandens (Snakefeather)
Asphodelus fistulosus (Onion weed)
Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha (Chinese violet)
Austrocylindropuntia species (Prickly pears - Austrocylindropuntias )
Austrocylindropuntia cylindrica (Cane cactus)
Azolla species (Azolla)
Baccharis halimifolia (Groundsel bush)
Bambusa species (Bamboo)
Barleria prionitis (Barleria)
Bassia scoparia (Kochia)
Berberis lomariifolia (Mahonia )
Brassica barrelieri subsp. oxyrrhina (Smooth-stemmed turnip)
Broussonetia papyrifera (Paper mulberry)
Bryophyllum species (Mother-of-millions)
Cabomba caroliniana (Cabomba)
Caesalpinia decapetala (Mysore thorn)
Calluna vulgaris (Heather)
Canna indica (Canna lily)
Cardiospermum grandiflorum (Balloon vine)
Carduus nutans subsp. nutans (Nodding thistle)
Carthamus lanatus (Saffron thistle)
Carthamus leucocaulos (Glaucous starthistle)
Cassinia arcuata (Sifton bush)
Cecropia species (Cecropia)
Celtis australis (European hackberry)
Celtis sinensis (Chinese celtis)
Cenchrus biflorus (Gallon's curse)
Cenchrus brownii (Fine-bristled burr grass)
Cenchrus echinatus (Mossman River grass)
Cenchrus longispinus (Spiny burrgrass - longispinus)
Cenchrus macrourus (African feather grass)
Cenchrus setaceus (Fountain grass)
Cenchrus spinifex (Spiny burrgrass - spinifex)
Centaurea calcitrapa (Star thistle)
Centaurea solstitialis (St. Barnaby's thistle)
Centaurea stoebe subsp. micranthos (Spotted knapweed)
Centaurea X moncktonii (Black knapweed)
Cestrum nocturnum (Lady-of-the-night)
Cestrum parqui (Green cestrum)
Chromolaena odorata (Siam weed)
Chrysanthemoides monilifera subsp. monilifera (Boneseed)
Chrysanthemoides monilifera subsp. rotundata (Bitou bush)
Cineraria lyratiformis (Cineraria)
Cinnamomum camphora (Camphor laurel)
Cirsium arvense (Perennial thistle)
Cirsium vulgare (Spear thistle)
Clidemia hirta (Koster's curse)
Conium maculatum (Hemlock)
Conyza species (Fleabane)
Coprosma repens (Mirror bush)
Cortaderia species (Pampas grass)
Cotoneaster glaucophyllus (Cotoneaster)
Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn)
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora (Montbretia)
Crotalaria lunata (Rattlepod )
Cryptostegia grandiflora (Rubber vine)
Cuscuta species (Dodder)
Cuscuta campestris (Golden dodder)
Cylindropuntia species (Prickly pears - Cylindropuntias)
Cylindropuntia fulgida var. mamillata (Boxing glove cactus)
Cylindropuntia imbricata (Rope pear)
Cylindropuntia pallida (Hudson pear)
Cynara cardunculus (Artichoke thistle)
Cynoglossum creticum (Blue hound's tongue)
Cyperus esculentus (Yellow nutgrass)
Cyperus teneristolon (Cyperus)
Cyrtomium falcatum (Holly fern)
Cytisus multiflorus (White Spanish broom)
Cytisus scoparius subsp. scoparius (Scotch broom)
Datura stramonium (Common thornapple)
Delairea odorata (Cape ivy)
Dipogon lignosus (Dipogon)
Dittrichia viscosa (False yellowhead)
Dolichandra unguis-cati (Cat's claw creeper)
Dovyalis caffra (Kei apple)

E-K


Echinochloa polystachya (Aleman grass)
Echium italicum (Italian bugloss)
Echium plantagineum (Paterson's curse)
Echium vulgare (Viper's bugloss)
Egeria densa (Leafy elodea)
Eichhornia azurea (Anchored water hyacinth)
Eichhornia crassipes (Water hyacinth)
Elephantopus mollis (Tobacco weed)
Elodea canadensis (Elodea)
Emex australis (Spiny emex)
Equisetum species (Horsetails)
Eragrostis curvula (African lovegrass)
Erica lusitanica (Spanish heath)
Erythrina crista-galli (Cockspur coral tree)
Euphorbia paralias (Sea spurge)
Festuca gautieri (Bear-skin fescue)
Galenia pubescens (Galenia)
Genista linifolia (Flax-leaf broom)
Genista monspessulana (Cape broom)
Gleditsia triacanthos (Honey locust)
Gloriosa superba (Glory lily)
Gymnocoronis spilanthoides (Senegal tea plant)
Harrisia species (Harrisia cactus)
Hedychium gardnerianum (Ginger lily)
Helianthus ciliaris (Texas blueweed)
Heliotropium amplexicaule (Blue heliotrope)
Heteranthera reniformis (Kidney-leaf mud plantain)
Heteranthera zosterifolia (Water star grass)
Hieracium species (Hawkweeds)
Hydrocleys nymphoides (Water poppy)
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides (Hydrocotyl)
Hygrophila costata (Hygrophila)
Hygrophila polysperma (East Indian hygrophila)
Hymenachne amplexicaulis and hybrids (Hymenachne)
Hyparrhenia hirta (Coolatai grass)
Hypericum androsaemum (Tutsan )
Hypericum kouytchense (Goldflower)
Hypericum perforatum (St. John's wort)
Hypoestes phyllostachya (Freckle face )
Ibicella lutea (Devil's claw - yellow-flowered)
Ipomoea alba (Moonflower)
Ipomoea cairica (Morning glory - coastal)
Ipomoea indica (Morning glory - purple)
Ipomoea purpurea (Morning glory - common)
Jasminum polyanthum (Jasmine )
Jatropha gossypiifolia (Bellyache bush)
Juglans ailantifolia (Japanese walnut)
Koelreuteria elegans subsp. formosana (Chinese rain tree)

L-Q


Lachenalia reflexa (Yellow soldier)
Lagarosiphon major (Lagarosiphon)
Lantana camara (Lantana)
Lantana montevidensis (Creeping lantana)
Lemna minor (Duckweed)
Lepidium draba (Hoary cress)
Leucaena leucocephala (Leucaena)
Leucanthemum vulgare (Ox-eye daisy)
Ligustrum lucidum (Privet - broad-leaf)
Ligustrum sinense (Privet - narrow-leaf)
Ligustrum vulgare (Privet - European)
Lilium formosanum (Taiwan lily)
Limnobium laevigatum (Frogbit )
Limnobium spongia (Spongeplant)
Limnocharis flava (Yellow burrhead)
Limonium hyblaeum (Sicilian sea lavender)
Lonicera japonica (Japanese honeysuckle)
Ludwigia longifolia (Long-leaf willow primrose)
Ludwigia peruviana (Ludwigia)
Ludwigia repens (Red ludwigia)
Lycium ferocissimum (African boxthorn)
Macroptilium atropurpureum (Siratro)
Marrubium vulgare (Horehound)
Miconia species (Miconia)
Mikania micrantha (Mikania vine)
Mimosa pigra (Mimosa)
Moraea flaccida (Cape tulip - one leaf)
Moraea miniata (Cape tulip - two-leaf)
Murraya paniculata (Murraya)
Musa species (Seeded banana)
Myriophyllum aquaticum (Parrot's feather)
Myriophyllum spicatum (Eurasian water milfoil)
Nassella charruana (Lobed needle grass)
Nassella hyalina (Cane needle grass)
Nassella neesiana (Chilean needle grass)
Nassella tenuissima (Mexican feather grass)
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated tussock)
Nephrolepis cordifolia (Fishbone fern)
Neptunia oleracea (Water mimosa)
Nerium oleander (Oleander)
Nymphaea species (Water lilies)
Ochna serrulata (Ochna)
Oenothera curtiflora (Clockweed)
Olea europaea subsp. cuspidata (African olive)
Olea europaea subsp. europaea (Feral olive)
Onopordum acanthium (Scotch thistle)
Onopordum acaulon (Stemless thistle)
Onopordum illyricum (Illyrian thistle)
Onopordum tauricum (Taurian thistle)
Opuntia species (Prickly pears - Opuntias )
Opuntia aurantiaca (Tiger pear)
Opuntia ficus-indica (Indian fig)
Opuntia monacantha (Smooth tree pear)
Opuntia tomentosa (Velvety tree pear)
Opuntia stricta (Common pear)
Orbea variegata (Carrion flower)
Orobanche species (Broomrapes)
Oryza rufipogon (Red rice)
Paederia foetida (Skunk vine)
Parietaria judaica (Pellitory)
Parkinsonia aculeata (Parkinsonia)
Parthenium hysterophorus (Parthenium weed)
Paspalum quadrifarium (Tussock paspalum)
Passiflora caerulea (Blue passionflower)
Passiflora suberosa (Corky passionfruit)
Pelargonium alchemilloides (Garden geranium)
Pennisetum villosum (Long-style feather grass)
Pereskia aculeata (Leaf cactus)
Persicaria chinensis (Chinese knotweed)
Phyla canescens (Lippia)
Phyllostachys species (Rhizomatous bamboo)
Physalis hederifolia (Prairie ground cherry)
Physalis longifolia (Perennial ground cherry)
Picnomon acarna (Soldier thistle)
Piptochaetium montevidense (Uruguayan rice grass)
Pistia stratiotes (Water lettuce)
Pithecoctenium crucigerum (Monkey's comb )
Pittosporum undulatum (Sweet pittosporum)
Praxelis clematidea (Praxelis)
Proboscidea louisianica (Devil's claw - purple-flowered)
Prosopis species (Mesquite)
Psidium cattleyanum (Cherry guava)
Pteridium esculentum (Bracken fern)
Pueraria lobata (Kudzu)
Pyracantha species (Firethorn)

R-Z


Raphanus raphanistrum (Wild radish)
Retama raetam (White weeping broom)
Rhaphiolepis indica (Indian hawthorn)
Rhaponticum repens (Creeping knapweed)
Ricinus communis (Castor oil plant)
Robinia pseudoacacia (Black locust)
Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet briar)
Rubus fruticosus species aggregate (Blackberry)
Rubus niveus (White blackberry)
Sagittaria calycina var. calycina (Arrowhead)
Sagittaria platyphylla (Sagittaria)
Salix species (Willows)
Salix cinerea (Grey sallow)
Salix nigra (Black willow)
Salpichroa origanifolia (Pampas lily of the valley)
Salvia reflexa (Mintweed)
Salvinia molesta (Salvinia)
Schefflera actinophylla (Umbrella tree)
Schinus species (Peppercorn)
Schinus terebinthifolius (Broad-leaf pepper tree)
Sclerolaena birchii (Galvanised burr)
Sclerolaena muricata (Black roly-poly)
Scolymus hispanicus (Golden thistle)
Scolymus maculatus (Spotted golden thistle)
Searsia lancea (Willow rhus)
Senecio glastifolius (Holly leaved senecio)
Senecio jacobaea (Ragwort)
Senecio madagascariensis (Fireweed)
Senna pendula var. glabrata (Cassia )
Senna septemtrionalis (Winter senna )
Setaria palmifolia (Palm grass)
Sisymbrium runcinatum (African turnip weed - western)
Sisymbrium thellungii (African turnip weed - eastern)
Solanum chrysotrichum (Giant devil's fig)
Solanum elaeagnifolium (Silverleaf nightshade)
Solanum mauritianum (Tobacco bush)
Solanum rostratum (Buffalo burr)
Solanum seaforthianum (Brazilian nightshade)
Solanum viarum (Tropical soda apple)
Sonchus arvensis (Corn sowthistle)
Sorghum species hybrid cultivar "Silk" (Silk forage sorghum)
Sorghum x almum (Columbus grass)
Sorghum halepense (Johnson grass)
Spartium junceum (Spanish broom)
Sphagneticola trilobata (Singapore daisy)
Sporobolus fertilis (Giant Parramatta grass)
Sporobolus pyramidalis (Giant rat's tail grass)
Stachytarpheta cayennensis (Cayenne snakeweed)
Stratiotes aloides (Water soldier)
Striga species (Witchweeds)
Syagrus romanzoffiana (Cocos palm )
Tamarix aphylla (Athel pine)
Tanacetum vulgare (Common tansy)
Tecoma stans (Yellow bells)
Tetrapanax papyrifer (Rice paper plant)
Thunbergia laurifolia (Laurel clock vine)
Tillandsia usneoides (Spanish moss )
Tipuana tipu (Rosewood)
Tithonia diversifolia (Japanese sunflower)
Toxicodendron succedaneum (Rhus tree)
Tradescantia fluminensis (Trad)
Trapa species (Water caltrop)
Triadica sebifera (Chinese tallow tree)
Trianoptiles solitaria (Subterranean cape sedge)
Typha species (Cumbungi)
Ulex europaeus (Gorse)
Vachellia farnesiana (Mimosa bush)
Vachellia karroo (Karroo thorn)
Vachellia nilotica (Prickly acacia)
Vinca major (Blue periwinkle )
Xanthium cavanillesii (South American burr)
Xanthium italicum (Italian cockleburr)
Xanthium occidentale (Noogoora burr)
Xanthium orientale (Californian burr)
Xanthium spinosum (Bathurst burr)
Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum lily)