What weed is that?

The importance of weed identification

Weeds pose a serious threat to primary production and biodiversity in Victoria. In fact, weed invasion is ranked second only to habitat loss in causing biodiversity decline, and weeds are estimated to cost Australian agriculture $4 billion annually due to yield losses and product contamination.

The identification of weed species is critical when selecting the best weed control methods for successful long-term eradication and a return to a healthy and productive natural environment.

Victorian Government resources

Visit the Department of Primary Industries A-Z of Weeds for a list of invasive weed species and appropriate weed control measures.