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Invaders & Weeds
Alien Buster Seek & Destroy Hotline 0800 005 376 Key to provinces:
0 = All provinces
EC = Eastern Cape
KN = KwaZulu-Natal
LP = Limpopo Province



MP = Mpumalanga
NC = Northern Cape
WC = Western Cape

Botanical Name

Common Name

Cat 1
Weeds

Cat 2
Invader
Cat 3 Invader
Acacia baileyana Bailey's wattle
 
 
0
Acacia cyclops Red eye
 
0
 
Acacia dealbata Silver wattle
WC
0
 
Acacia decurrens Green wattle
 
0
 
Acacia elata Pepper tree wattle
 
 
0
Acacia implexa Screw-pod wattle
0
 
 
Acacia longifolia Long-leaved wattle
0
 
 
Acacia meamsii Black wattle
 
0
 
Acacia melanoxylon Australian blackwood
 
0
 
Acacia paradoxa Kangaroo wattle
0
 
 
Acacia podalyriifolia Pearl acacia
 
 
0
Acacia pycnantha Golden wattle
0
 
 
Acacia saligna Port Jackson
 
0
 
Achyranthes aspera Burweed
0
 
 
Agave sisalana Perrine Sisal
 
0
 
Ageratina adenophora Crofton weed
0
 
 
Ageratina riparia Mistflower
0
 
 
Ageratum conyzoides Invading ageratum
0
 
 
Ageratum houstonianum Mexican ageratum
0
 
 
Ailanthus altissima Tree-of-heaven
 
 
0
Albizia lebbeck Lebbeck tree
0
 
 
Albizia procera False lebbeck
0
 
 
Alhagi maurorum Camel thorn bush
0
 
 
Anredera cordifolia Steenis Madeira vine, Bridal wreath
0
 
 
Araujia sericifera Moth catcher
0
 
 
Ardisia crenata Coralberry tree, Coral bush
KN,LP,MP
 
 
Argemone mexicana Yellow-flowered Mexican poppy
0
 
 
Argemone ochroleuca Sweet White-flowered Mexican poppy
0
 
 
Arundo donax Giant reed, Spanish reed
0
 
 
Atriplex lindleyi Sponge-fruit saltbush
 
 
0
Atriplex nummularia Old man saltbush
 
0
 
Azolla filiculoides Azolla, Red water fern
0
 
 


Botanical Name

Common Name

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Cat 2
Invader
Cat 3 Invader
Bauhinia purpurea Butterfly orchid tree
 
 
0
Bauhinia variegata Orchid tree
 
 
0
Bryophyllum delagoense Chandelier plant
0
 
 


Botanical Name

Common Name

Cat 1
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Cat 2
Invader
Cat 3 Invader
Caesalpinia decapetala Alston Mauritius thorn
0
 
 
Camputoclinium macrocephalum Pom pom weed
0
 
 
Canna indica Indian shot
0
 
 
Cardiospermum grandiflorum Balloon vine
0
 
 
Casuarina cunninghamiana Beefwood
 
0
 
Casuarina equisetifolia Horsetail tree
 
0
 
Cereus jamacaru Queen of the Night
0
 
 
Cestrum aurantiacum Yellow or Orange cestrum
0
 
 
Cestrum elegans Crimson cestrum
0
 
 
Cestrum laevigatum Inkberry
0
 
 
Cestrum parqui Chilean cestrum
0
 
 
Chromolaena odorata Triffid weed, Chromolaena
0
 
 
Cinnamomum camphora Camphor tree
KN,LP,MP
 
 
Cirsium vulgare Spear thistle, Scotch thistle
0
 
 
Convolvulus arvensis Field bindweed, Wild morning glory
0
 
 
Cortaderia jubata Pampas grass
0
 
 
Cortaderia selloana Pampas grass
0
 
 
Cotoneaster franchetii Cotoneaster
 
 
0
Cotoneaster pannosus Silver-leaf cotoneaster
 
 
0
Cuscuta campestris Common dodder
0
 
 
Cuscuta suaveolens Lucerne dodder
0
 
 
Cytisus monspessulanus Montpellier broom
0
 
 
Cytisus scoparius Scotch broom
0
 
 


Botanical Name

Common Name

Cat 1
Weeds

Cat 2
Invader
Cat 3 Invader
Datura ferox Large thorn apple
0
 
 
Datura innoxia Downy thorn apple
0
 
 
Datura stramonium Common thorn apple
0
 
 


Botanical Name

Common Name

Cat 1
Weeds

Cat 2
Invader
Cat 3 Invader
Echinopsis spachiana Torch cactus
0
 
 
Echium plantagineum Patterson's curse
0
 
 
Echium vulgare Blue echium
0
 
 
Egeria densa Dense water weed
0
 
 
Eichhornia crassipes Water hyacinth
0
 
 
Elodea canadensis Canadian water weed
0
 
 
Eriobotrya japonica Loquat
 
 
0
Eucalyptus camaldulensis Red river gum
 
0
 
Eucalyptus cladocalyx Sugar gum
 
0
 
Eucalyptus diversicolor Karri
 
0
 
Eucalyptus grandis Saligna gum, Rose gum
 
0
 
Eucalyptus lehmannii Spider gum
WC
0
 
Eucalyptus paniculata Grey ironbark
 
0
 
Eucalyptus sideroxylon Black ironbark, Red ironbark
 
0
 
Eugenia uniflora Surinam cherry
KN,LP,MP
 
0


Botanical Name

Common Name

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Cat 2
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Cat 3 Invader
Gleditsia triacanthos Honey locust, Sweet locust
 
0
 
Grevillea robusta Australian silky oak
 
 
0


Botanical Name

Common Name

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Cat 2
Invader
Cat 3 Invader
Hakea drupacea Sweet hakea
0
 
 
Hakea gibbosa Rock hakea
0
 
 
Hakea sericea Silky hakea
0
 
 
Harrisia martinii Moon cactus, Harrisia cactus
0
 
 
Hedychium coccineum Red ginger lily
0
 
 
Hedychium coronarium White ginger lily
0
 
 
Hedychium flavescens Yellow ginger lily
0
 
 
Hedychium gardnerianum Kahili ginger lily
0
 
 
Hypericum perforatum St. John's wort, Tipton weed
 
0
 


Botanical Name

Common Name

Cat 1
Weeds

Cat 2
Invader
Cat 3 Invader
Ipomoea alba Moonflower
KN,LP,MP
 
0
Ipomoea indica Morning glory
KN,LP,MP
 
0
Ipomoea purpurea Morning glory
 
 
0


Botanical Name

Common Name

Cat 1
Weeds

Cat 2
Invader
Cat 3 Invader
Jacaranda mimosifolia (Excluding sterile cultivar 'Alba') Jacaranda
 
 
0


Botanical Name

Common Name

Cat 1
Weeds

Cat 2
Invader
Cat 3 Invader
Lantana - all seedbearing forms Lantana, Tickberry, Cherry pie
0
 
 
Lepidium draba Pepper-cress, Hoary candaria
0
 
 
Leptospermum laevigatum Australian myrtle
0
 
 
Leucaena leucocephala Leucaena
WC
0
 
Ligustrum japonicum Japanese wax-leaved privet
 
 
0
Ligustrum lucidum Chinese wax-leaved privet
 
 
0
Ligustrum ovalifolium Californian privet
 
 
0
Ligustrum sinense Chinese privet
 
 
0
Ligustrum vulgare Common privet
 
 
0
Lilium formosanum St Joseph's lily, Trumpet lily
 
 
0
Litsea glutinosa Indian laurel
0
 
 
Lythrum salicaria Purple loosestrife
0
 
 


Botanical Name

Common Name

Cat 1
Weeds

Cat 2
Invader
Cat 3 Invader
Macfadyena unguis-cati Cat's claw creeper
0
 
 
Melia azedarach Syringa, Persian lilac
 
 
0
Metrosideros excelsa New Zealand christmas tree
 
 
0
Mimosa pigra Giant sensitive plant
 
 
0
Montanoa hibiscifolia Tree daisy
0
 
 
Morus alba White or common mulberry
 
 
0
Myoporum tenuifolium Manatoka
 
 
0
Myriophyllum aquaticum Parrot's feather
0
 
 
Myriophyllum spicatum Spiked water-milfoil
0
 
 


Botanical Name

Common Name

Cat 1
Weeds

Cat 2
Invader
Cat 3 Invader
Nassella tenuissima Barkworth White tussock
0
 
 
Nassella trichotoma Nassella tussock
0
 
 
Nephrolepis exaltata Sword fern
 
 
0
Nerium oleander Oleander
0
 
 
Nicotiana glauca Wild tobacco
0
 
 


Botanical Name

Common Name

Cat 1
Weeds

Cat 2
Invader
Cat 3 Invader
Opuntia aurantiaca Jointed cactus
0
 
 
Opuntia exaltata Long spine cactus
0
 
 
Opuntia ficus-indica (excluding spineless cactus pear cultivars and selections) Mission or Sweet prickly pear
0
 
 
Opuntia fulgida Rosea cactus
0
 
 
Opuntia humifusa Large flowered prickly pear
0
 
 
Opuntia imbricata Imbricate cactus or prickly pear
0
 
 
Opuntia lindheimeri Small round-leaved prickly pear
0
 
 
Opuntia monacantha Drooping or Cochineal prickly pear
0
 
 
Opuntia spinulifera Saucepan cactus
0
 
 
Opuntia stricta Pest pear of Australia
0
 
 
Orobanche minor Lesser broomrape, Clover broomrape
0
 
 


Botanical Name

Common Name

Cat 1
Weeds

Cat 2
Invader
Cat 3 Invader
Paraserianthes lophantha Australian Albizia, Stink bean
0
 
 
Parthenium hysterophorus Parthenium
0
 
 
Passiflora caerulea Blue passion flower
0
 
 
Passiflora mollissima Banana poka, Bananadilla
0
 
 
Passiflora suberosa Devil's pumpkin, Indigo berry
0
 
 
Passiflora subpeltata Ortega Granadina
0
 
 
Pennisetum setaceum (excluding sterile cultivar 'Rubrum') Fountain grass
0
 
 
Pennisetum villosum Feathertop
0
 
 
Pereskia aculeata Barbados gooseberry
0
 
 
Phytolacca dioica Belhambra
 
 
0
Pinus canariensis Canary pine
 
0
 
Pinus elliotti Slash pine
 
0
 
Pinus halepensis Aleppo pine
 
0
 
Pinus patula Patula pine
 
0
 
Pinus pinaster Cluster pine
 
0
 
Pinus radiata Radiata pine, Monterey pine
 
0
 
Pinus roxburghii Chir pine, longifolia pine
 
0
 
Pinus taeda Loblolly pine
 
0
 
Pistia stratiotes Water lettuce
0
 
 
Pittosporum undulatum Australian cheesewood
0
 
 
Plectranthus comosus Abyssinian' coleus
 
 
0
Pontederia cordata Pickerel weed
 
 
0
Populus alba White poplar
 
0
 
Populus x canescens Grey poplar, Matchwood poplar
 
0
 
Prosopis glandulosa and hybrids Honey mesquite
 
0
 
Prosopis velutina and hybrids Velvet mesquite
 
0
 
Psidium cattleianum Strawberry guava
 
 
0
Psidium guajava and hybrids Guava
 
0
 
Psidium guineense Brazilian guava
 
 
0
Psidium x durbanensis Durban guava
0
 
 
Pueraria lobata Ohwi Kudzu vine
0
 
 
Pyracantha angustifolia (excluding cultivars) Yellow firethorn
 
 
0
Pyracantha crenulata Himalayan firethorn
 
 
0


Botanical Name

Common Name

Cat 1
Weeds

Cat 2
Invader
Cat 3 Invader
Rhus succedanea Wax tree
0
 
 
Ricinus communis Castor-oil plant
 
0
 
Rivina humilis Rivina, Bloodberry
0
 
 
Robinia pseudoacacia Black locust
 
0
 
Rorippa nasturtium Watercress
 
0
 
Rosa rubiginosa Sweetbriar
invader
 
 
Rubus cuneifolius American bramble
0
 
 
Rubus fruticosus European blackberry
 
0
 


Botanical Name

Common Name

Cat 1
Weeds

Cat 2
Invader
Cat 3 Invader
Salix babylonica Weeping willow
 
0
 
Salix fragilis Crack or brittle willow
 
0
 
Salvinia molesta (and other species of the family Salviniaceae) Kariba weed
0
 
 
Schinus terebinthifolius Brazilian pepper tree
KN
 
0
Senna bicapsularis Rambling cassia
 
 
0
Senna didymobotrya Peanut butter cassia
 
 
0
Senna pendula Irwin
 
 
0
Sesbania punicea Red sesbania
0
 
 
Solanum elaeagnifolium Silver-leaf bitter apple
0
 
 
Solanum mauritianum Bugweed
0
 
 
Solanum seaforthianum Potato creeper
0
 
 
Solanum sisymbriifolium Wild tomato
0
 
 
Sorghum halepense Johnson grass, Aleppo grass
 
0
 
Spartium junceum Spanish broom
0
 
 
Syzygium cumini Jambolan
 
 
0
Syzygium jambos Rose apple
 
 
0


Botanical Name

Common Name

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Cat 2
Invader
Cat 3 Invader
Tamarix chinensis Chinese tamarisk
EC,NC,WC
 
0
Tamarix ramosissima Pink tamarisk
EC,NC,WC
 
0
Tecoma stans Yellow bells
0
 
 
Thelechitonia trilobata Singapore daisy
KN
 
0
Thevetia peruviana Yellow oleander
0
 
 
Tipuana tipu Tipu tree
 
 
0
Tithonia diversifolia Mexican sunflower
0
 
 
Tithonia rotundifolia Red sunflower
0
 
 
Toona ciliata Toon tree
 
 
0
Triplaris americana Triplaris, Ant Tree
0
 
 


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Common Name

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Cat 2
Invader
Cat 3 Invader
Ulex europaeus European gorse
0
 
 


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Common Name

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Cat 2
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Cat 3 Invader
Xanthium spinasum Spiny cocklebur
0
 
 
Xanthium strumarium Large cocklebur
0
 
 

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