Responding to incursions of invasive species not known to be present in Western Australia is the highest priority for the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia's (DAFWA) Invasive Species Program.
For declared plant species known to be present in WA, a high priority list was developed through expert panels and economic analysis.
For further details, refer to the Invasive Species Position Statement No. 3 – Priority Declared Species – Agricultural Impact, which can be downloaded from this page.
|Priority Number||Declared Plant Species|
Prosopis glandulosa x velutina, P. glandulosa and P. pallida
Devil’s rope cactus
Cylindropuntia pallida (previously known as Cylindropuntia rosea)
Two-leaf cape tulip
Cane or Snake cactus
Note: these are DAFWA's high priority response targets. They differ from DAFWA's high priority community surveillance targets for the South West Land Division. For further details on community surveillance targets refer to Agricultural weed surveillance project: Royalties for Regions.