Declared plants

To protect Western Australian agriculture the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia regulates harmful plants under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007.

Plants that are prevented entry into the State or have control or keeping requirements within the State are known as declared pests.

The Western Australian Organism List (WAOL) contains information on the area(s) in which a plant is declared and the control and keeping categories to which it has been assigned in Western Australia.

If you need advice on declared plants please search for articles below in our website or:

Articles

  • 16 January 2017

    Several non-native acacias (Acacia species) are declared pests in Western Australia (WA).

  • 19 December 2016

    African thistle (Berkheya rigida) is a pest in Western Australia (WA). This article describes the nature of the plant with links to pest control methods.

  • 15 December 2016

    Alligator weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides) is a declared pest in Western Australia (WA).

  • 16 January 2017

    Apple of Sodom (Solanum linnaeanum) is a declared pest in Western Australia (WA).

  • 16 January 2017

    Arum lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica) is a declared pest in Western Australia (WA).

  • 15 December 2016

    Athel pine (Tamarix aphylla) is a declared pest in Western Australia (WA).

  • 15 December 2016

    Bellyache bush, cotton-leaf physic-nut (Jatropha gossypiifolia) is a declared pest in Western Australia (WA).

  • 16 January 2017

    Blackberries (Rubus anglocandicans, R. fruticosus, R. laudatus, R. rugosus, and R. ulmifolius) are declared pests in Western Australia (WA).

  • 15 December 2016

    Boneseed (Chrysanthemoides monilifera subsp. monilifera) is a declared pest in Western Australia (WA).

  • 16 January 2017

    Broomrape, branched broomrape (Orobanche species except Orobanche minor) is a declared pest in Western Australia (WA).

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