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Drones have been taking to Wheatbelt skies in a bid to improve surveillance and control of a key agricultural pest plant, skeleton weed.
Some aquatic plants used in ponds and aquariums are highly invasive and have become serious weeds in natural waterways.
High priority invasive species are defined in the Invasive Species Plan for Western Australia as high risk species that can establish widely, and if so cause the most undesirable impact.
Pilbara travellers are reminded to keep a lookout for Noogoora burr after the invasive weed was found at Carawine Gorge, a popular camping spot on the Oakover River.
A list containing links to descriptions and chemical controls for declared plants and a calendar of operation for declared and other trouble plants.
Recommendations for the control of declared plants in Western Australia (WA).
Handy links for information on declared plants in Western Australia.
Skeleton weed (Chondrilla juncea) is a declared pest in Western Australia (WA).
Parthenium weed, ragweed, Santa Maria feverfew, bitter weed, carrot grass, congress grass, false ragweed, ragweed parthenium, whitetop
Section 2 of the Skeleton weed Management Guide describes the requirements, treatments and options to manage Skeleton weed and its control in infested properties. To maintain the most up to date in