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  • Identifying weeds

    The most effective ways of dealing with weeds are prevention and early intervention.

  • Weed Spotters' Network Queensland

    Weed spotters find, identify and document potential weeds at an early stage so preventative action can be taken.

  • New weed species

    New alien species of weeds are discovered and documented each year.

  • Resources

    Tools, fact sheets and links to help you identify and collect weed specimens in Queensland including, the weed spotter bulletin.

Contact us

  • Queensland Herbarium
    Brisbane Botanic Gardens
    Mount Coot-tha
    Mt Coot-tha Road
    Toowong Qld 4066
  • Ph: (07) 3896 9326
  • Fax: (07) 3896 9624

Red Witchweed found near Mackay

Red Witchweed (Striga asiatica) is a notifiable pest species. Early detection and control is vital to protect our agricultural industries.

If you think you have seen this weed contact the Customer Service Centre.

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Last updated
11 October 2013

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