Guidance

Identification of injurious weeds

This leaflet has been produced to assist in the identification of injurious weeds as prescribed in the Weeds Act 1959.

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Identification of injurious weeds

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This leaflet has been produced to assist in the identification of injurious weeds as prescribed in the Weeds Act 1959. These include:

  • Common ragwort – Senecio jacobaea
  • Broad-leaved dock – Rumex obtusifolius
  • Curled dock – Rumex crispus
  • Creeping thistle – Cirsium arvense
  • Spear thisle (other common names: Scotch Thistle, Bell Thistle) – Cirsium vulgare
Published 18 April 2011