Weed Information

The Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan has produced and gathered a good deal of weed control information.

We have collated it all here on one page for your easy access.


Provides information on description, management, and herbicide recommendations for the control of African Lovegrass - Eragrostis curvala

African Lovegrass(284 kb)

African Lovegrass Management(159 kb)

African Lovegrass Fact Sheet


Bridal Creeper Control

Bridal Creeper Spore Water Flyer(2991 kb)

An introduction to the biological control Bridal Creeper Rust Fungus - Puccinia myrsiphylli.

Step by step instructions for how to make Spore Water to spread Bridal Creeper Rust Fungus.

Bridal Creeper leafhopper fact sheet(639 kb)

Leafhoppers are a biological control agent for the invasive environmental weed Bridal Creeper Asparagus asparagoides.

Adult Bridal Creeper leafhopperbridal creeper leaf damage

Spiny Rush vs Sea Rush

This fact sheet provides information on identifying the differences between Spiny Rush (Juncus acutus) an introduced invasive plant, and Sea Rush (Juncus kraussii) a common native salt marsh species.

Spiny Rush vs Sea Rush(957 kb)

Spiny Rush vs Sea Rush

Fact Sheet - Weeds to Watch out for

Weeds to Watch out for Flyer(3546 kb)

Contains information on the following weeds;

Boneseed                                                   Bridal Veil

Chrysanthemoides monilifera                                       Asparagus declinatus

Coolatai Grass                                        Khaki Weed

Hyparrahenia hiria                                  Alternanthera pungens


Dr Peter Boutsalis of Plant Science Consulting specialises in testing for hebicide resistance.

Peter gave a stand out presentation on this topic at the Mallee Coorong Natural Resources Management Group Sustainable Agriculture Forum on the 28th of March 2015. Please see the link below to the full presentation.

Peter Boutsalis Herbicide Resistance(1776 kb)

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