Creeping Mallow

Creeping Mallow

Creeping mallow is a low growing annual weed which spreads and roots where it touches the ground.

Dichondra

Dichondra

Dichondra (also known as kidney weed or Mercury Bay) is a low-growing mat forming plants that often invades gras...

Hieracium Hawkweed

Hieracium Hawkweed

Hieracium Hawkweed is a common clump forming weed found in lawns, flowerbeds and waste places.

Oxtongue

Oxtongue

Oxtongue and similar species catsear, hawksbeard, dandelion, hawkbit and oxtongue, are common weeds of New Zeala...

Storksbill

Storksbill

Storkbill is a common rosette weed in lawns, flowerbeds, waste areas and paths.

Hawkbit

Hawkbit

Hawkbit, and similar species catsear, dandelion, hawksbeard and oxtongue, are common weeds of New Zealand garden...

Catsear

Catsear

Catsear and similar species hawksbeard, dandelion, hawkbit and oxtongue, are common weeds of New Zealand gardens...

Sow Thistle

Sow Thistle

Sow thistle, and similar species hawksbeard, catsear, dandelion, hawkbit and oxtongue, are common weeds of New Z...

Cape Weed

Cape Weed

Cape Weed and similar species catsear, hawksbeard, dandelion, hawkbit and oxtongue, are common weeds of New Zeal...

Wall Rocket

Wall Rocket

Wall rocket and similar species catsear, hawksbeard, dandelion, hawkbit and oxtongue, are common weeds of New Ze...

Broadleaf Weeds

Broadleaf Weeds

Broadleaf weeds are weeds with leaves that have branched veins.

Moss

Moss

Growth of moss is usually associated with poor drainage, shade, low nutrient level and/or acidic soil.

Onehunga Weed

Onehunga Weed

Onehunga (also known as prickle weed and bindii) is a prickly-seeded weed often found in lawns.

Dandelion

Dandelion

Dandelion is a common weed with a large yellow flower often found in lawns.

Lawn Nitrogen Deficiency

Lawn Nitrogen Deficiency

Lawn grasses, like other plants, need nitrogen as an essential element in healthy growth. Nitrogen deficient law...

Hydrocotyle

Hydrocotyle

Hydrocotyle is a creeping weed commonly found in lawns throughout New Zealand.

Parsley Dropwort

Parsley Dropwort

Parsley dropwort is a weed which causes problems where it grows. At present, it grows mainly only in Northland a...

Speedwell

Speedwell

Speedwells are common garden and waste area annual weeds.

Twin Cress

Twin Cress

Twin Cress and similar species catsear, hawksbeard, dandelion, hawkbit and oxtongue, are common weeds of New Zea...

Birdsfoot Trefoil

Birdsfoot Trefoil

Birdsfoot trefoils are common weeds in lawns and other parts of the garden.

Buck's Horn Plantain

Buck's Horn Plantain

Buck's Horn Plantain is a common weed throughout New Zealand. Found in sandy, muddy and rocky locations near the...

Daisies

Daisies

Daisies are common broadleaf weed in lawns, flowerbeds and pathways.

Dock

Dock

Dock is a common broadleaf weed often found in lawns and in flowerbeds.

Plantain

Plantain

Plantains are common weeds found in lawns and waste areas. They have a low growing rosette of leaves and tall st...

Hawksbeard

Hawksbeard

Hawksbeard, and similar species catsear, dandelion, hawkbit and oxtongue, are common weeds of New Zealand garden...

Clover

Clover

Clovers are very common creeping weeds found in lawns and garden beds.

Suckling Clover

Suckling Clover

Suckling clover is a common weed in lawns, flowerbeds and other places in the garden.

Thistle

Thistle

Thistles are prickly leaved weeds that will grow in lawns and waste areas of gardens.

Chickweed

Chickweed

Chickweeds are fast growing annual weeds, usually light green, soft, low growing and trailing. Chickweed is very...

Redroot Pigweed Amaranth

Redroot Pigweed Amaranth

Redroot is a common weed in gardens, roadsides, agriculture and waste areas. Also known as Pigweed or Amaranth.

Buttercup

Buttercup

Buttercups are common weeds in damp areas of lawns and pastures.

Spurge

Spurge

Spurges are members of the Euhorbia family and are common weeds in gardens. Some of these are in the top ten of ...

Mallow

Mallow

Mallows are common weeds of waste areas and untended gardens. They vary from small weeds of lawns to tall plants...

Sorrel

Sorrel

Sorrel is a low growing rosette like weed that sends up shoots with flowers heads of green that turn yellow and ...

Yarrow

Yarrow

Yarrow is a common weed of pastures, roadsides, gardens and waste places. It has feathery much brached leaves an...

Groundsel

Groundsel

Groundsel is a very common garden weed. It is short lived but will grow, flower and seed within a few weeks of g...

Carrot Weed

Carrot Weed

Carrot weed and parsley dropwort are common weeds in waste places, roadsides and lawns.

Lawn Phosphorous Deficiency

Lawn Phosphorous Deficiency

Phosphorous is essential for the health of lawn grass as well as other plants in the garden. Slow growth, dead p...

Selfheal

Selfheal

Selfheal is one of the more difficult weeds to control in lawns.

Alkaline Lawn Soil

Alkaline Lawn Soil

Alkaline lawn soil encourages some weeds, restricts the lawn grasses ability to absorb certain nutrients and can...

Lawn Potassium Deficiency

Lawn Potassium Deficiency

Potassium is essential for healthy growth of lawn grasses. Symptoms of potassium deficiency include wilting and ...

Soldier's Button

Soldier's Button

Soldier's Button is a common weed in lawns. It is often mistaken for Onehunga prickle weed but it does not have ...

Medick

Medick

Medick is a group of weeds including Black Medick, Bur Medick and Spotted Bur Medick. These are common weeds in ...