Starweed

Starweed

Starweed is a weed of the plantain family. It is common in waste places and lawns.

Hieracium Hawkweed

Hieracium Hawkweed

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

Angelica

Angelica

Angelica is sometimes known as wild celery. It is a weeds of waste places and near coasts.

Broadleaf Weeds

Broadleaf Weeds

Broadleaf weeds are weeds with leaves that have branched veins.

Lichen

Lichen

Lichens grow on hard surfaces such as trees, paths, drives and rocks. They are not plants but are symbiotic comb...

Moss

Moss

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

Path Weeds

Path Weeds

Path weeds are grasses, broad leaf weeds, mosses, liverworts and lichens growing on paths, drives or other hard ...

Spurrey

Spurrey

Spurrey and sand spurrey are common weeds of gardens and waste places, particularly in sandy locations.

Vetch

Vetch

Common weed of gardens, grassland and waste places throughout New Zealand.

Pearlwort

Pearlwort

Pearwort and procumbent pearlwort are common weeds of lawns, paths and wast places.

Lichen Marks

Lichen Marks

Kill and remove lichen from outdoor surfaces such as driveways, paths, walls and stone.

Parsley Piert

Parsley Piert

Parsley piert is a winter growing annual weed of waste places and lawns.

Cleavers

Cleavers

Cleavers is a common annual weed found in gardens. The leaves, stems and fruit 'stick' to clothing.

Grassy weeds

Grassy weeds

Grassy weeds are grasses growing unwanted in areas such as garden beds or driveways and course grasses in fine l...

Galinsoga

Galinsoga

Galinsoga is a common weed in waste places and flowerbeds.

Carrot Weed

Carrot Weed

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

Mullein

Mullein

Mulleins are a group of annual or biennial weeds often found in stony and waste areas.

Moss on Surfaces

Moss on Surfaces

Kill and remove moss from outdoor surfaces such as driveways, paths, walls and stone.

Redroot Pigweed Amaranth

Redroot Pigweed Amaranth

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

Storksbill

Storksbill

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

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...

Hawksbeard

Hawksbeard

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

Vipers Bugloss

Vipers Bugloss

Viper's Bugloss and other weeds in the forget-me-not family are annual or biennials, common in garden flowerbeds...

Hydrocotyle

Hydrocotyle

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

Toadflax

Toadflax

Ivy-leaved toadflax is a garden escapee weed. It is common in shady banks, walls, rocks and paths.

Annual Poa

Annual Poa

Annual meadow grass (Poa annua) is a common weedy grass in New Zealand gardens and lawns.

Nostoc

Nostoc

Nostoc is a colonial cyanobacteria (blue-green alga) slime which swells up into a jelly like mass when wet.

Crocosmia

Crocosmia

Crocosmia (montbretia) was originally a garden plant but has become a weed in many areas. It has grass like leav...

Foxglove

Foxglove

Sometimes grown in gardens for their attractive flowers, foxgloves can also become a weed. All parts of the foxg...

Polygonum

Polygonum

Polygonum (Dock family) is a genus of many weeds including knotweed, willow weed, wireweed, sheep's sorrel, dock...

Valerian

Valerian

Valerian is a perrenial weed often found growing in walls, banks and cliffs.

Wild Mint

Wild Mint

Weeds of the mint family are scented, low growing, sprawling plants that include aluminium plant, pennyroyal, le...

Clover

Clover

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

Velvetleaf

Velvetleaf

MPI is investigating the appearance of the pest weed velvetleaf in fodder beet crops on a number of properties n...

Hawkbit

Hawkbit

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

Twin Cress

Twin Cress

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

Forget-me-not

Forget-me-not

The forget-me-not family of weeds are annual or biennials, common in garden flowerbeds, roadsides, waste places ...

Liverwort

Liverwort

Liverworts are flat green plants with no stem and a simple thallus (flat leaf-like structure) they are like a fl...

Potato

Potato

Potatoes are not usually described as weeds but they can be weedy, particularly where potato tubers are discarde...

Suckling Clover

Suckling Clover

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

Medick

Medick

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

Thistle

Thistle

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

Loosestrife

Loosestrife

Loosestife is a common weed of damp places, roadsides and waste areas.

Algae

Algae

Get rid of the slimy, green growth of algae on outdoor surfaces.

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...

Speedwell

Speedwell

Speedwells are common garden and waste area annual weeds.

Fumitory

Fumitory

Fumitory is a scrambling and climbing annual weed common in gardens, roadsides and waste areas.

Sorrel

Sorrel

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

Tarweed

Tarweed

Tarweed, a member of the broomrape family, is a common weed of clay ground and waste places.

Geranium Weed

Geranium Weed

Weeds of the Geranium family include storksbill, cut-leaved geranium, herb robert and others. They are common we...

Purslane

Purslane

Purslane is a common weed of waste places, flowerbeds, paths and other places throughout New Zealand.

Fathen

Fathen

Fathen (or fat hen) is a common weed in gardens, roadsides, agriculture and waste areas. Fathen is toxic to both...

Liverwort Marks

Liverwort Marks

Kill and remove liverwort from outdoor surfaces such as paths, driveways and walls.