Oxalis

Oxalis

Oxalis is a fast spreading, small, low-growing weed often found in gardens and lawns.

Dock

Dock

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

Loosestrife

Loosestrife

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

Grassy weeds

Grassy weeds

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

Parsley Piert

Parsley Piert

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

Spurrey

Spurrey

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

Geranium Weed

Geranium Weed

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

Chickweed

Chickweed

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

Onion Weed

Onion Weed

Onion weed or wild garlic is a weed of flower beds and pathways. It forms large clumps of plants which will spre...

Cleavers

Cleavers

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

Daisies

Daisies

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

Broadleaf Weeds

Broadleaf Weeds

Broadleaf weeds are weeds with leaves that have branched veins.

Clover

Clover

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

Vetch

Vetch

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

Dandelion

Dandelion

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

Pearlwort

Pearlwort

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

Wild Garlic

Wild Garlic

Wild garlic or onion weed is a weed of flower beds and pathways. It forms large clumps of plants which will spre...

Nettle

Nettle

Common nettle is an annual weed with short stinging bristles on it's stems and leaves.

Plantain

Plantain

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

Fennel

Fennel

Wild fennel and similar weeds such as wild carrot, wild parsnip, hemlock and hogweed are common on roadsides and...

Hypericum

Hypericum

Tutsan (Hypercum androaemum) and St.John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) are common weeds of waste places. St John...

Shepherd's Purse

Shepherd's Purse

Shepherd's purse and related weeds are common in gardens, paths, cultivated land and waste areas.

Carrot Weed

Carrot Weed

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

Vipers Bugloss

Vipers Bugloss

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

Spurge

Spurge

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

Paspalum

Paspalum

Paspalum grasses are common weeds in lawns, flowerbeds and waste places.

Mallow

Mallow

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

Forget-me-not

Forget-me-not

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

Couch Twitch Grass

Couch Twitch Grass

Couch (NI) or Twitch (SI) grass is a common weed in garden lawns, flowerbeds, paths and waste places.

Toadflax

Toadflax

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

Valerian

Valerian

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

Fumitory

Fumitory

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

Lupins

Lupins

Lupins, including Russell lupins and blue lupins are garden flowers that have escaped and are now found wild in ...

Fireweed

Fireweed

Fireweed is a name that is used for several erect, leafy annual and perennial weeds of the daisy family and some...

Thistle

Thistle

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

Fathen

Fathen

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

Foxglove

Foxglove

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

Yarrow

Yarrow

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