Ivy

Ivy

Ivy is a hardy, climbing plant that is often found climbing over trees and fences.

Broom

Broom

Broom is a bright yellow flowered, much branched shrub. It is a weed in waste areas, river beds, hill country an...

Gorse

Gorse

Gorse is a prickly, woody shrub. It is regarded as New Zealand's worst weed.

Privet

Privet

Privets are fast growing shrubs of the olive family. They are often used as hedging plants and can become weedy ...

Blackberry Bramble

Blackberry Bramble

Blackberry (also known as bramble) is a member of the rose family. It has very thorny semi-upright stems and is ...

Nightshade

Nightshade

Nightshades are a fast growing small trees, up to 5 metres tall. They can be found in rough pasture, roadsides a...

Willows

Willows

Willows (Salix) such as the crack willow and grey willow form fast growing clumps of dense vegetation often near...

Wonga Wonga Vine

Wonga Wonga Vine

Wonga wonga vine and similar vines; Bower vine and Port St. John creeper are common weeds in waste places and ab...

Banana Passionfruit

Banana Passionfruit

Banana passionfruit vine grows rapidly, forming large, heavy, long-lived tangled masses. Banana passionfruit vin...

Moth Plant

Moth Plant

Moth plant vine grows rapidly, forming large, heavy, long-lived tangled masses. Its seeds can drift long distanc...

Wilding Conifers

Wilding Conifers

Wilding conifer is the New Zealand term for introduced conifers that are spreading across the landscape; self-so...

Thistle

Thistle

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

Buckthorn

Buckthorn

Buckthorn (Rhamnus spp.) are weeds of scrub, bush margins and plantations.

Buddleia

Buddleia

Buddleia grows quickly, and forms self-replacing thickets. Buddleia is extremely versatile, tolerating a wide ra...

Fennel

Fennel

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

Hemlock

Hemlock

Hemlock and similar weeds such as wild carrot, wild parsnip, fennel and hogweed are common on roadsides and in w...

Ragwort

Ragwort

Ragwort is a poisonous weed. It is common in pastures because cattle will avoid it but it is also common in wast...

Dock

Dock

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

Barberry

Barberry

Barberry, including Darwin's barberry and European barberry, are woody evergreen shrubs with spiky leaves.

Tree Lupin

Tree Lupin

Tree lupins are soft wooded shrub with attractive yellow flowers. They are often seen colonising sandy areas, ri...

Madeira Mignonette Vine

Madeira Mignonette Vine

Madeira or Mignonette Vine is a rampant climbing vine with hard to kill tubers.