Common name:  Knotweed    Scientific name: Persicaria capitata  Alternative common names: Japanese knotweed, persicaria, pinkhead knotweed and pinkhead smartweed.  Knotweed is a mat-like, perennial, herbaceous plant with a slender, woody rootstock and long, creeping, rooting stems. It is found growing on roadsides, dry banks, slopes and in open areas, preferring full sun. It negatively impacts on the environment by forming a dense carpet, replacing most indigenous vegetation.

Common name: Knotweed Scientific name: Persicaria capitata Alternative common names: Japanese knotweed, persicaria, pinkhead knotweed and pinkhead smartweed. Knotweed is a mat-like, perennial, herbaceous plant with a slender, woody rootstock and long, creeping, rooting stems. It is found growing on roadsides, dry banks, slopes and in open areas, preferring full sun. It negatively impacts on the environment by forming a dense carpet, replacing most indigenous vegetation.

Arsenic bush | Senna septemtrionalis - NEMBA Category 1b

Arsenic bush | Senna septemtrionalis - NEMBA Category 1b

African tulip tree | Spathodea campanulata - NEMBA Category 3 in KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Eastern Cape and Limpopo.

African tulip tree | Spathodea campanulata - NEMBA Category 3 in KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Eastern Cape and Limpopo.

Weeping bottlebrush | Callistemon viminalis NEMBA Category 1b in Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.3 in Free State, Gauteng, North West, Northern Cape and Western Cape.

Weeping bottlebrush | Callistemon viminalis NEMBA Category 1b in Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.3 in Free State, Gauteng, North West, Northern Cape and Western Cape.

Property owners or sellers who don’t comply with the Invasive Alien and Invasive Species Regulations can get a fine of up to R5m or prison sentence.

Property owners or sellers who don’t comply with the Invasive Alien and Invasive Species Regulations can get a fine of up to R5m or prison sentence.

Passiflora subpeltata (Wild Granadina) Problem - Scrambles up and competes with indigenous species. Poisonous

Passiflora subpeltata (Wild Granadina) Problem - Scrambles up and competes with indigenous species. Poisonous

Tradescantia spathacea | durbaninvasives.org.za  Emerging invasive

Tradescantia spathacea | durbaninvasives.org.za Emerging invasive

The ecology, biogeography, history and future of two globally important weeds: Cardiospermum halicacabum Linn. and C. grandiflorum Sw

The ecology, biogeography, history and future of two globally important weeds: Cardiospermum halicacabum Linn. and C. grandiflorum Sw

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