Weedy Wednesday – Hemlock

Weedy Wednesday – Hemlock

Description:A many branched, robust, biennial or annual herb, usually 1.5 metres tall with twice divided leaves, many white flowers in spring in umbrella like arrangements at the top and with an unpleasant mousy or parsnip like smell when crushed. The stems are hollow...
Weedy Wednesday – Caltrop

Weedy Wednesday – Caltrop

Description:Caltrop is a flat, sprawling, summer-growing, annual herb. Stems. Caltrop has numerous green to reddish brown stems radiating from a crown. It grows prostrate to 2 m long with many branches and fine hairs.As A Soil Indicator:Low Calcium, Very Low...
Weedy Wednesday – Bracken

Weedy Wednesday – Bracken

Description:A large, dark green, vigorous, leathery and invading fern with ‘Christmas tree’ shaped fronds. Produces toxins that retard the growth and germination of other species.As A Soil Indicator:Very low Calcium, High Potassium, High Zinc, High...
Weedy Wednesday – Marshmallow

Weedy Wednesday – Marshmallow

Description:An erect or sprawling, annual or biennial herb to 1.5 metres with round lobed leaves, heart shaped cotyledons, small, 5-petalled white or pink flowers from April to November.As A Soil Indicator:Very low Calcium, high Potassium, very high Magnesium, high...
Weedy Wednesday – Cobblers Pegs

Weedy Wednesday – Cobblers Pegs

Description:Bidens pilosa is an annual plant producing an erect, much-branched stem up to 100cm tall, though the plant can often flower, seed and then die when much smallerAs A Soil Indicator:Very low Calcium , Very low Phosphorus, High Potassium, High Magnesium, High...