Environmental Weeds

Environmental weeds are often garden escapes and usually spread by birds or garden waste dumped inappropriately. In the past 30 years at least 35% of all plants that have become environmental weeds in Tasmanian were deliberately introduced as garden plants. These include:

Holly

Holly has become an environmental weed, with birds spreading the seeds through our wet forest areas and along roadside fence lines Photo: A. Fergusson

 
 
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