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Solanum nigrum (Black Nightshade)Heliotropium europaeum (Common Heliotrope)Hypericum androsaemum (Tutsan)Opuntia robusta           (Wheel Cactus)Marrubium vulgare (Horehound)Leycesteria formosa (Himalayan Honeysuckle)Tribulus sp. (Caltrop)Malva parviflora (Small-flowered Mallow)Carthamus lanatus (Saffron Thistle)Alternanthera pungens (Khaki Weed)Cichorium intybus (Chicory)Carduus pycnocephalus (Shore Thistle)Briza minor (Lesser Quaking Grass)Chondrilla juncea (Skeleton Weed)Briza maxima (Quaking Grass)Solanum sp. (Nightshade; seedlings)Conyza sp. (Fleabane) Dipsacus fullonum (Wild Teasel)Alstroemeria hybrid (Peruvian Lily)Malva parviflora (Small-flowered Mallow)

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Can Australian Native Plants be Weeds? How big is the problem?

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Seminar Held in Melbourne. Review Date: 2/3/2001
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Can Australian natives be weeds?

"Oh yes they can!" was the resounding voice from this seminar held at Monash University in Melbourne on 22nd February 2001. Speakers illustrated the increasing number of Australian native plants that have spread beyond their natural range within Australia and overseas to become invasive in areas where they don't normally exist.