Burdekin Shire Council has locally declared several species of plants under Local Law No. 3 (Community and Envionmanetal Management) 2012.

 

Grader Grass

Grader Grass

Grader Grass (Themeda quadrivalvis)

For more information about the Grander Grass refer to the Business and Industry Queensland website at:

https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industries/farms-fishing-forestry/agriculture/land-management/health-pests-weeds-diseases/weeds-diseases/invasive-plants/other/grader-grass

 

 

Itch Grass

Itch Grass

Itch Grass enlarged

Itch Grass enlarged

Itch Grass (Rottboellia cochinchinensis)

Fore more information about the Itch Grass refer to the Sugar Research website at:

https://sugarresearch.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/IS13078-Itch-grass.pdf

 

Leucaena

Leucaena

Leucaena (Leucaena leucocephala)

For more information about the Leucaena refer to the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries website at:

https://www.daf.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/73450/IPA-Leucaena-PP85.pdf

 

Neem Tree

Neem Tree

Neem Tree (Azadirachta indica)

For more information about the Neem Tree refer to the Business and Industry Queensland website at:

https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industries/farms-fishing-forestry/agriculture/land-management/health-pests-weeds-diseases/weeds-diseases/invasive-plants/other/neem-tree

 

Aleman

Aleman

Aleman Grass (Echinochloa polystachya)

For more information about the Aleman Grass refer to the Business and Industry Queensland website at:

https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industries/farms-fishing-forestry/agriculture/land-management/health-pests-weeds-diseases/weeds-diseases/invasive-plants/other/aleman-grass

 

Calotrope

Calotrope

Calotrope (Calotropis procera)

The plant is poisonous to humans. There are reports that cattle can eat the plant with no known ill effects in the dry season, but may die from calotrope poisoning if they are subjected to stress (e.g. mustering).

For more information about the Calotrope refer to the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries website at:

https://www.daf.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0020/77303/IPA-Calotrope-PP41.pdf

 

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