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Street Trees Not Approved for Planting

Plants not approved for planting on council property.

Shrubs & Trees

SPECIES

COMMON NAME

ORIGIN

REASON

Polygala myrtifolia

Myrtle Leaf Milkwort

South Africa

Sets seed & spreads in Native vegetation

Cestrum parqui

Green poison berry

South America

Sets seed - Spreads

Chrysanthemoides monilifera

Boneseed

South Africa

Sets seed - spreads through vegetation

Genista monspessulana

Cape broom

South Africa

Sets seed - spreads through vegetation

Albizia lophantha

Cape Leeuwin Wattle

Western Australia

Sets seed - spreads through vegetation

Zantedeschia aethiopica

Arum Lily

Death Lily

South Africa

Sets seed - spreads through vegetation - sap, poisonous

Cotoneasters spp.

Cotoneasters

Eurasian

Sets seed - spreads through vegetation

Cytisus scoparius

English broom

North Africa/Spain

Sets seed - spreads through vegetation

Rhamnus alaternus

Buckthorn

Mediterranean

Sets seed - spreads through vegetation

Ulex europaeus

Gorse

Western Europe

Sets seed - spreads through vegetation

 

Acacia longifolia

Sallow Wattle

Australian

Sets seed - spreads through vegetation

Erica lusitanica

Spanish heath

South Western Europe

Sets seed - spreads through vegetation

Rosa canina

Dog rose

Europe

Suckers spread

Crataegus sinaica

Hawthorn

Europe

Seed spreads

Ricinus communis

Castor Oil plant

Pan-Tropical

Seed spreads

Fraxinus rotundifolia

Desert Ash

Mediterranean/South West Africa

Seed spreads

Polygala myrtifolia

Myrtle leaf milkwort

South Africa

Seed spreads

Coprosma repens

Mirror Bush

New Zealand

Seed spreads

Chamaecytisus proliferus

Tree lucerne

Canary Island

Seed spreads

Salix spp.

Willow

Europe

Seed spreads

Acacia baileyana

Cootamundra Wattle

N.S.W.

Seed spreads

Acacia decurrens

Early Black Wattle

Eastern Australia

Seed spreads

Pittosporum undulatum

Sweet pittosporum

Eastern Australia

Seed spreads

Olea europaea

Olive

Mediterranean

Seed spreads & spreads through native vegetation

Melia azedarach var australasica

White Cedar

 

Drops dangerous branches - messy

Leptospermum laevigatum

Vic Tea Tree

Victoria

Seed spreads

Lagunaria patersonia

Pyramid Tree

Norfolk Island

Irritates Human Skin

Eucalyptus platypus

Yate

Western Australia

Falls apart

Eucalyptus conferriminata

Yate

 

Falls apart

Melaleuca armillaris

Bracelet Honey Myrtle

 

Falls apart

Eucalyptus lehmanii

Bushy Yate

 

Falls apart

Rosa sp.

Roses

 

Spreads through vegetation

Argyranthemum frutescens

Marguerite Daisy

 

Spreads through vegetation

Hakea laurina

Pincushion Hakea

Western Australia

Seeds freely

Tamarix aphylla

Athel pine

North Africa

Spreads throughout vegetation

Acacia cyclops

Western Coastal Wattle

 

Veg.

Oleander sp.

Oleander

 

Sap dangerous

Populus spp

Popular

Europe, Asia, Amercia

Root system vigorous

Platanus occidentalis

Plane Tree

W. Asia

Messy tree

Acacia saligna

Golden Wreath Wattle

Western Australia

Suckers

Solidago canadiensis

Golden rod

North America

Spreads everywhere

Pennisetum setaceum

Fountain grass

 

Spreads everywhere

Pennistetum macrourum

Fountain grass

 

Spreads everywhere

Tamarix ramosissima

Tamarix

 

Stops plants growing around it

Vinca major

Periwinkle

Europe

Vine which spreads vigorously

Acacia longifolia var longifolia

 

 

Spreading out of control

Herbs, Bulbs & Tubers

SPECIES

COMMON NAME

ORIGIN

REASON

 

 

 

Gazania spp. Lineans/rigens

Gazania

East Africa

Spreads seeds/vegetatively

Geranium

 

 

Watsonia meriana

Bulbil watsonia

South Africa

Spreads by bulbils

Lantana sp.

Lantana

 

 

Cortadelia selloana

Pampas grass

South America

 

Pennisetum macrourum

African Feather grass

 

 

Freesia sp.

Freesia

 

Spread

Gladioulus

 

 

Monadenia bracteata

Mondadenia

South Africa

Seed

Sparaxis spp.

Sparaxis

South Africa

Corm spreads

Allium triquetrum

Three cornered garlic

Mediterranean

Bulb

Ipomoea indica

Morning Glory

Pan-Tropical

Spreads vegetatively

Hedera helix

English Ivy

Europe

Berry - seed

Rubus fruticosus

Blackberry

Europe

Seed

Delairea odorata

Cape Ivy

South Africa

Seed

Tradescanthia albiflora

Wandering Jew

South America

Vegetative reproduction

Calystegia sepium

Great bind weed

 

 

Centranthus rubur

Kiss me quick

 

Spreads vigorously

Convolvulus arvensis

Bindweed

 

Aggressive ??

Homeria ssp.

Cape Tulip

 

 

Oenothera stricta

Evening Primrose

Chile

 

Asparagus species

Bridal veil

South Africa

 

Agapanthus sp.

African Lily

South Africa

 

Scabiosa spp.

 

 

 

Lycium ferocissimum

African Boxthorn

South Africa

Noxious weed spreads

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