Weed identification tools

There are so many great resources that can assist you to identify weeds, but do you know where to find them? Here are a few handy weed identification tools to get you on your way:

Online tools

Weed identification apps

Field guides and botanical keys

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Queensland)

DAFFQ provides an extensive range of online pest fact sheets. Alternatively, you can contact the Customer Service Centre for advice on 13 25 23 or your local Biosecurity Officer.

Queensland Herbarium

The Queensland Herbarium provides a weed identification service. They can identify your suspected weeds providing you are able to collect, prepare and send specimens to the Herbarium with a completed coversheet. The service is provided on a user pays basis for commercial entities (yet is free for the general public).

Other weed identification options

Other potential options include:

  • Your local council pest management and environmental officers
  • Your local landcare and conservation groups
  • Or contact us here at TH9 Outdoor Services!