Keep an eye out for orange hawkweed

Orange hawkweed has recently been discovered on private property in the eastern part of our region.

Orange hawkweed (Hieracium aurantiacum) is on the National Alert List for Environmental Weeds and is a Class 1 Noxious Weed in NSW, as it has the potential to be a serious threat in the temperate areas of south-eastern Australia, including the Australian Alps. Prompt treatment of known populations of hawkweed has limited their spread so far.

Up until now, orange hawkweed has only been known to ...

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