Water hyacinth FOUND for sale in Albury (Murray)

A ute load of Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) has been removed from a residential property in Albury after tip offs from colleagues in WA & Victoria that plants were being sold on Gumtree.

Further information on water hyacinth can be found at: http://weeds.dpi.nsw.gov.au/Weeds/Details/145

Great work and thank you to all those involved in the rapid response and disposal of this notifiable weed.    Jan Mitchell (Vegetation Management Officer) can be contacted on 0429 032 079 for further information.

According to our New Incursions to the Murray & Riverina database – this is the 4th online sale of a notifiable weed in just over 12 months which is of great concern.

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06 April 2016