Native and Weed Look-Alikes
The "Look-Alikes" booklet provides information on native plants and weeds that look similar. This field guide illustrates differences between over 100 natives and weeds in Hornsby Shire. It also provides information on weed removal techniques, a glossary of terms and useful references for further information.
See the Introduction section first to find out more about how to use the booklet.
If you are unsure of the name of the native or weed, look in the documents under the type of plant such as a groundcover, grass, sedge, vine, shrub, or tree.
- Introduction - 622kb
- Groundcovers - 1.6MB
- Grasses and Sedges - 2.3MB
- Vines - 1.8MB
- Shrubs 1.6MB
- Trees - 957kb
- Weed removal techniques, Glossary, References and Plant Index - 719Kb
Printed copies of the Look-Alikes booklets can be purchased. For more information contact Council on (02) 9847 6832.