Exotic Pest Reporting
Walter Stahel, Environmental Bay of Plenty, Bugwood.org
Senegal tea plant
Senegal tea plant (Gymnocoronis spilanthoides) is an invasive plant of fresh water and marshes. It is a native of South America.
A plant used in aquariums, it is invasive if released into a water body. It forms large dense floating mats of vegetation which crowd out native fish and plants.
02/13/2018 - Pest Management Changes Proposed for Hawke’s Bay
11/02/2017 - Pest plants in the firing line