Bird of paradise flower is a deciduous shrub that grows up to 5m tall depending on rainfall. Branchlets and inflorescence covered with velvety hairs and densely covered with blackish or brownish glands. It flowers in summer.
Elephant grass is a robust perennial grass widely naturalised in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. It has low water and nutrient requirements and therefore can thrive in otherwise uncultivated lands. It is an aggressive grass that grows rapidly, colonising new areas and forming dense thickets. It grows in summer.
A sparsely branching, perennial grass which is open and creeping with feathery, spike-like inflorescences. The bristles are long and detach with the spikelets. Leaves are up to 40cm long and are not rigid or ending with sharp points. Inflorescence 40-70mm long and is white or light brown. This grass invades roadsides and disturbed sites and has a preference for colder areas.
A sparsely branching, tussock-forming perennial grass with feathery, spike-like inflorescences. The bristles are long and detach with the spikelets. The leaves are up to 40cm long and are not rigid or ending with sharp points. Inflorescence is 10-25cm long and is usually purple or rose-coloured. This widespread grass invades roadsides and disturbed sites.
Perennial, erect, hairless, succulent herb or long. Flowers box shaped, pendulous less than 30mm long, calyx is green, corolla is green or reddish. Adventitious plantlets are produced on the mature inflorescence hence the common name proliferum.