Wonderful Weed Videos

To make the idea of weeds more popular we developed a series of videos in collaboration with:

BrownPolarFor PlantCentregood is green’™

Click on the link to see video in each week:

Week 1: The ten weeds or native plants you can see are:

  • 1) Ragwort, Common (Jacobaea vulgaris)
  • 2) Dock, Broadleaf (Rumex obtusifolia)
  • 3) Sycamore tree (Acer pseudoplatanus)
  • 4) Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
  • 5) Celandine, Lesser (Ficaria)
  • 6) Ramsons (Allium ursinum)
  • 7) Horsetail (Equisetum arvense)
  • 8) Ash tree (Fraxinus exelsior)
  • 9) Jack-by-the-hedge (Alliaria)
  • 10) Burdock (Arctium)

Week 2: This is about ten weeds you can encounter in tropical climate countries, many being introduced via Botanical gardens, who first had them on display or accidental as seeds in other imported plants. The ten plants you can watch are:

  • 1) Tree marigold, Mexican sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia)
  • 2) Giant knotweed, Sakhalin knotweed (Reynoutria sachalinensis)
  • 3) Common lantana, wild sage(Lantana camara)
  • 4) Blue flies, blue stars (Aristea ecklonii)
  • 5) Guinea grass, green panic grass (Megathyrsus maximus)
  • 6) Bracken, brake (Pteridium aquilinum)
  • 7) Gorse, furze, whin(Ulex europaeus)
  • 8) Siam weed, Christmas bush, devil weed(Chromolaena odorata)
  • 9) Pond apple, alligator apple, swamp apple (Annona glabra)
  • 10)Common water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)

Week 3: Ten more popular weeds:

  1. Couch grass– (Elymus repens)
  2. Herb bennett- (Geum urbanum)
  3. Stinging nettle- (Urtica dioica)
  4. Willowherb – (Chamaenerion angustifolium)
  5. Bindweed– (Calystegia sepium)
  6. Ground elder– (Aegopodium podagraria)
  7. Japanese Knotweed- (Reynoutria japonica)
  8. Hairy bittercress- (Cardamine hirsuta)
  9. Bracken- (Pteridium aquilinum)
  10. Green alkanet- (Pentaglottis sempervirens)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=777Or-msBFo