Magnetic Island North Queensland
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 White periwinkle
It might be pretty but it's also a weed in many lowland areas on Magnetic Island. (Catharanthus species)
It might be pretty but it's also a weed in many lowland areas on Magnetic Island. (Catharanthus species)

 Tecoma is a hardy weed
Tecoma, also known as Captain Cook bush (as is Oleander) is a hardy tree grown as an ornamental in many Island gardens.    (Tecoma stans)
Tecoma, also known as Captain Cook bush (as is Oleander) is a hardy tree grown as an ornamental in many Island gardens. (Tecoma stans)

 Snake weed
Like many established weeds, to remove an  infestation of snake weed takes a number of follow-up weeding sessions, so as  to remove newly germinated plants. (Stachytarpheta jamaicensis)
Like many established weeds, to remove an infestation of snake weed takes a number of follow-up weeding sessions, so as to remove newly germinated plants. (Stachytarpheta jamaicensis)

 Sisal
This American import loves a challenge - sisal  can survive tough drought conditions. 
(Agave americana)
This American import loves a challenge - sisal can survive tough drought conditions. (Agave americana)

 Singapore daisy
Singapore daisy can choke up waterways and creeks banks, and is particularly fond of the   Island's wet season.  (Stachagneticola trilobata)
Singapore daisy can choke up waterways and creeks banks, and is particularly fond of the Island's wet season. (Stachagneticola trilobata)

 Pink periwinkle
Pink periwinkle is grown in many Island gardens. (Catharanthus-roseus)
Pink periwinkle is grown in many Island gardens. (Catharanthus-roseus)

 Oleander
Oleander has no place in a home garden - the plant, including the seeds and flowers,  is extremely  poisonous!
Always wear gloves when handling this plant.  
(Cascabela thevetia or Thevetia peruviana)
Oleander has no place in a home garden - the plant, including the seeds and flowers, is extremely poisonous! Always wear gloves when handling this plant. (Cascabela thevetia or Thevetia peruviana)

 Mother of millions
...and they certainly are! Each 'leaf' is a new plant.(Bryophyllum species)
...and they certainly are! Each 'leaf' is a new plant.(Bryophyllum species)

 Mother-in-laws tongue
Mother-in-law's  tongue, like many weeds, is a  garden escape. (Sansevieria trifasciata)
Mother-in-law's tongue, like many weeds, is a garden escape. (Sansevieria trifasciata)

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