Invasive Target Plants Reporting Tool

This page is for residents of the City of Cape Town to report sightings 

of 24 targeted invasive plants 

Report the location of 24 Invasive Target Plants

Become a Cape Town spotter. Take a good look at the City of Cape Town's targeted invasive plants.

There are 365 listed invasive plants. The City is asking residents, hikers and spotters to ONLY 'spot' 24 designated - invasive target plants. 

Report their location, upload images and gather information for the Invasive Species Unit (ISU) - Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) teams.

Start by registering as a user. Then fill in a Target Plant Reporting Form, every time you spot one of the 24 target invasive plants. 

Pepper tree wattle
Acacia elata
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Hop Wattle
Acacia stricta
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Sweet hakea
Hakea drupacea
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Aussie cheesewood
Pittosporum undulatum
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Red flowering tea tree
Melaleuca hypericifolia
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Devil's beard
Centranthus ruber
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Screw Pod Wattle
Acacia implexa
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Madeira vine
Anredera cordifolia
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Purple loosestrife
Lythrum salicaria
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Blue bell creeper
Billardiera heterophylla
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Pampas grass
Cortaderia selloana
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Barbados gooseberry
Pereskia aculeata
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Kangaroo wattle
Acacia paradoxa
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Tree of heaven
Ailanthus altissima
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Fountain grass
Pennisetum setaceum
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Montpellier broom
Genista monspessulana
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Bloodberry
Rivina humilis
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Mauritius hemp
Fucraea foetida
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Pearl acacia
Acacia podalyriifolia
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Chandelier plant
Bryophyllum delagoense
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Spanish broom
Spartium junceum
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Pompom
Campuloclinium macrocephalum
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Wild Sunflower
Verbesina encelioides
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Yellow flag iris
Iris pseudacorus
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