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Broadleaf privet (Ligustrum lucidum)

Invasive Assessment | Impact Assessment

Scientific name:Ligustrum lucidum W.T. Aiton

Common Name:

Chinese privet, Broadleaf privet, Tree privet,


The species is reported to be most invasive in moist vegetation, such as rainforest and riparian areas (Muyt 2001). The species is also listed as occurring in grassland, woodland, dry to damp schlerophyll forest, coastal cliffs, waste places, roadsides and pasture (Blood 2001; Carr, Yugovic & Robinson 1992; Muyt 2001; Webb, Sykes & Garnock-Jones 1988).
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