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Wild mignonette (Reseda luteola) (Nox)

Invasive Assessment | Impact Assessment | Potential Distribution | Present Distribution

Scientific name:Reseda luteola L.

Common Name:

Wild mignonette, Weld


Noxious weed. The Agriculture Victoria website has information about the noxious weed classification of this species.


Warm-temperate regions preferring calcareous soils and exposed, moderately dry sites (Parsons and Cuthbertson 1992). It has become a weed in neglected areas and occasionally establishes on cereal stubbles, lucerne, potato fields and newly sown pastures (Parsons and Cuthbertson 1992).

Photo: Wild Mignonette plants
Wild mignonette plants
Photo: Mark Imhof
Photo: Wild Mignonette flower heads
Wild mignonette flowe rheads
Photo: Mark Imhof
Photo: Wild Mignonette foliage and flower heads
Wild mignonette foliage and flower heads
Photo: Mark Imhof

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