weeds

weed in focus

They might be seen as noxious, but it turns out there is an unappreciated side to weeds.

Oxford ragwort 1

Weeds in the UK are still evolving hundreds of years after their introduction and are unlikely to have reached their full potential as invaders, UNSW scientists have discovered. 

Plant inside

A number of introduced plant species have become more like natives, suggesting rapid evolution could happen far more frequently than previously thought.