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World's worst water weed found in Bendigo

A plant described as the 'world's worst water weed' has been found in the Bendigo region and the community is being encouraged to do something about it.

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Water Hyacinth is a highly invasive weed that chokes lakes, rivers and waterways.

Agriculture Victoria is encouraging Central Victorians to report the illegal weed to prevent it from taking hold around the state.

Photo: Ravijung [CC BY-SA]