The five worst invasive species in South Africa are:
1. Pompom weed (Campuloclinium macrocephalum) – Category 1b
Pompom weed was introduced to South Africa in horse feed (hay) during the Anglo Boer War (1899) that was imported from Brazil and Argentina.
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