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Virginia Invasive Plant Species List

Heffernan, K., E. Engle, C. Richardson. 2014. Virginia Invasive Plant Species List. Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Natural Heritage. Natural Heritage Technical Document 14-11. Richmond.

http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/natural_heritage/documents/nh-invasive-plant-list-2014.pdf


90 Records


Subject Name Scientific Name Family Order
kudzu Pueraria montana var. lobata (Willd.) Maesen & S. Almeida Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Fabales
princesstree Paulownia tomentosa (Thunb.) Sieb. & Zucc. ex Steud. Scrophulariaceae Scrophulariales
cogongrass Imperata cylindrica (L.) Beauv. Poaceae Cyperales
tropical soda apple Solanum viarum Dunal Solanaceae Solanales
alligatorweed Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb. Amaranthaceae Caryophyllales
giant salvinia Salvinia molesta D. S. Mitchell Salviniaceae Hydropteridales
Canada thistle Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. Asteraceae Asterales
Norway maple Acer platanoides L. Aceraceae Sapindales
tree-of-heaven Ailanthus altissima (P. Mill.) Swingle Simaroubaceae Sapindales
mimosa Albizia julibrissin Durazz. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Fabales
garlic mustard Alliaria petiolata (Bieb.) Cavara & Grande Brassicaceae Capparales
porcelain-berry Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (Maxim.) Trautv. Vitaceae Rhamnales
Japanese barberry Berberis thunbergii DC. Berberidaceae Ranunculales
oriental bittersweet Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb. Celastraceae Celastrales
spotted knapweed Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos (Gugler) Hayek Asteraceae Asterales
purple crown-vetch Securigera varia (L.) Lassen Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Fabales
common teasel Dipsacus fullonum L. Dipsacaceae Dipsacales
Brazilian waterweed Egeria densa Planch. Hydrocharitaceae Hydrocharitales
common water hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms Pontederiaceae Liliales
autumn olive Elaeagnus umbellata Thunb. Elaeagnaceae Rhamnales
winged burning bush Euonymus alatus (Thunb.) Sieb. Celastraceae Celastrales
winter creeper Euonymus fortunei (Turcz.) Hand.-Maz. Celastraceae Celastrales
ground ivy Glechoma hederacea L. Lamiaceae Lamiales
English ivy Hedera helix L. Araliaceae Apiales
hydrilla Hydrilla verticillata (L. f.) Royle Hydrocharitaceae Hydrocharitales
shrubby lespedeza Lespedeza bicolor Turcz. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Fabales
sericea lespedeza Lespedeza cuneata (Dum.-Cours.) G. Don Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Fabales
Chinese privet Ligustrum sinense Lour. Oleaceae Scrophulariales
sweet breath of spring Lonicera fragrantissima Lindl. & Paxton Caprifoliaceae Dipsacales
Japanese honeysuckle Lonicera japonica Thunb. Caprifoliaceae Dipsacales
Amur honeysuckle Lonicera maackii (Rupr.) Herder Caprifoliaceae Dipsacales
Morrow's honeysuckle Lonicera morrowii Gray Caprifoliaceae Dipsacales
Tatarian honeysuckle Lonicera tatarica L. Caprifoliaceae Dipsacales
purple loosestrife Lythrum salicaria L. Lythraceae Myrtales
chinaberry Melia azedarach L. Meliaceae Sapindales
Japanese stiltgrass Microstegium vimineum (Trin.) A. Camus Poaceae Cyperales
Chinese silvergrass Miscanthus sinensis Anderss. Poaceae Cyperales
marsh dayflower Murdannia keisak (Hassk.) Hand.-Maz. Commelinaceae Commelinales
parrotfeather Myriophyllum aquaticum (Vell.) Verdc. Haloragaceae Haloragales
Eurasian water-milfoil Myriophyllum spicatum L. Haloragaceae Haloragales
brittleleaf naiad Najas minor All. Najadaceae Najadales
golden bamboo Phyllostachys aurea Carr. ex A.& C. Rivière Poaceae Cyperales
mile-a-minute vine Persicaria perfoliata (L.) H. Gross Polygonaceae Polygonales
white poplar Populus alba L. Salicaceae Salicales
lesser celandine, fig buttercup Ficaria verna Huds. Ranunculaceae Ranunculales
multiflora rose Rosa multiflora Thunb. Rosaceae Rosales
wine raspberry Rubus phoenicolasius Maxim. Rosaceae Rosales
johnsongrass Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers. Poaceae Cyperales
Japanese spiraea Spiraea japonica L. f. Rosaceae Rosales
common periwinkle Vinca minor L. Apocynaceae Gentianales
Japanese wisteria Wisteria floribunda (Willd.) DC. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Fabales
Chinese wisteria Wisteria sinensis (Sims) DC. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Fabales
bull thistle Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten. Asteraceae Asterales
perilla mint Perilla frutescens (L.) Britton Lamiaceae Lamiales
Japanese knotweed Fallopia japonica (Houttuyn) Ronse-Decraene Polygonaceae Polygonales
Siberian elm Ulmus pumila L. Ulmaceae Urticales
European water chestnut Trapa natans L. Trapaceae Myrtales
thorny olive Elaeagnus pungens Thunb. Elaeagnaceae Rhamnales
Chinese yam Dioscorea polystachya Turcz. Dioscoreaceae Dioscoreales
big periwinkle Vinca major L. Apocynaceae Gentianales
giant hogweed Heracleum mantegazzianum Sommier & Levier Apiaceae Apiales
Asiatic dayflower Commelina communis L. Commelinaceae Commelinales
common velvetgrass Holcus lanatus L. Poaceae Cyperales
swamp morningglory Ipomoea aquatica Forssk. Convolvulaceae Solanales
yellow iris Iris pseudacorus L. Iridaceae Liliales
creeping yellow loosestrife, creeping Jenney Lysimachia nummularia L. Primulaceae Primulales
white mulberry Morus alba L. Moraceae Urticales
timothy Phleum pratense L. Poaceae Cyperales
Oriental lady's thumb Persicaria longiseta (Bruijn) Kitagawa Polygonaceae Polygonales
Canada bluegrass Poa compressa L. Poaceae Cyperales
roughstalk bluegrass Poa trivialis L. Poaceae Cyperales
red sorrel Rumex acetosella L. Polygonaceae Polygonales
curly dock Rumex crispus ssp. crispus L. Polygonaceae Polygonales
stinging nettle Urtica dioica L. Urticaceae Urticales
jetbead Rhodotypos scandens (Thunb.) Makino Rosaceae Rosales
chocolate vine Akebia quinata (Houtt.) Dcne. Lardizabalaceae Ranunculales
Japanese hop Humulus japonicus Siebold & Zucc. Cannabaceae Urticales
ivyleaf speedwell Veronica hederifolia L. Scrophulariaceae Scrophulariales
Japanese sedge Carex kobomugi Ohwi Cyperaceae Cyperales
colonial bentgrass Agrostis capillaris L. Poaceae Cyperales
linden viburnum Viburnum dilatatum Thunb. Caprifoliaceae Dipsacales
Callery pear (Bradford pear) Pyrus calleryana Decne. Rosaceae Rosales
beach vitex Vitex rotundifolia L. f. Verbenaceae Lamiales
water primrose Ludwigia grandiflora ssp. hexapetala (Hook. & Arn.) Nesom & Kartesz Onagraceae Myrtales
wavyleaf basketgrass Oplismenus hirtellus ssp. undulatifolius (Ard.) U. Scholz Poaceae Cyperales
common chickweed Stellaria media (L.) Vill. Caryophyllaceae Caryophyllales
European common reed Phragmites australis subsp. australis (Cavanilles) Trinius ex Steudel Poaceae Cyperales
waterwheel plant Aldrovanda vesiculosa L. Droseraceae Nephenthales
Border Privet Ligustrum obtusifolium var. obtusifolium Sieb.& Zucc. Oleaceae Scrophulariales
hairy jointgrass Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus (Thunb.) Makino Poaceae Cyperales


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