Weeds Gone Wild: Alien Plant Invaders of Natural Areas


Plant Conservation Alliance - Alien Plant Working Group


http://www.nps.gov/plants/alien/


bishops goutweedAegopodium podagraria L.
tree of heavenAilanthus altissima (P. Mill.) Swingle
chocolate vineAkebia quinata (Houtt.) Dcne.
mimosaAlbizia julibrissin Durazz.
garlic mustardAlliaria petiolata (Bieb.) Cavara & Grande
Amur peppervineAmpelopsis brevipedunculata (Maxim.) Trautv.
giant reedArundo donax L.
Japanese barberryBerberis thunbergii DC.
paper mulberryBroussonetia papyrifera (L.) L'Hér. ex Vent.
musk thistleCarduus nutans L.
Japanese sedgeCarex kobomugi Ohwi
Australian pineCasuarina equisetifolia L.
oriental bittersweetCelastrus orbiculatus Thunb.
yellow starthistleCentaurea solstitialis L.
spotted knapweedCentaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos (Gugler) Hayek
Canada thistleCirsium arvense (L.) Scop.
Asian nakedwoodColubrina asiatica (L.) Brongn
carrotwoodCupaniopsis anacardioides (A. Rich.) Radlk.
black swallowwortCynanchum louiseae Kartesz & Gandhi
European swallowwortCynanchum rossicum (Kleopov) Barbarich
Russian oliveElaeagnus angustifolia L.
winter creeperEuonymus fortunei (Turcz.) Hand.-Maz.
leafy spurgeEuphorbia esula L.
English ivyHedera helix L.
cogongrassImperata cylindrica (L.) Beauv.
perennial pepperweedLepidium latifolium L.
sericea lespedezaLespedeza cuneata (Dum.-Cours.) G. Don
sweet breath of springLonicera fragrantissima Lindl. & Paxton
Japanese honeysuckleLonicera japonica Thunb.
Amur honeysuckleLonicera maackii (Rupr.) Herder
Morrow's honeysuckleLonicera morrowii Gray
Tatarian honeysuckleLonicera tatarica L.
Bell's honeysuckleLonicera x bella Zabel [morrowii × tatarica]
dwarf honeysuckleLonicera xylosteum L.
purple loosestrifeLythrum salicaria L.
melaleuca Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) Blake
miconiaMiconia calvescens DC.
Nepalese browntopMicrostegium vimineum (Trin.) A. Camus
Eurasian watermilfoilMyriophyllum spicatum L.
burmareedNeyraudia reynaudiana (Kunth) Keng ex A.S. Hitchc.
princesstreePaulownia tomentosa (Thunb.) Sieb. & Zucc. ex Steud.
crimson fountaingrassPennisetum setaceum (Forsk.) Chiov.
Amur corktreePhellodendron amurense Rupr.
common reedPhragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steud.
Japanese knotweed Polygonum cuspidatum Sieb. & Zucc.
mile-a-minute weedPolygonum perfoliatum L.
white poplarPopulus alba L.
strawberry guavaPsidium cattleianum Sabine
kudzuPueraria montana (Lour.) Merr.
fig buttercupRanunculus ficaria L.
European buckthornRhamnus cathartica L.
black locustRobinia pseudoacacia L.
multiflora roseRosa multiflora Thunb. ex Murr.
wine raspberryRubus phoenicolasius Maxim.
tall fescueSchedonorus phoenix (Scop.) Holub
smooth cordgrassSpartina alterniflora Loisel.
Japanese spireaSpiraea japonica L. f.
tamariskTamarix spp. L.
Siberian elmUlmus pumila L.
common mulleinVerbascum thapsus L.
Japanese wisteriaWisteria floribunda (Willd.) DC.
Chinese wisteriaWisteria sinensis (Sims) DC.



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