Plant Species Reported to be Invasive in Natural Areas List

Source: Jackie Poole, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (personal communication)

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11 Species

Subject Name Scientific Name Family U.S. Nativity
giant reed Arundo donax L. Poaceae Exotic
hydrilla Hydrilla verticillata (L. f.) Royle Hydrocharitaceae Exotic
Chinese tallowtree Triadica sebifera (L.) Small Euphorbiaceae Exotic
Macartney rose Rosa bracteata J.C. Wendl. Rosaceae Exotic
bermudagrass Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers Poaceae Exotic
saltcedar Tamarix ramosissima Ledeb. Tamaricaceae Exotic
guineagrass Megathyrsus maximus (Jacq.) R. Webster Poaceae Exotic
Amur corktree Phellodendron amurense Rupr. Rutaceae Exotic
yellow bluestem Bothriochloa ischaemum var. songarica (Rupr. ex Fisch. & C.A. Mey.) Celarier & Harlan Poaceae Exotic
turnipweed Rapistrum rugosum (L.) All. Brassicaceae Exotic
buffelgrass Pennisetum ciliare (L.) Link Poaceae Exotic