Plant Species Reported to be Invasive in Natural Areas List

Source: South Carolina Exotic Pest Plant Council

Source URL: http://www.se-eppc.org/southcarolina/SCEPPC_LIST_offical_2008.xls

87 Species

Subject Name Scientific Name Family U.S. Nativity
kudzu Pueraria montana var. lobata (Willd.) Maesen & S. Almeida Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
princesstree Paulownia tomentosa (Thunb.) Sieb. & Zucc. ex Steud. Scrophulariaceae Exotic
cogongrass Imperata cylindrica (L.) Beauv. Poaceae Exotic
tropical soda apple Solanum viarum Dunal Solanaceae Exotic
tree-of-heaven Ailanthus altissima (P. Mill.) Swingle Simaroubaceae Exotic
mimosa Albizia julibrissin Durazz. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
garlic mustard Alliaria petiolata (Bieb.) Cavara & Grande Brassicaceae Exotic
giant reed Arundo donax L. Poaceae Exotic
Japanese barberry Berberis thunbergii DC. Berberidaceae Exotic
musk thistle Carduus nutans L. Asteraceae Exotic
oriental bittersweet Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb. Celastraceae Exotic
spotted knapweed Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos (Gugler) Hayek Asteraceae Exotic
camphortree Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J. Presl Lauraceae Exotic
purple crown-vetch Securigera varia (L.) Lassen Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
autumn olive Elaeagnus umbellata Thunb. Elaeagnaceae Exotic
Russian olive Elaeagnus angustifolia L. Elaeagnaceae Exotic
winged burning bush Euonymus alatus (Thunb.) Sieb. Celastraceae Exotic
winter creeper Euonymus fortunei (Turcz.) Hand.-Maz. Celastraceae Exotic
English ivy Hedera helix L. Araliaceae Exotic
shrubby lespedeza Lespedeza bicolor Turcz. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
sericea lespedeza Lespedeza cuneata (Dum.-Cours.) G. Don Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
Japanese privet Ligustrum japonicum Thunb. Oleaceae Exotic
Chinese privet Ligustrum sinense Lour. Oleaceae Exotic
tall fescue Festuca arundinacea Schreb. Poaceae Exotic
sweet breath of spring Lonicera fragrantissima Lindl. & Paxton Caprifoliaceae Exotic
Japanese honeysuckle Lonicera japonica Thunb. Caprifoliaceae Exotic
Japanese climbing fern Lygodium japonicum (Thunb. ex Murr.) Sw. Lygodiaceae Exotic
purple loosestrife Lythrum salicaria L. Lythraceae Exotic
chinaberry Melia azedarach L. Meliaceae Exotic
Japanese stiltgrass Microstegium vimineum (Trin.) A. Camus Poaceae Exotic
Chinese silvergrass Miscanthus sinensis Anderss. Poaceae Exotic
marsh dayflower Murdannia keisak (Hassk.) Hand.-Maz. Commelinaceae Exotic
sacred bamboo Nandina domestica Thunb. Berberidaceae Exotic
torpedograss Panicum repens L. Poaceae Exotic
common reed Phragmites australis (Cavanilles) Trinius ex Steudel Poaceae Exotic
golden bamboo Phyllostachys aurea Carr. ex A.& C. Rivière Poaceae Exotic
white poplar Populus alba L. Salicaceae Exotic
multiflora rose Rosa multiflora Thunb. Rosaceae Exotic
wine raspberry Rubus phoenicolasius Maxim. Rosaceae Exotic
johnsongrass Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers. Poaceae Exotic
Japanese spiraea Spiraea japonica L. f. Rosaceae Exotic
Chinese tallowtree Triadica sebifera (L.) Small Euphorbiaceae Exotic
common periwinkle Vinca minor L. Apocynaceae Exotic
Japanese wisteria Wisteria floribunda (Willd.) DC. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
Chinese wisteria Wisteria sinensis (Sims) DC. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
bull thistle Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten. Asteraceae Exotic
Japanese knotweed Fallopia japonica (Houttuyn) Ronse-Decraene Polygonaceae Exotic
Scotch broom Cytisus scoparius (L.) Link Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
thorny olive Elaeagnus pungens Thunb. Elaeagnaceae Exotic
Chinese yam Dioscorea polystachya Turcz. Dioscoreaceae Exotic
big periwinkle Vinca major L. Apocynaceae Exotic
Benghal dayflower Commelina benghalensis L. Commelinaceae Exotic
witchweed Striga asiatica (L.) Kuntze Scrophulariaceae Exotic
Macartney rose Rosa bracteata J.C. Wendl. Rosaceae Exotic
paper-mulberry Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) L'Hér. ex Vent. Moraceae Exotic
sweet autumn virginsbower Clematis terniflora DC Ranunculaceae Exotic
coco yam, wild taro Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott Araceae Exotic
Uruguayan pampas grass Cortaderia selloana (Schult. & Schult. f.) Asch. & Graebn. Poaceae Exotic
showy rattlebox Crotalaria spectabilis Roth Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
Japanese dodder Cuscuta japonica Choisy Cuscutaceae Exotic
Queen Anne's lace, wild carrot Daucus carota L. Apiaceae Exotic
white mulberry Morus alba L. Moraceae Exotic
dallisgrass Paspalum dilatatum Poir. Poaceae Exotic
bahiagrass Paspalum notatum Flueggé Poaceae Native
vaseygrass Paspalum urvillei Steud. Poaceae Exotic
chamber bitter Phyllanthus urinaria L. Euphorbiaceae Exotic
red sesbania Sesbania punicea (Cav.) Benth. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
French tamarisk Tamarix gallica L. Tamaricaceae Exotic
smallflower tamarisk Tamarix parviflora DC. Tamaricaceae Exotic
saltcedar Tamarix ramosissima Ledeb. Tamaricaceae Exotic
leatherleaf mahonia Mahonia bealei (Fortune) Carr. Berberidaceae Exotic
weeping lovegrass Eragrostis curvula (Schrad.) Nees Poaceae Exotic
Oregon grape Mahonia nervosa (Pursh) Nutt Berberidaceae Native
sawtooth oak Quercus acutissima Carruthers Fagaceae Exotic
Cherokee rose Rosa laevigata Michx. Rosaceae Exotic
chocolate vine Akebia quinata (Houtt.) Dcne. Lardizabalaceae Exotic
Mascarene Island leaf-flower Phyllanthus tenellus Roxb. Euphorbiaceae Exotic
deeprooted sedge Cyperus entrerianus Boeckl. Cyperaceae Exotic
Callery pear (Bradford pear) Pyrus calleryana Decne. Rosaceae Exotic
Chinese parasoltree Firmiana simplex (L.) W. Wight Sterculiaceae Exotic
trifoliate orange Poncirus trifoliata (L.) Raf. Rutaceae Exotic
beach vitex Vitex rotundifolia L. f. Verbenaceae Exotic
Chinese fleecevine Fallopia baldschuanica (Regel) Holub Polygonaceae Exotic
monkeygrass Liriope muscari (Dcne.) Bailey Liliaceae Exotic
Jerusalem-cherry Solanum pseudocapsicum L. Solanaceae Exotic
bushkiller Cayratia japonica (Thunb.) Gagnepain Vitaceae Exotic
smooth crotalaria Crotalaria pallida Aiton Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic