Plant Species Reported to be Invasive in Natural Areas List

Source: Alabama Invasive Plant Council

Source URL: http://www.se-eppc.org/alabama/2007plantlist.pdf

68 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
alligatorweed Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb. Amaranthaceae Exotic
giant salvinia Salvinia molesta D. S. Mitchell Salviniaceae Exotic
Canada thistle Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. Asteraceae 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
porcelain-berry Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (Maxim.) Trautv. Vitaceae Exotic
coral ardisia Ardisia crenata Sims Myrsinaceae Exotic
giant reed Arundo donax L. Poaceae Exotic
musk thistle Carduus nutans L. Asteraceae Exotic
oriental bittersweet Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb. Celastraceae Exotic
camphortree Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J. Presl Lauraceae Exotic
air-potato Dioscorea bulbifera L. Dioscoreaceae Exotic
common water hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms Pontederiaceae Exotic
autumn olive Elaeagnus umbellata Thunb. Elaeagnaceae Exotic
English ivy Hedera helix L. Araliaceae Exotic
hydrilla Hydrilla verticillata (L. f.) Royle Hydrocharitaceae 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
Japanese honeysuckle Lonicera japonica Thunb. Caprifoliaceae Exotic
Morrow's honeysuckle Lonicera morrowii Gray 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
parrotfeather Myriophyllum aquaticum (Vell.) Verdc. Haloragaceae Exotic
Eurasian water-milfoil Myriophyllum spicatum L. Haloragaceae 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
water lettuce Pistia stratiotes L. Araceae Native
multiflora rose Rosa multiflora Thunb. Rosaceae Exotic
johnsongrass Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers. Poaceae Exotic
Chinese tallowtree Triadica sebifera (L.) Small Euphorbiaceae 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
wetland nightshade Solanum tampicense Dunal Solanaceae Exotic
blessed milkthistle Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn. Asteraceae Exotic
thorny olive Elaeagnus pungens Thunb. Elaeagnaceae Exotic
Chinese yam Dioscorea polystachya Turcz. Dioscoreaceae Exotic
Benghal dayflower Commelina benghalensis L. Commelinaceae Exotic
Macartney rose Rosa bracteata J.C. Wendl. Rosaceae Exotic
sweet autumn virginsbower Clematis terniflora DC Ranunculaceae Exotic
coco yam, wild taro Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott Araceae Exotic
winged yam Dioscorea alata L. Dioscoreaceae Exotic
mulberryweed Fatoua villosa (Thunb.) Nakai Moraceae Exotic
glossy privet Ligustrum lucidum W.T. Aiton Oleaceae Exotic
showy fly honeysuckle, Bell's honeysuckle Lonicera x bella Zabel [morrowii × tatarica] Caprifoliaceae Exotic
chamber bitter Phyllanthus urinaria L. Euphorbiaceae Exotic
sicklepod Senna obtusifolia (L.) Irwin & Barneby Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Native
tungoil tree Vernicia fordii (Hemsl.) Airy-Shaw Euphorbiaceae Exotic
leatherleaf mahonia Mahonia bealei (Fortune) Carr. Berberidaceae Exotic
Cherokee rose Rosa laevigata Michx. Rosaceae Exotic
Callery pear (Bradford pear) Pyrus calleryana Dcne. Rosaceae Exotic
trifoliate orange Poncirus trifoliata (L.) Raf. Rutaceae Exotic
beach vitex Vitex rotundifolia L. f. Verbenaceae Exotic
bushkiller Cayratia japonica (Thunb.) Gagnepain Vitaceae Exotic
Cuban bulrush Oxycaryum cubense (Poepp. & Kunth) Lye Cyperaceae Native