Plant Species Reported to be Invasive in Natural Areas List

Source: Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council

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125 Species

Subject Name Scientific Name Family U.S. Nativity
cogongrass Imperata cylindrica (L.) Beauv. Poaceae Exotic
alligatorweed Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb. Amaranthaceae 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
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
purple crown-vetch Securigera varia (L.) Lassen Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
air-potato Dioscorea bulbifera L. Dioscoreaceae Exotic
common teasel Dipsacus fullonum L. Dipsacaceae Exotic
Brazilian waterweed Egeria densa Planch. Hydrocharitaceae Exotic
common water hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms Pontederiaceae 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
ground ivy Glechoma hederacea L. Lamiaceae 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
European privet Ligustrum vulgare L. 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
Amur honeysuckle Lonicera maackii (Rupr.) Herder Caprifoliaceae Exotic
Morrow's honeysuckle Lonicera morrowii Gray Caprifoliaceae Exotic
Tatarian honeysuckle Lonicera tatarica L. Caprifoliaceae Exotic
Uruguay waterprimrose Ludwigia uruguayensis Camb.) Hara Onagraceae 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
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
brittleleaf naiad Najas minor All. Najadaceae Exotic
sacred bamboo Nandina domestica Thunb. Berberidaceae Exotic
common reed Phragmites australis (Cavanilles) Trinius ex Steudel Poaceae Exotic
mile-a-minute vine Persicaria perfoliata (L.) H. Gross Polygonaceae Exotic
white poplar Populus alba L. Salicaceae Exotic
wine raspberry Rubus phoenicolasius Maxim. Rosaceae Exotic
Japanese spiraea Spiraea japonica L. f. Rosaceae Exotic
Chinese tallowtree Triadica sebifera (L.) Small Euphorbiaceae Exotic
common mullein Verbascum thapsus L. Scrophulariaceae 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
osage-orange Maclura pomifera (Raf.) Schneid. Moraceae Native
bull thistle Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten. Asteraceae Exotic
spiny plumeless thistle Carduus acanthoides L. Asteraceae Exotic
European water chestnut Trapa natans L. Trapaceae Exotic
puncturevine Tribulus terrestris L. Zygophyllaceae Exotic
poison-hemlock Conium maculatum L. Apiaceae Exotic
Russian knapweed Rhaponticum repens (L.) Hidalgo Asteraceae Exotic
common St. Johnswort Hypericum perforatum L. Clusiaceae Exotic
thorny olive Elaeagnus pungens Thunb. Elaeagnaceae Exotic
Chinese yam Dioscorea polystachya Turcz. Dioscoreaceae Exotic
big periwinkle Vinca major L. Apocynaceae Exotic
sessile joyweed Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R. Br. ex DC. Amaranthaceae Exotic
creeping bentgrass Agrostis stolonifera L. Poaceae Exotic
wild garlic Allium vineale L. Amaryllidaceae Exotic
small carpetgrass, joint-head grass Arthraxon hispidus (Thunb.) Makino Poaceae Exotic
paper-mulberry Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) L'Hér. ex Vent. Moraceae Exotic
rye brome Bromus secalinus L. Poaceae Exotic
poverty brome Bromus sterilis L. Poaceae Exotic
cheatgrass Bromus tectorum L. Poaceae Exotic
corn gromwell Buglossoides arvensis (L.) I.M. Johnston Boraginaceae Exotic
hare's ear Bupleurum rotundifolium L. Apiaceae Exotic
balloonvine Cardiospermum halicacabum L. Sapindaceae Exotic
cornflower Centaurea cyanus L. Asteraceae Exotic
chicory Cichorium intybus L. Asteraceae Exotic
sweet autumn virginsbower Clematis terniflora DC Ranunculaceae Exotic
Queen Anne's lace, wild carrot Daucus carota L. Apiaceae Exotic
autumn olive Elaeagnus umbellata var. parvifolia (Wall. ex Royle) C.K. Schneid. Elaeagnaceae Exotic
Texas blueweed Helianthus ciliaris DC. Asteraceae Native
dames rocket Hesperis matronalis L. Brassicaceae Exotic
rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus L. Malvaceae Exotic
yellow iris Iris pseudacorus L. Iridaceae Exotic
Korean lespedeza Kummerowia stipulacea (Maxim.) Makino Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
common lespedeza Kummerowia striata (Thunb.) Schindl. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
field pepperweed Lepidium campestre (L.) Ait. f. Brassicaceae Exotic
oxeye daisy Leucanthemum vulgare Lam. Asteraceae Exotic
showy fly honeysuckle, Bell's honeysuckle Lonicera x bella Zabel [morrowii × tatarica] Caprifoliaceae Exotic
birdsfoot trefoil Lotus corniculatus L. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
creeping yellow loosestrife, creeping Jenney Lysimachia nummularia L. Primulaceae Exotic
yellow sweet-clover Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
peppermint Mentha x piperita L. (pro sp.) Lamiaceae Exotic
spearmint Mentha spicata L. Lamiaceae Exotic
starch grape hyacinth Muscari neglectum Guss. ex Ten. Liliaceae Exotic
true forget-me-not Myosotis scorpioides L. Boraginaceae Exotic
star-of-Bethlehem Ornithogalum umbellatum L. Asparagaceae Exotic
wild parsnip Pastinaca sativa L. Apiaceae Exotic
canarygrass Phalaris canariensis L. Poaceae Exotic
Oriental lady's thumb Persicaria longiseta (Bruijn) Kitagawa Polygonaceae Exotic
curly-leaved pondweed Potamogeton crispus L. Potamogetonaceae Exotic
ladysthumb Persicaria maculosa S.F. Gray Polygonaceae Exotic
bulbous buttercup Ranunculus bulbosus L. Ranunculaceae Exotic
Russian-thistle Salsola tragus L. Chenopodiaceae Exotic
giant foxtail Setaria faberi Herrm. Poaceae Exotic
foxtail millet Setaria italica (L.) Beauv. Poaceae Exotic
sicklepod Senna obtusifolia (L.) Irwin & Barneby Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Native
yellow foxtail Setaria pumila (Poir.) Roemer & J.A. Schultes Poaceae Exotic
green foxtail Setaria viridis (L.) Beauv. Poaceae Exotic
perennial sowthistle Sonchus arvensis L. Asteraceae Exotic
western salsify Tragopogon dubius Scop. Asteraceae Exotic
coltsfoot Tussilago farfara L. Asteraceae Exotic
leatherleaf mahonia Mahonia bealei (Fortune) Carr. Berberidaceae Exotic
weeping lovegrass Eragrostis curvula (Schrad.) Nees Poaceae Exotic
border privet Ligustrum obtusifolium Sieb. & Zucc. Oleaceae Exotic
Callery pear (Bradford pear) Pyrus calleryana Decne. Rosaceae Exotic
Chinese parasoltree Firmiana simplex (L.) W. Wight Sterculiaceae Exotic
Japanese holly Ilex crenata Thunb. Aquifoliaceae Exotic
Himalayan blackberry Rubus bifrons Vest ex Tratt. Rosaceae Exotic
butterflybush Buddleja davidii Franch. Buddlejaceae Exotic
firewheel Gaillardia pulchella Foug. Asteraceae Native
goldenrain tree Koelreuteria paniculata Laxm. Sapindaceae Exotic
watercress Nasturtium officinale R. Brown Brassicaceae Exotic
Japanese brome Bromus japonicus Thunb. Poaceae Exotic
Japanese chaff flower Achyranthes japonica var. hachijoensis Honda Amaranthaceae Exotic