Plant Species Reported to be Invasive in Natural Areas List

Source: Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council

Source URL: http://www.fleppc.org/list/2013PlantList-WithLinks.pdf

156 Species

Subject Name Scientific Name Family U.S. Nativity
kudzu Pueraria montana var. lobata (Willd.) Maesen & S. Almeida Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
cogongrass Imperata cylindrica (L.) Beauv. Poaceae Exotic
tropical soda apple Solanum viarum Dunal Solanaceae Exotic
alligatorweed Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb. Amaranthaceae Exotic
melaleuca Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) Blake Myrtaceae Exotic
mimosa Albizia julibrissin Durazz. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
coral ardisia Ardisia crenata Sims Myrsinaceae 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
hydrilla Hydrilla verticillata (L. f.) Royle Hydrocharitaceae Exotic
largeleaf lantana Lantana camara L. Verbenaceae Exotic
Chinese privet Ligustrum sinense Lour. Oleaceae Exotic
Japanese honeysuckle Lonicera japonica Thunb. Caprifoliaceae Exotic
Japanese climbing fern Lygodium japonicum (Thunb. ex Murr.) Sw. Lygodiaceae Exotic
old world climbing fern Lygodium microphyllum (Cav.) R. Br. Lygodiaceae Exotic
catclaw-vine Macfadyena unguis-cati (L.) A.H. Gentry Bignoniaceae Exotic
chinaberry Melia azedarach L. Meliaceae Exotic
Eurasian water-milfoil Myriophyllum spicatum L. Haloragaceae Exotic
sacred bamboo Nandina domestica Thunb. Berberidaceae Exotic
skunk-vine Paederia foetida L. Rubiaceae Exotic
torpedograss Panicum repens L. Poaceae Exotic
golden bamboo Phyllostachys aurea Carr. ex A.& C. Rivière Poaceae Exotic
water lettuce Pistia stratiotes L. Araceae Native
Chinese tallowtree Triadica sebifera (L.) Small Euphorbiaceae Exotic
Chinese wisteria Wisteria sinensis (Sims) DC. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
Australian-pine Casuarina equisetifolia L. Casuarinaceae Exotic
Brazilian peppertree Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi Anacardiaceae Exotic
sisal Agave sisalana Perrine Agavaceae Exotic
Senegal date palm Phoenix reclinata Jacq. Arecaceae Exotic
water fern Salvinia minima Baker Salviniaceae Exotic
wetland nightshade Solanum tampicense Dunal Solanaceae Exotic
turkeyberry Solanum torvum Sw. Solanaceae Exotic
thorny olive Elaeagnus pungens Thunb. Elaeagnaceae Exotic
miramar weed Hygrophila polysperma (Roxb.) T. Anders. Acanthaceae Exotic
mile-a-minute Mikania micrantha Kunth Asteraceae Exotic
limnophila Limnophila sessiliflora (Vahl) Blume Scrophulariaceae Exotic
rosarypea Abrus precatorius L. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
earleaf acacia Acacia auriculiformis A. Cunningham ex Benth. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
red beadtree Adenanthera pavonina L Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
woman's tongue tree Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
deviltree Alstonia macrophylla Wallich ex G. Don Apocynaceae Exotic
coral vine Antigonon leptopus Hook. & Arn. Polygonaceae Exotic
shoebutton ardisia Ardisia elliptica Thunb Myrsinaceae Exotic
elegant dutchman's pipe Aristolochia elegans Mast. Aristolochiaceae
Sprenger's asparagus fern Asparagus aethiopicus L. Liliaceae Exotic
Chinese violet Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders Acanthaceae Exotic
mountain ebony Bauhinia variegata L Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
clubed begonia Begonia cucullata Willd Begoniaceae Exotic
Javanese bishopwood Bischofia javanica Blume Euphorbiaceae Exotic
oriental mangrove Bruguiera sexangula (Lour.) Poir. Rhizophoraceae Exotic
paper-mulberry Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) L'Hér. ex Vent. Moraceae Exotic
Antilles calophyllum Calophyllum antillanum Britt Clusiaceae Native
river sheoak Casuarina cunninghamiana Miq. Casuarinaceae Exotic
gray sheoak Casuarina glauca Sieb. ex Spreng Casuarinaceae Exotic
day jessamine Cestrum diurnum L. Solanaceae Exotic
sweet autumn virginsbower Clematis terniflora DC Ranunculaceae Exotic
Asian nakedwood Colubrina asiatica (L.) Brongn. Rhamnaceae Exotic
coco yam, wild taro Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott Araceae Exotic
Madagascar rubbervine Cryptostegia madagascariensis Bojer ex Dcne. Asclepiadaceae Exotic
carrotwood Cupaniopsis anacardioides (A. Rich.) Radlk. Sapindaceae Exotic
umbrella plant Cyperus involucratus Rottb Cyperaceae Exotic
miniature flatsedge Cyperus prolifer Lam Cyperaceae Exotic
crowfootgrass Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd Poaceae Exotic
Japanese false spleenwort Deparia petersenii (Kunze) M. Kato Dryopteridaceae Exotic
winged yam Dioscorea alata L. Dioscoreaceae Exotic
Surinam cherry Eugenia uniflora L. Myrtaceae Exotic
council tree Ficus altissima Blume Moraceae Exotic
governor's plum Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr Flacourtiaceae Exotic
West Indian marsh grass Hymenachne amplexicaulis (Rudge) Nees Poaceae Exotic
jaraguagrass Hyparrhenia rufa (Nees) Stapf Poaceae Exotic
swamp morningglory Ipomoea aquatica Forssk. Convolvulaceae Exotic
gloria de la manana Ipomoea carnea ssp. fistulosa (Mart. ex Choisy) D. Austin Convolvulaceae Exotic
Gold Coast jasmine Jasminum dichotomum Vahl Oleaceae Exotic
Brazilian jasmine Jasminum fluminense Vell. Oleaceae Exotic
cathedral bells Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers. Crassulaceae Exotic
flamegold Koelreuteria elegans ssp. formosana (Hayata) F.G. Mey. Sapindaceae Exotic
white leadtree Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
fountain palm Livistona chinensis (Jacq.) R. Br. ex Mart. Arecaceae Exotic
glossy privet Ligustrum lucidum W.T. Aiton Oleaceae Exotic
molassesgrass Melinis minutiflora Beauv. Poaceae Exotic
natalgrass Melinis repens (Willd.) Zizka Poaceae Exotic
Spanish arborvine Merremia tuberosa (L.) Rendle Convolvulaceae Exotic
narrow swordfern Nephrolepis cordifolia (L.) C. Presl Dryopteridaceae Exotic
Asian swordfern Nephrolepis brownii (Desv.) Hovenkamp & Miyam. Dryopteridaceae Exotic
burmareed Neyraudia reynaudiana (Kunth) Keng ex A.S. Hitchc. Poaceae Exotic
twoflower passionflower Passiflora biflora Lam. Passifloraceae Exotic
sewer vine Paederia cruddasiana Prain Rubiaceae Exotic
elephant grass Pennisetum purpureum Schumacher Poaceae Exotic
crimson fountaingrass Pennisetum setaceum (Forsk.) Chiov. Poaceae Exotic
strawberry guava Psidium cattleianum Sabine Myrtaceae Exotic
guava Psidium guajava L. Myrtaceae Exotic
ptychosperma Ptychosperma elegans (R. Br.) Blume Arecaceae Exotic
ladder brake Pteris vittata L. Pteridaceae Exotic
rose myrtle Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Ait.) Hassk. Myrtaceae Exotic
castorbean Ricinus communis L. Euphorbiaceae Exotic
Britton's wild petunia Ruellia simplex C. Wright Acanthaceae Exotic
iguanatail Sansevieria hyacinthoides (L.) Druce Liliaceae Exotic
octopus tree Schefflera actinophylla (Endl.) H.A.T. Harms Araliaceae Exotic
beach naupaka Scaevola taccada Vahl Goodeniaceae Exotic
red sesbania Sesbania punicea (Cav.) Benth. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
twoleaf nightshade Solanum diphyllum L. Solanaceae Exotic
Bay Biscayne creeping-oxeye Sphagneticola trilobata (L.C. Rich.) Pruski Asteraceae Exotic
Java plum Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels Myrtaceae Exotic
Malabar plum Syzygium jambos (L.) Alston Myrtaceae Exotic
American evergreen Syngonium podophyllum Schott Araceae Exotic
tropical almond Terminalia catappa L. Combretaceae Exotic
incised halberd fern Tectaria incisa Cav. Dryopteridaceae Exotic
portia tree Thespesia populnea (L.) Soland. ex Correa Malvaceae Exotic
Jamaica feverplant Tribulus cistoides L. Zygophyllaceae Exotic
white-flowered spiderwort Tradescantia fluminensis Vell. Commelinaceae Exotic
boatlily Tradescantia spathacea Sw. Commelinaceae Exotic
Caesarweed Urena lobata L. Malvaceae Exotic
paragrass Urochloa mutica (Forsk.) T.Q. Nguyen Poaceae Exotic
tungoil tree Vernicia fordii (Hemsl.) Airy-Shaw Euphorbiaceae Exotic
coconut palm Cocos nucifera Linnaeus Arecaceae Exotic
Indian rosewood Dalbergia sissoo Roxb. ex DC. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
sapodilla Manilkara zapota (L.) van Royen Sapotaceae Exotic
Australian almond Terminalia muelleri Benth. Combretaceae Exotic
basketplant Callisia fragrans (Lindl.) Woods Commelinaceae Exotic
arrowleaf elephant's ear Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L.) Schott Araceae Exotic
crested floating heart Nymphoides cristata (Roxb.) O. Ktze. Menyanthaceae Exotic
limpograss Hemarthria altissima (Poir.) Stapf & C.E. Hubbard Poaceae Exotic
Seifriz's chamaedorea Chamaedorea seifrizii Burret Arecaceae Exotic
simpleleaf chastetree Vitex trifolia L. Verbenaceae Exotic
cayenne porterweed Stachytarpheta cayennensis (Rich.) Vahl Verbenaceae Exotic
valamuerto Senna pendula var. glabrata (Vogel) Irwin & Barneby Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Native
balsamapple Momordica charantia L. Cucurbitaceae Exotic
monarch fern Phymatosorus scolopendria (Burm. f.) Copeland Polypodiaceae Exotic
Washington fan palm Washingtonia robusta H. Wendl. Arecaceae Exotic
lakeshore nutrush Scleria lacustris C. Wright Cyperaceae Exotic
Taiwanese cheesewood Pittosporum pentandrum (Blanco) Merr. Pittosporaceae Exotic
Browne's blechum Blechum pyramidatum (Lam.) Urban Acanthaceae Exotic
primrose-willow Ludwigia peruviana (L.) Hara Onagraceae Exotic
roundleaf toothcup Rotala rotundifolia (Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb.) Koehne Lythraceae Exotic
largeflower Mexican clover Richardia grandiflora (Cham. & Schlecht.) J.A. & J.H. Schultes Rubiaceae Exotic
queen palm Syagrus romanzoffiana (Cham.) Glassman Arecaceae Exotic
trumpet tree Cecropia palmata Willd. Cecropiaceae Exotic
water primrose Ludwigia grandiflora ssp. hexapetala (Hook. & Arn.) Nesom & Kartesz Onagraceae Exotic
dotted duckmeat Landoltia punctata (G.F.W. Mey.) D.H. Les & D.J. Crawford Lemnaceae Native
Talipariti tiliaceum L. Malvaceae
Mimosa pigra L. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Native
Panicum maximum Jacq. Poaceae
Chinese banyan Ficus microcarpa L. f. Moraceae Exotic
Japanese ardisia Ardisia japonica (Thunb.) Blume Myrsinaceae Exotic
wild bushbean Macroptilium lathyroides (L.) Urb. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
Murraya paniculata L. Rutaceae
watergrass Luziola subintegra Swallen Poaceae Exotic
sea hibiscus Hibiscus tiliaceus L. Malvaceae Exotic
black mangrove Lumnitzera racemosa Willd. Combretaceae Exotic
Eulophia ground orchid Eulophia graminea Lindl. Orchidaceae Exotic
Rhynchelytrum repens (Willd.) C. E. Hubbard Poaceae
Melaleuca viminalis (Sol. ex Gaertn.) Byrnes. Myrtaceae Exotic
golden pothos Epipremnum pinnatum cv aureum (L.) Engl Araceae Exotic
Ruellia blechum L. Acanthaceae