Plant Species Reported to be Invasive in Natural Areas List

Source: City of Ann Arbor Michigan Parks and Recreation

Source URL: http://www.a2gov.org/government/publicservices/fieldoperations/NAP/Pages/InvasivePlants.aspx

93 Species

Subject Name Scientific Name Family U.S. Nativity
Canada thistle Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. Asteraceae Exotic
Norway maple Acer platanoides L. Aceraceae Exotic
tree-of-heaven Ailanthus altissima (P. Mill.) Swingle Simaroubaceae Exotic
garlic mustard Alliaria petiolata (Bieb.) Cavara & Grande Brassicaceae 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
common teasel Dipsacus fullonum L. Dipsacaceae Exotic
autumn olive Elaeagnus umbellata Thunb. Elaeagnaceae Exotic
Russian olive Elaeagnus angustifolia L. Elaeagnaceae Exotic
ground ivy Glechoma hederacea L. Lamiaceae Exotic
European privet Ligustrum vulgare L. Oleaceae 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
purple loosestrife Lythrum salicaria L. Lythraceae Exotic
Eurasian water-milfoil Myriophyllum spicatum L. Haloragaceae Exotic
common reed Phragmites australis (Cavanilles) Trinius ex Steudel Poaceae Exotic
white poplar Populus alba L. Salicaceae Exotic
European buckthorn Rhamnus cathartica L. Rhamnaceae Exotic
multiflora rose Rosa multiflora Thunb. Rosaceae Exotic
European black alder Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn. Betulaceae Exotic
black locust Robinia pseudoacacia L. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Native
bull thistle Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten. Asteraceae Exotic
leafy spurge Euphorbia esula L. Euphorbiaceae Exotic
tawny daylily Hemerocallis fulva (L.) L. Liliaceae Exotic
Japanese knotweed Fallopia japonica (Houttuyn) Ronse-Decraene Polygonaceae Exotic
Siberian elm Ulmus pumila L. Ulmaceae Exotic
yellow toadflax Linaria vulgaris P. Mill. Scrophulariaceae Exotic
dandelion Taraxacum officinale G.H. Weber ex Wiggers Asteraceae Native
field bindweed Convolvulus arvensis L. Convolvulaceae Exotic
common St. Johnswort Hypericum perforatum L. Clusiaceae Exotic
orchardgrass Dactylis glomerata L. Poaceae Exotic
velvetleaf Abutilon theophrasti Medik Malvaceae Exotic
common burdock Arctium minus Bernh. Asteraceae Exotic
yellow rocket Barbarea vulgaris Ait. f. Brassicaceae Exotic
smooth brome Bromus inermis Leyss. Poaceae Exotic
chicory Cichorium intybus L. Asteraceae Exotic
Queen Anne's lace, wild carrot Daucus carota L. Apiaceae Exotic
cutleaf teasel Dipsacus laciniatus L. Dipsacaceae Exotic
quackgrass Elymus repens (L.) Gould Poaceae Exotic
glossy buckthorn Frangula alnus Mill. Rhamnaceae Exotic
babysbreath Gypsophila paniculata L Caryophyllaceae Exotic
dames rocket Hesperis matronalis L. Brassicaceae Exotic
everlasting peavine Lathyrus latifolius L. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
motherwort Leonurus cardiaca L. Lamiaceae Exotic
oxeye daisy Leucanthemum vulgare Lam. Asteraceae Exotic
showy fly honeysuckle, Bell's honeysuckle Lonicera x bella Zabel [morrowii × tatarica] Caprifoliaceae Exotic
meadow fescue Festuca pratensis Huds. Poaceae Exotic
creeping yellow loosestrife, creeping Jenney Lysimachia nummularia L. Primulaceae Exotic
yellow sweet-clover Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
white mulberry Morus alba L. Moraceae Exotic
true forget-me-not Myosotis scorpioides L. Boraginaceae Exotic
wild parsnip Pastinaca sativa L. Apiaceae Exotic
canarygrass Phalaris canariensis L. Poaceae Exotic
timothy Phleum pratense L. Poaceae Exotic
buckhorn plantain Plantago lanceolata L. Plantaginaceae Exotic
broadleaf plantain Plantago major L. Plantaginaceae Exotic
annual bluegrass Poa annua L. Poaceae Exotic
bulbous bluegrass Poa bulbosa L. Poaceae Exotic
Oriental lady's thumb Persicaria longiseta (Bruijn) Kitagawa Polygonaceae Exotic
Canada bluegrass Poa compressa L. Poaceae Exotic
wild buckwheat Fallopia convolvulus L. Polygonaceae Exotic
princess-feather Persicaria orientalis (L.) Spach Polygonaceae Exotic
ladysthumb Persicaria maculosa S.F. Gray Polygonaceae Exotic
giant knotweed Fallopia sachalinensis (F. Schmidt) Ronse-Decraene Polygonaceae Exotic
common selfheal Prunella vulgaris L. Lamiaceae Native
tall buttercup Ranunculus acris L. Ranunculaceae Exotic
curly dock Rumex crispus L. Polygonaceae Exotic
bouncingbet Saponaria officinalis L. Caryophyllaceae Exotic
bladder campion Silene latifolia ssp. alba (Mill.) Greuter & Burdet Caryophyllaceae Exotic
bladder campion Silene vulgaris (Moench) Garcke Caryophyllaceae Exotic
bittersweet nightshade Solanum dulcamara L. Solanaceae Exotic
white clover Trifolium repens L. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
hairy vetch Vicia villosa Roth Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
jetbead Rhodotypos scandens (Thunb.) Makino Rosaceae Exotic
border privet Ligustrum obtusifolium Sieb. & Zucc. Oleaceae Exotic
Indian mock-strawberry Duchesnea indica (Andr.) Focke Rosaceae Exotic
Lombardy poplar Populus nigra L. Salicaceae Exotic
goutweed Aegopodium podagraria L. Apiaceae Exotic
European spindletree Euonymus europaeus L. Celastraceae Exotic
dwarf honeysuckle Lonicera xylosteum L. Caprifoliaceae Exotic
bristly locust Robinia hispida L. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
white willow Salix alba L. Salicaceae Exotic
large gray willow Salix cinerea L. Salicaceae Exotic
crack willow Salix fragilis L. Salicaceae Exotic
laurel willow Salix pentandra L. Salicaceae Exotic
purpleosier willow Salix purpurea L. Salicaceae Exotic
red clover Trifolium pratense L. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
Wisconsin weeping willow Salix x pendulina Wenderoth [babylonica × fragilis] Salicaceae Exotic
corkscrew willow Salix matsudana Koidzumi Salicaceae Exotic
European cranberrybush Viburnum opulus L. Caprifoliaceae Exotic