Plant Species Reported to be Invasive in Natural Areas List

Source: Archbold Biological Station

Source URL: http://www.lpfla.com/visit/archbold.htm

23 Species

Subject Name Scientific Name Family U.S. Nativity
cogongrass Imperata cylindrica (L.) Beauv. Poaceae Exotic
tropical soda apple Solanum viarum Dunal Solanaceae Exotic
melaleuca Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) Blake Myrtaceae Exotic
mimosa Albizia julibrissin Durazz. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
camphortree Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J. Presl Lauraceae Exotic
air-potato Dioscorea bulbifera L. Dioscoreaceae Exotic
largeleaf lantana Lantana camara L. Verbenaceae 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
torpedograss Panicum repens L. Poaceae Exotic
Brazilian peppertree Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi Anacardiaceae Exotic
rosarypea Abrus precatorius L. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
coco yam, wild taro Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott Araceae Exotic
carrotwood Cupaniopsis anacardioides (A. Rich.) Radlk. Sapindaceae Exotic
Surinam cherry Eugenia uniflora L. Myrtaceae Exotic
narrow swordfern Nephrolepis cordifolia (L.) C. Presl Dryopteridaceae Exotic
strawberry guava Psidium cattleianum Sabine Myrtaceae Exotic
guava Psidium guajava L. Myrtaceae Exotic
rose myrtle Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Ait.) Hassk. Myrtaceae Exotic
Caesarweed Urena lobata L. Malvaceae Exotic
paragrass Urochloa mutica (Forsk.) T.Q. Nguyen Poaceae Exotic
Rangoon creeper Quisqualis indica L. Combretaceae Exotic