Plant Species Reported to be Invasive in Natural Areas List

Source: Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection

Source URL: http://www.ct.gov/dep/site/default.asp

27 Species

Subject Name Scientific Name Family U.S. Nativity
Norway maple Acer platanoides L. Aceraceae Exotic
porcelain-berry Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (Maxim.) Trautv. Vitaceae Exotic
spotted knapweed Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos (Gugler) Hayek Asteraceae Exotic
purple crown-vetch Securigera varia (L.) Lassen Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
autumn olive Elaeagnus umbellata Thunb. Elaeagnaceae Exotic
Russian olive Elaeagnus angustifolia L. Elaeagnaceae Exotic
ground ivy Glechoma hederacea L. Lamiaceae Exotic
European buckthorn Rhamnus cathartica L. Rhamnaceae Exotic
wine raspberry Rubus phoenicolasius Maxim. Rosaceae Exotic
common mullein Verbascum thapsus L. Scrophulariaceae Exotic
common periwinkle Vinca minor L. Apocynaceae Exotic
cypress spurge Euphorbia cyparissias L. Euphorbiaceae Exotic
purple deadnettle Lamium purpureum L. Lamiaceae Exotic
yellow toadflax Linaria vulgaris P. Mill. Scrophulariaceae Exotic
field bindweed Convolvulus arvensis L. Convolvulaceae Exotic
Queen Anne's lace, wild carrot Daucus carota L. Apiaceae Exotic
glossy buckthorn Frangula alnus Mill. Rhamnaceae Exotic
common velvetgrass Holcus lanatus L. Poaceae Exotic
yellow iris Iris pseudacorus L. Iridaceae Exotic
oxeye daisy Leucanthemum vulgare Lam. Asteraceae Exotic
white mulberry Morus alba L. Moraceae Exotic
curly dock Rumex crispus L. Polygonaceae Exotic
black nightshade Solanum nigrum L. Solanaceae Exotic
greater celandine Chelidonium majus L. Papaveraceae Exotic
Japanese yew Taxus cuspidata Sieb. & Zucc. Taxaceae Exotic
kingdevil hawkweed Hieracium piloselloides Vill. Asteraceae Exotic
plumleaf crabapple Malus prunifolia (Willd.) Borkh. Rosaceae Exotic