National Capital Parks East (Washington, D.C.)


25 Species

Subject Name Scientific Name Family Nativity
kudzu Pueraria montana var. lobata (Willd.) Maesen & S. Almeida Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
tree-of-heaven Ailanthus altissima (P. Mill.) Swingle Simaroubaceae Exotic
garlic mustard Alliaria petiolata (Bieb.) Cavara & Grande Brassicaceae Exotic
porcelain-berry Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (Maxim.) Trautv. Vitaceae Exotic
oriental bittersweet Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb. Celastraceae Exotic
English ivy Hedera helix L. Araliaceae Exotic
hydrilla Hydrilla verticillata (L. f.) Royle Hydrocharitaceae Exotic
sericea lespedeza Lespedeza cuneata (Dum.-Cours.) G. Don Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
European privet Ligustrum vulgare L. Oleaceae Exotic
Japanese honeysuckle Lonicera japonica Thunb. Caprifoliaceae Exotic
Amur honeysuckle Lonicera maackii (Rupr.) Herder Caprifoliaceae Exotic
purple loosestrife Lythrum salicaria L. Lythraceae Exotic
Japanese stiltgrass Microstegium vimineum (Trin.) A. Camus Poaceae Exotic
common reed Phragmites australis (Cavanilles) Trinius ex Steudel Poaceae Exotic
mile-a-minute vine Persicaria perfoliata (L.) H. Gross Polygonaceae Exotic
lesser celandine, fig buttercup Ficaria verna Huds. Ranunculaceae Exotic
multiflora rose Rosa multiflora Thunb. Rosaceae Exotic
wine raspberry Rubus phoenicolasius Maxim. Rosaceae Exotic
common periwinkle Vinca minor L. Apocynaceae Exotic
Japanese wisteria Wisteria floribunda (Willd.) DC. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Exotic
tawny daylily Hemerocallis fulva (L.) L. Liliaceae Exotic
mugwort Artemisia vulgaris L. Asteraceae Exotic
sweet autumn virginsbower Clematis terniflora DC Ranunculaceae Exotic
bulbous buttercup Ranunculus bulbosus L. Ranunculaceae Exotic
sweet vernalgrass Anthoxanthum odoratum L. Poaceae Exotic