Amur privet USDA PLANTS Symbol: LIAM
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Shrub or Subshrub
Ligustrum amurense Carrière

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Scrophulariales: Oleaceae
Native Range: N. China (REHD, BAIL);

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Plant(s); Ligustrum amurense; Privet hedge Amur
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Invasive Listing Sources:
Mid-Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2005
Reichard, Sarah. 1994.  Assessing the potential of invasiveness in woody plants introduced in North America. University of Washington Ph.D. dissertation.