TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface

Table of Contents

Introduction

Aquatic Plants
Eurasian Water-Milfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum)
Giant Salvinia (Salvinia molesta)
Hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata)
Parrot-Feather (Myriophyllum aquaticum)
Water Chestnut (Trapa natans)

Grasses and Sedges
Bamboos (Bambusa vulgaris, Phyllostachys aurea and Pseudosasa japonica)
Bog Bulrush (Schoenoplectus mucronatus)
Common Reed (Phragmites australis)
Japanese Stiltgrass (Microstegium vimineum)
Wavyleaf Basketgrass (Oplismenus hirtellus ssp. undulatifolius)
Control Options

Herbaceous Forbs
Beefsteak Plant (Perilla frustescens)
Canada Thistle (Cirsium arvense)
Chinese Lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata)
Common Daylily (Hemerocallis fulva)
Dame’s Rocket (Hesperis matronalis)
European Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica)
Fig Buttercup (Ficaria verna)
Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata)
Ground Ivy (Glechoma hederacea)
Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica)
Nodding Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum nutans) and Sleepydick (Ornithogalum umbellatum)
Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)
Spotted Knapweed (Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos)
Control Options

Shrubs and Subshrubs
Amur Honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii)
Autumn Olive (Elaeagnus umbellata)
Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii)
Japanese Meadowsweet (Spiraea japonica)
Linden Viburnum (Viburnum dilatatum)
Morrow’s Honeysuckle (Lonicera morrowii)
Multiflora Rose (Rosa multiflora)
Privets (Ligustrum obtusifolium, L. ovalifolium, L. sinense and L. vulgare)
Wineberry (Rubus phoenicolasius)
Winged Burning Bush (Euonymus alatus)
Control Options

Trees
Callery Pear (Pyrus calleryana)
Norway Maple (Acer platanoides)
Paper Mulberry (Broussonetia papyrifera)
Princess Tree (Paulownia tomentosa)
Silk Tree (Albizia julibrissin)
Tree of Heaven (Ailanthus altissima)
White Mulberry (Morus alba)
Control Options

Vines
Black Swallow-Wort (Cynanchum louiseae)
Chinese Wisteria (Wisteria sinensis)
Chocolate Vine (Akebia quinata)
Common Periwinkle (Vinca minor)
English Ivy (Hedera helix)
Japanese Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica)
Japanese Hop (Humulus japonicus)
Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda)
Kudzu (Pueraria montana var. lobata)
Mile-a-Minute (Persicaria perfoliata)
Oriental Bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus)
Pale Swallow-Wort (Cynanchum rossicum)
Porcelainberry (Ampelopsis brevipedunculata)
Sweet Autumn Virginsbower (Clematis terniflora)
Winter Creeper (Euonymus fortunei)
Control Options

Plants to Watch
Grasses
Japanese Silvergrass (Miscanthus sinensis)
Ravenna-Grass (Ripidium ravennae)
Small Carpetgrass (Arthraxon hispidus)
Herbaceous Forbs
Broadleaf Helleborine (Epipactis helleborinus)
Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)
Goutweed (Aegopodium podagraria)
Italian Arum (Arum italicum)
Marsh Dewflower (Murdannia keisak)
Spanish Bluebells (Hyacinthoides hispanica)
Summer Snowflake (Leucojum aestivum)
Yellow Archangel (Lamiastrum galeobdolon)
Shrubs and Subshrubs
Castor Aralia (Kalopanax septemlobus)
Jetbead (Rhodotypos scandens)
Leatherleaf Mahonia (Mahonia bealei)
Orange-Eye Butterfly Bush (Buddleja davidii)
Trees
Amur Corktree (Phellodendron amurense)
Japanese Angelica Tree (Aralia elata)
Sawthooth Oak (Quercus acutissima)
Vines
Chinese Yam (Dioscorea polystachya)

Native Alternatives
Herbaceous Forbs
Shrubs and Subshrubs
Trees
Vines

Glossary

References

Photographic Credits

Websites for More Information

Index of Invasive Plants by Scientific Name

 

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