are those that live or grow
naturally in a particular region.
plants are plants whose presence in a given area is
due to accidental or intentional introduction by humans. The majority
of non-native plants are beneficial to society, including staple
crops and ornamental plants.
A is any plant,
native or non-native, whose presence is undesirable to people in a
particular time or place.
are non-native plants that reproduce consistently in their new
environment and sustain populations over many life cycles without
direct intervention by humans.
non-native plants that produce viable offspring in large numbers and
have the potential to establish and spread in natural areas. Invasive
plants often have a negative effect on ecosystems and may cause
economic losses or harm to human health.
plants that have been defined as undesirable by a legal statute -
local, state, and/or federal.