INDEX OF INVASIVE PLANTS BY SCIENTIFIC NAME

(80 species)

Acer platanoides (Norway maple)
Aegopodium podagraria (goutweed)
Ailanthus altissima (tree of heaven)
Akebia quinata (chocolate vine, five-leaved akebia)
Albizia julibrissin (silk tree, mimosa tree)
Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard)
Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (porcelainberry)
Aralia elata (Japanese angelica-tree)
Arthraxon hispidus (small carpetgrass)
Arum italicum (Italian arum)

Bambusa vulgaris (common bamboo)
Berberis thunbergii (Japanese barberry)
Broussonetia papyrifera (paper mulberry)
Buddleja davidii (orange-eye butterfly bush)

Celastrus orbiculatus (Oriental bittersweet)
Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos (spotted knapweed)
Cirsium arvense (Canada thistle)
Clematis terniflora (sweet autumn virgins-bower)
Cynanchum louiseae (black swallow-wort)
Cynanchum rossicum (pale swallow-wort)

Dioscorea polystachya (Chinese yam)

Elaeagnus umbellata (autumn olive)
Epipactis helleborine (broadleaf helleborine)
Euonymus alatus (winged burning bush)
Euonymus fortunei (winter creeper)

Fallopia japonica (Japanese knotweed)
Ficaria verna (fig buttercup)

Glechoma hederacea (ground ivy, gill-over-the-ground)

Hedera helix (English ivy)
Hemerocallis fulva (common daylily, orange daylily)
Heracleum mantegazzianum (giant hogweed)
Hesperis matronalis (dame’s rocket)
Humulus japonicus (Japanese hop)
Hyacinthoides hispanica (Spanish bluebells)
Hydrilla verticillata (hydrilla)

Kalopanax septemlobus (castor aralia)

Lamiastrum galeobdolon (yellow archangel)
Lespedeza cuneata (Chinese lespedeza)
Leucojum aestivum (summer snowflake)
Ligustrum obtusifolium (border privet)
Ligustrum ovalifolium (California privet)
Ligustrum sinense (Chinese privet)
Ligustrum vulgare (European privet)
Lonicera japonica (Japanese honeysuckle)
Lonicera maackii (Amur honeysuckle)
Lonicera morrowii (Morrow’s honeysuckle)
Lythrum salicaria (purple loosestrife)

Mahonia bealii (leatherleaf mahonia)
Microstegium vimineum (Japanese stiltgrass)
Miscanthus sinensis (Japanese silvergrass)
Morus alba (white mulberry)
Murdannia keisak (marsh dewflower)
Myriophyllum aquaticum (parrot-feather)
Myriophyllum spicatum (Eurasian water-milfoil)

Oplismenus hirtellus ssp. undulatifolius (wavyleaf basketgrass)
Ornithogalum nutans (nodding star-of-Bethlehem)
Ornithogalum umbellatum (sleepydick)

Paulownia tomentosa (princess tree)
Perilla frutescens (beafsteak plant)
Persicaria perfoliata (mile-a-minute weed)
Phellodendron amurense (Amur corktree)
Phragmites australis (common reed)
Phyllostachys aurea (golden running bamboo)
Pseudosasa japonica (arrow bamboo)
Pueraria montana var. lobata (kudzu)
Pyrus calleryana (Callery pear)

Quercus acutissima (sawtooth oak)

Rhodotypos scandens (jetbead)
Ripidium ravennae (ravenna-grass)
Rosa multiflora (multiflora rose)
Rubus phoenicolasius (wineberry)

Salvinia molesta (giant salvinia, kariba-weed, water fern)
Schoenoplectus mucronatus (bog bulrush)
Spiraea japonica (Japanese meadowsweet)

Trapa natans (water chestnut)

Urtica dioica (European stinging nettle)

Viburnum dilatatum (linden viburnum)
Vinca minor (common periwinkle)

Wisteria floribunda (Japanese wisteria)
Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

 

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