The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is home to an amazing 948 plant species, 813 of which are native. In order to preserve this diversity, it is important to limit the number of non-native invasive species competing for resources. Although the park works to control non-native invasive plants from spreading, they are often introduced from nearby areas unintentionally- seeds being carried by animals, the wind, or the river are just some of the ways.
Identify Invasive Plants In the South
Identify 56 plants or groups (like the many invasive roses) that are aggressively invading forests of the Southeastern United States.
Management of Invasive Plants
See how to organize and enact prevention programs, build strategies, and implement procedures for management of nonnative plants.
Use these Plantwise Guidelines
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center has developed guidelines to prevent the introduction & spreading of potentially invasive plants.
Last updated: November 30, 2017