Invasive Plants List


Abbreviation Species Common Name
ACEPLAAcer platanoidesNorway maple
ACRREPAcroptilon repensRussian knapweed
AEGPODAegopodium podagrariagoutweed
AGRCRIAgropyron cristatumcrested wheatgrass
AGRDESAgropyron desertorumdesert wheatgrass
AGRGIGAgrostis gigantearedtop
AILALTAilanthus altissimatree-of-heaven
ALBJULAlbizia julibrissinmimosa
ALLPETAlliaria petiolata garlic mustard
AMARETAmaranthus retroflexusrough pigweed
AMPBREAmpelopsis brevipedunculataporcelainberry
ARTABSArtemisia absinthiumabsinth wormwood
ARUDONArundo donaxgiant reed
BAMVULBambusa vulgariscommon bamboo
BERTHUBerberis thunbergiiJapanese barberry
BERVULBerberis vulgariscommon barberry
BROHORBromus hordeaceussoft chess
BROINEBromus inermissmooth brome
BROJAPBromus japonicusJapanese brome
BROMADBromus madritensisfoxtail chess
BRORUBBromus rubensred brome
BROTECBromus tectorumcheatgrass
CALVULCalluna vulgarisheather
CARCHACardaria chalapensislens-podded hoary cress
CARDRACardaria drabaheart-podded hoary cress
CARPUBCardaria pubescensglobe-podded hoary cress
CARNUTCarduus nutansmusk thistle
CASCUNCasuarina cunninghamianariver sheoak
CASEQUCasuarina equisetifoliaAustralian-pine
CASGLACasuarina glaucagray sheoak
CELORBCelastrus orbiculatusOriental bittersweet
CENDIFCentaurea diffusadiffuse knapweed
CENMACCentaurea maculosaspotted knapweed
CENSOLCentaurea solstitialisyellow starthistle
CHOJUNChondrilla juncearush skeletonweed
CIRARVCirsium arvensisCanada thistle
CIRPALCirsium palustremarsh thistle
CIRVULCirsium vulgarebull thistle
CONARVConvolvulus arvensisfield bindweed
CORVARCoronilla variacrownvetch
CYNSPPCynanchum spp.swallow-wort
CYNLOUCynanchum louiseaeblack swallow-wort
CYNROSCynanchum rossicumpale swallow-wort
CYNDACCynodon dactylonBermuda grass
CYNOFFCynoglossum officinalehoundstongue
CYTSCOCytisus scopariusScotch broom
CYTSTRCytisus striatusPortuguese broom
DACGLODactylis glomerata orchard grass
DESSOPDescurainia sophiaflixweed tansymustard
DIOALADioscorea alatawater yam
DIOBULDioscorea bulbiferaair yam
DIOPENDioscorea pentaphyllafiveleaf yam
DIOPOLDioscorea polystachyaChinese yam
DIOSANDioscorea sansibarensisZanzibar yam
DIPFULDipsacus fullonumcommon teasel
DIPLACDipsacus laciniatuscut-leaved teasel
ECHCRUEchinochloa crus-gallibarnyard grass
ELAANGElaeagnus angustifoliaRussian-olive
ELAPUNElaeagnus pungens thorny-olive
ELAUMBElaeagnus umbellataautumn-olive
ELYREPElytrigia repensquackgrass
ERACUREragrostis curvulaweeping lovegrass
ERALEHEragrostis lehmannianaLehmann lovegrass
EREOPHEremochloa ophiuroidescentipede grass
EROCICErodium cicutariumcutleaf filaree
EUCGLOEucalyptus globulusbluegum eucalyptus
EUOALAEuonymus alatuswinged burning bush
EUOFOREuonymus fortuneiwintercreeper
EUPCYPEuphorbia cyparissiascypress spurge
EUPESUEuphorbia esulaleafy spurge
FRAALNFrangula alnusglossy buckthorn
GENMONGenista monspessulanaFrench broom
GLEHEDGlechoma hederaceaground-ivy
HALGLOHalogeton glomeratushalogeton
HEDHELHedera helixEnglish ivy
HERMANHeracleum mantegazzianumgiant hogweed
HIEAURHieracium aurantiacumorange hawkweed
HIECAEHieracium caespitosummeadow hawkweed
HIEPIOHieracium piloselloidestall hawkweed
HOLLANHolcus lanatuscommon velvetgrass
HYPPERHypericum perforatumSt Johnswort
IMPBRAImperata brasiliensisBrazilian satintail
IMPCYLImperata cylindricacogon grass
IRIPSEIris pseudacoruspale-yellow iris
ISATINIsatis tinctoriadyer's woad
KOCSCOKochia scopariasummer-cypress
KUMSTIKummerowia stipulaceaKorean clover
KUMSTRKummerowia striataJapanese clover
LEPLATLepidium latifoliumperennial pepperweed
LESBICLespedeza bicolor bicolor lespedeza
LESCUNLespedeza cuneatasericea lespedeza
LESSTRLespedeza striatacommon lespedeza
LEULEULeucaena leucocephalawhite leadtree
LIGAMULigustrum amurenseAmur privet
LIGJAPLigustrum japonicumJapanese privet
LIGSINLigustrum sinenseChinese privet
LIGVULLigustrum vulgareEuropean privet
LINDALLinaria dalmaticaDalmatian toadflax
LINVULLinaria vulgarisyellow toadflax
LOLPERLolium perenne perennial ryegrass
LOLMULLolium multiflorumItalian ryegrass
LONBELLonicera bellaBell's honeysuckle
LONFRALonicera fragantissimawinter honeysuckle
LONJAPLonicera japonicaJapanese honeysuckle
LONMAALonicera maackiiAmur honeysuckle
LONMORLonicera morrowiiMorrow's honeysuckle
LONTATLonicera tataricaTatarian honeysuckle
LONXYLLonicera xylosteumEuropean fly honeysuckle
LYGJAPLygodium japonicumJapanese climbing fern
LYGMICLygodium microphyllumOld World climbing fern
LYSNUMLysimachia nummulariamoneywort
LYTSALLythrum salicariapurple loosestrife
MEDSATMedicago sativaalfalfa
MELQUIMelaleuca quinquenerviamelaleuca
MELAZEMelia azedarachchinaberry
MELALBMelilotus albawhite sweetclover
MELOFFMelilotus officinalisyellow sweetclover
MELMINMelinis minutifloramolasses grass
MELREPMelinis repensNatal grass
MICVIMMicrostegium vimineumJapanese siltgrass
MISSINMiscanthus sinensisChinese silvergrass
MORALBMorus albawhite mulberry
NANDOMNandina domesticasacred bamboo
NEYREYNeyraudia reynaudianasilk reed
PAEFOEPaederia foetidaskunkvine
PANREPPanicum repenstorpedograss
PAUTOMPaulownia tomentosaprincesstree
PENCILPennisetum ciliarebuffelgrass
PERLONPersicaria longisetaOriental lady's thumb
PHAARUPhalaris arundinacea*reed canarygrass
PHLPRAPhleum pratensetimothy
PHRAUSPhragmites australis*common reed
PHYAURPhyllostachys aureagolden bamboo
POAPRAPoa pratensisKentucky bluegrass
POLAVIPolygonum aviculareprostrate knotweed
POLBOHPolygonum × bohemicumBohemian knotweed
POLCUSPolygonum cuspidatumJapanese knotweed
POLPEFPolygonum perfoliatummile-a-minute
POLSACPolygonum sachalinensegiant knotweed
POPALBPopulus albawhite poplar
POPCAEPopulus × canescensgray poplar
POPHEIPopulus × heimburgeriHeimburger's poplar
POPROUPopulus × rouleauianaRoulwau's poplar
POPTOMPopulus × tomentosaChinese white poplar
POTRECPotentilla rectasulfur cinquefoil
PSAJUNPsathyrostachys junceaRussian wildrye
PUEMONLPueraria montana var. lobatakudzu
RHACATRhamnus catharticacommon buckthorn
RHADAVRhamnus davuricaDahurian buckthorn
ROBPSERobinia pseudoacacia*black locust
ROSMULRosa multifloramultiflora rose
RUBDISRubus discolorHimalayan blackberry
RUBLACRubus laciniatusevergreen blackberry
RUBPHORubus phoenicolasiuswineberry
RUMACERumex acetosellasheep sorrel
SALKALSalsola kaliRussian-thistle
SCHARUSchedonorus arundinaceustall fescue
SCHPRASchedonorus pratensismeadow fescue
SCHACTSchefflera actinophyllaoctopus tree
SCHTERSchinus terebinthifoliusBrazilian pepper
SISALTSisymbrium altissimumtumblemustard
SOLDULSolanum dulcamarabittersweet nightshade
SOLVIASolanum viarumtropical soda apple
SONARVSonchus arvensisperennial sowthistle
SORHALSorghum halepenseJohnson grass
SPAJUNSpartium junceumSpanish broom
TAECAPTaeniatherum caput-medusaemedusahead
TAMAPHTamarix aphyllaAthel tamarisk
TAMCHITamarix chinensissaltcedar
TAMGALTamarix gallicaFrench tamarisk
TAMPARTamarix parviflorasmall-flowered tamarisk
TAMRAMTamarix ramosissimasaltcedar
TANVULTanacetum vulgarecommon tansy
TAROFFTaraxacum officinalecommon dandelion
TRADUBTragopogon dubiusyellow salsify
TRISEBTriadica sebiferatallowtree
TUSFARTussilago farfaracoltsfoot
TYPLATTypha latifolia*common cattail
ULEEURUlex europaeusgorse
UROMUTUrochloa muticapara grass
VERTHAVerbascum thapsuscommon mullein
VINMAJVinca majorbigleaf periwinkle
VINMINVinca minorcommon periwinkle
VULMYUVulpia myurosrattail sixweeks grass
WISSPPWisteria spp.wisteria
WISFLOWisteria floribundaJapanese wisteria
WISSINWisteria sinensisChinese wisteria
XANSTRXanthium strumariumcommon cocklebur
*Indicates species that are native in North America.

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