Invasive Plants

Amur maple Acer ginnala Maxim.
Norway maple Acer platanoides L.
bishops goutweed Aegopodium podagraria L.
tree of heaven Ailanthus altissima (P. Mill.) Swingle
garlic mustard Alliaria petiolata (Bieb.) Cavara & Grande
wild garlic Allium vineale L.
Amur peppervine Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (Maxim.) Trautv.
jointhead arthraxon Arthraxon hispidus (Thunb.) Makino
Mexican fireweed Bassia scoparia (L.) A.J. Scott
Japanese barberry Berberis thunbergii DC.
common barberry Berberis vulgaris L
cheatgrass Bromus tectorum L.
flowering rush Butomus umbellatus L.
fanwort Cabomba caroliniana L
Japanese sedge Carex kobomugi Ohwi
oriental bittersweet Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb.
spotted knapweed Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos (Gugler) Hayek
greater celandine Chelidonium majus L.
Canada thistle Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop.
black swallowwort Cynanchum louiseae Kartesz & Gandhi
European swallowwort Cynanchum rossicum (Kleopov) Barbarich
Scotch broom Cytisus scoparius (L.) Link
Brazilian egeria Egeria densa Planch.
waterhyacinth Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms
Russian olive Elaeagnus angustifolia L.
autumn olive Elaeagnus umbellata Thunb.
winged burning bush Euonymus alatus (Thunb.) Sieb.
cypress spurge Euphorbia cyparissias L.
leafy spurge Euphorbia esula L.
glossy buckthorn Frangula alnus P. Mill.
ground ivy Glechoma hederacea L.
reed mannagrass Glyceria maxima (Hartman) Holmb.
giant hogweed Heracleum mantegazzianum Sommier & Levier
damesrocket Hesperis matronalis L.
Japanese hops Humulus japonicus Sieb. & Zucc
hydrilla Hydrilla verticillata (L. f.) Royle
ornamental jewelweed Impatiens glandulifera Royle
yellowflag iris Iris pseudacorus L.
perennial pepperweed Lepidium latifolium L.
Chinese privet Ligustrum sinense Lour.
European privet Ligustrum vulgare L.
Japanese honeysuckle Lonicera japonica Thunb.
Amur honeysuckle Lonicera maackii (Rupr.) Herder
Morrow’s honeysuckle Lonicera morrowii Gray
Tatarian honeysuckle Lonicera tatarica L.
Bell’s honeysuckle Lonicera x bella Zabel [morrowii × tatarica]
dwarf honeysuckle Lonicera xylosteum L.
purple loosestrife Lythrum salicaria L.
Nepalese browntop Microstegium vimineum (Trin.) A. Camus
Chinese silvergrass Miscanthus sinensis Anderss.
parrotfeather watermilfoil Myriophyllum aquaticum (Vell.) Verdc.
variable watermilfoil Myriophyllum heterophyllum Michx.
Eurasian watermilfoil Myriophyllum spicatum L.
brittleleaf naiad Najas minor All.
Scotch thistle Onopordum acanthium L.
princesstree Paulownia tomentosa (Thunb.) Sieb. & Zucc. ex Steud.
reed canarygrass Phalaris arundinacea L.
common reed Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steud.
waterlettuce Pistia stratiotes L.
oriental ladysthumb Polygonum caespitosum Blume
Japanese knotweed Polygonum cuspidatum Sieb. & Zucc.
mile-a-minute weed Polygonum perfoliatum L.
mile-a-minute weed Polygonum perfoliatum L.
white poplar Populus alba L.
curlyleaf pondweed Potamogeton crispus L.
kudzu Pueraria montana (Lour.) Merr.
fig buttercup Ranunculus ficaria L.
European buckthorn Rhamnus cathartica L.
multiflora rose Rosa multiflora Thunb. ex Murr.
wine raspberry Rubus phoenicolasius Maxim.
red sorrel Rumex acetosella L.
giant salvinia Salvinia molesta D. S. Mitchell
tansy ragwort Senecio jacobaea L.
bittersweet nightshade Solanum dulcamara L.
water chestnut Trapa natans L.
coltsfoot Tussilago farfara L.

Invasive Plant Brochure From New England Wild Flower Society