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Invasive Plants Listed in Control Guide

Common Name Scientific Name Related Links Image
Herbaceous Plants
Garlic Mustard Alliaria petiolata  NicoleGarlicMustard
Common Reed, Phragmites Phragmites australis  NicolePhrag
Purple Loosestrife Lythrum salicaria  DonnaPurpleLoose
Spotted Knapweed Centaurea stoebe  MehrhoffSpottedKnap
Japanese Knotweed (Not Bamboo) Polygonum cuspidatum  DonnaJapKnot
Woody Plants (Trees, Shrubs, Vines)
Japanese Honeysuckle Lonicera japonica  MehrhoffJapHoneysuckle
Morrow’s Honeysuckle Lonicera morrowii  DonnaMorrowHoneysuckle
Multiflora Rose Rosa multiflora  RobRoutledgeSaultCollegeBugwood
Japanese Barberry Berberis thunbergii  MehrhoffJapBarb
Common (European) Buckthorn, Smooth (Glossy) Buckthorn Rhamnus cathartica, Frangula alnus (R. frangula)  MehrhoffCommonBuck
Autumn Olive Elaeagnus umbellata  MehrhoffAutumnOlive
Tree-of-heaven Ailanthus altissima  ChuckBargeronUofGABugwood
Black Locust Robinia pseudoacacia  MehrhoffBlackLocust
Norway Maple Acer platanoides  NicoleNorway
Other Plants
Black Swallow-wort Cynanchum louiseae
 MehrhoffBlackSwallowwort
Winged Euonymus Euonymus alatus  NicoleWingedEuonymus
Poison Ivy Toxicodendron radicans  NicolePI