Invasive Plants of Wetland and Aquatic Habitats

This presentation is broken up into three groups (forested wetlands, open wetland and riparian areas, and aquatic species). We have provided a listing of plants contained in these presentations for your convenience. So, if you are looking for a specific plant species, you may find it in another presentation.

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Invasive Plants of Wetland and Aquatic Habitats – Forested Wetlands

  • Impacts on Wetlands
  • Celandine (Chelidonium majus)
  • Chinese yam (Dioscorea oppositifolia)
  • Climbing nightshade (Solanum dulcamara)
  • Common forget-me-not (Myosotis scorpioides)
  • Creeping charlie (Glechoma hederacea)
  • Dame’s rocket (Hesperis matronalis)
  • English ivy (Hedera helix)
  • Eurasian bush honeysuckles (Lonicera morrowii, L. tatarica, L. x bella)
  • Eurasian privet (Ligustrum spp.)
  • Garden forget-me-not (Myosotis sylvatica)
  • Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata)
  • Glossy buckthorn (Frangula alnus)
  • Helleborine (Epipactis helleborine)
  • Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica)
  • Japanese stilt grass (Microstegium vimineum)
  • Kudzu (Pueraria lobata) 
  • Mile-a-minute vine (Polygonum perfoliatum)
  • Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)
  • Oriental bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus)
  • Porcelain berry (Ampelopsis brevipedunculata)  
  • Star-of-Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbellatum)
  • White poplar (Populus alba)

Invasive Plants of Wetland and Aquatic Habitats – Open Wetland and Riparian Areas

  • Cattail hybrid (Typha x glauca)
  • Colt’s foot (Tussilago farfara)
  • Common teasel (Dipsacus fullonum)
  • European marsh thistle (Cirsium palustre)
  • Garden heliotrope (Valeriana officinalis)
  • Garden loosestrife (Lysimachia vulgaris)
  • Giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)
  • Giant knotweed (Polygonum sachalinensis)
  • Hairy willow-herb (Epilobium hirsutum)
  • Japanese hops (Humulus japonicus)
  • Japanese knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum)
  • Lesser celandine (Ranunculus ficaria)
  • Moneywort (Lysimachia nummularia)
  • Narrow-leaf cattail (Typha angustifolia)
  • Phragmites (Phragmites australis)
  • Poison hemlock (Conium maculatum)
  • Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)
  • Reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea)
  • Tall buttercup (Ranunculus acris)
  • Tall manna grass (Glyceria maxima)
  • Tamarisk or Saltcedar (Tamarix ramosissiama)
  • Yellow iris (Iris pseudacorus)

Invasive Plants of Wetland and Aquatic Habitats – Aquatic Species

  • American spongeplant (Limnobium spongia)
  • Asian marshweed (Limnophila sessiliflora)
  • Australian swamp crop (Crassula helmsii)
  • Brazilian waterweed (Egeria densa)
  • Brittle waternymph (Naja minor)
  • Curly-leaf pondweed (Potamogeton crispus)
  • Dotted duckweed (Landoltia punctata)
  • Duck lettuce (Ottelia alismoides)
  • Fanwort (Cabomba caroliniana)
  • Flowering rush (Butomus umbellatus)
  • East Indian hygrophila (Hygrophila polysperma)
  • Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum)
  • European frog-bit (Hydrocharis morsus-ranae)
  • Hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata)
  • Mosquito fern (Azolla pinnata)
  • Oxygen-weed (Lagarosiphon major)
  • Parrot feather (Myriophyllum aquaticum)
  • Pond water-starwort (Callitriche stagnalis)
  • Water chestnut (Trapa natans)
  • Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)
  • Water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes)
  • Water shamrock (Marsilea quadrifolia)
  • Water soldiers (Stratiotes aloides)
  • Water spinach (Ipomoea aquatica)
  • Watercress (Nasturtium officinale)
  • Yellow floating heart (Nymphoides peltata)

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