Invasive Plants of Woodland Areas

This presentation is broken up into five groups (trees, shrubs, vines, forbs and grasses). 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 Woodland Areas – Trees

  • Amur cork tree (Phellodendron amurense)
  • Black / European alder (Alnus glutinosa)
  • Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)
  • Callery pear (Pyrus calleryana)
  • Chinese elm (Ulmus parvifolia)
  • Common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica)
  • Glossy buckthorn (Frangula alnus)
  • European mountain ash (Sorbus acuparia)
  • Norway maple (Acer platanoides)
  • Princess tree (Paulownia tomentosa)
  • Russian olive (Elaeagnus augustifolia)
  • Sawtooth oak (Quercus acutissima)
  • Scotch pine (Pinus sylvestris)
  • Siberian elm (Ulmus pumila)
  • Tree-of-heaven (Ailanthus altissima) 
  • White mulberry (Morus alba)
  • White poplar (Populus alba)

Invasive Plants of Woodland Areas – Shrubs

  • Amur honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii)
  • Autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata)
  • Burning bush (Euonymus alatus)
  • European barberry (Berberis vulgaris)
  • European highbush cranberry (Viburnum opulus var. opulus)
  • Japanese barberry (Berberis thunbergii)
  • Eurasian bush honeysuckles (Lonicera morrowii, L. tatarica, L x bella)
  • Multiflora rose (Rosa multiflora)
  • Eurasian privet (Ligustrum spp.)
  • Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius)
  • Siberian peashrub (Caragana arborescens)
  • Wayfaring tree (Viburnum lantana)
  • Wineberry (Rubus phoenicolasius)

Invasive Plants of Woodland Areas – Vines

  • Black swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum nigrum)
  • Chinese yam (Dioscorea oppositifolia)
  • Climbing euonymus (Euonymus fortunei)
  • English ivy (Hedera helix)
  • Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica)
  • Japanese hops (Humulus japonicus)
  • Kudzu (Pueraria lobata) 
  • Mile-a-minute vine (Polygonum perfoliatum)
  • Oriental bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus)
  • Pale swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum rossicum)
  • Porcelain berry (Ampelopsis brevipedunculata)  

Invasive Plants of Woodland Areas – Forbs

  • Big-leaf lupine (Lupinus polyphyllus)
  • Celandine (Chelidonium majus)
  • Climbing nightshade (Solanum dulcamara)
  • Common burdock (Arctium minus)
  • Common periwinkle (Vinca minor)
  • Creeping bellflower (Campanula rapunculoides)
  • Creeping charlie (Glechoma hederacea)
  • Dame’s rocket (Hesperis matronalis)
  • European marsh thistle (Cirsium palustre)
  • Garden forget-me-not (Myosotis sylvatica)
  • Garden loosestrife (Lysimachia vulgaris)
  • Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata)
  • Giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)
  • Giant knotweed (Polygonum sachalinensis)
  • Goutweed (Aegopodium podagraria L.)
  • Grecian foxglove (Digitalis lanata)
  • Helleborine (Epipactis helleborine)
  • Hound’s tongue (Cynoglossum officinale)
  • Japanese hedge-parsley (Torilis japonica)
  • Japanese knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum)
  • Lesser celandine (Ranunculus ficaria)
  • Lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis)
  • Moneywort (Lysimachia nummularia)
  • Orange daylily (Hemerocallis fulva)
  • Sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata)
  • Spreading hedge-parsley (Torilis arvensis)

Invasive Plants of Woodland Areas – Grasses

  • Japanese stilt grass (Microstegium vimineum)
  • Reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea)

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