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Species Information

Below is an alphabetical listing (by scientific name) of some of the invasive species in our region. (Click on the column header to sort by that column).

Tier 4 - Widespread species are common in this region as well as in most surrounding areas.
Tier 3 - Established species are relatively widespread throughout the region but may not be present in neighboring regions.
Tier 2 - Emerging species are not yet widespread in the region but may be locally common.
Tier 1 - Threat species not yet reported in the region.

Species (Scientific) Species (Common) Statussort descending Type Websites
Paulownia tomentosa Princess tree, Empress tree Tier 3 - Established
Eriocheir sinensis Chinese mitten crab Tier 3 - Established GISP/ISSP
Pyrus calleryana Bradford pear Tier 3 - Established
Orconectes rusticus Rusty crayfish Tier 3 - Established GISP/ISSP
Rhodotypos scandens Black jetbead (jetbead) Tier 3 - Established
Ulmus pumila Siberian elm Tier 3 - Established
Ampelopsis brevipedunculata Porcelainberry Tier 3 - Established GISP/ISSP , Invasive Plant Atlas, ISSG, EDDMaps
Cyprinus carpio Common carp Tier 3 - Established Global Invasive Species Database, USGS Nonindigenous Aquatic Species
Aralia elata Japanese angelica tree Tier 3 - Established National Park Service
Cynanchum louiseae (C. nigrum, Vincetoxicum nigrum) Black swallow-wort Tier 3 - Established National Park Service
Cardamine impatiens Narrowleaf Bittercress Tier 3 - Established EDDMaps
Acer pseudoplatanus Sycamore maple Tier 3 - Established GoBotany, EDDMaps
Frangula alnus (Rhamnus frangula) Smooth buckthorn Tier 3 - Established EDDMaps
Najas minor Brittle naiad Tier 3 - Established GoBotany, USGS GLANSIS, IPANE
Adelges tsugae Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Tier 3 - Established GISP/ISSP , NYS DEC, GISD
Euphorbia cyparissias Cypress spurge Tier 3 - Established EDDMaps
Lonicera maackii Amur Honeysuckle Tier 3 - Established GISP/ISSP
Clematis terniflora Japanese virgin's-bower, Yam-leaved virgin's-bower, Sweet autumn virgin's-bower Tier 3 - Established iNaturalist, Invasive Plant Atlas, Invasive.org, GISP/ISSP
Agrilus planipennis Emerald Ash Borer Tier 3 - Established NY DEC , EABIN, GISD
Euphoriba esula Leafy spurge Tier 3 - Established GoBotany

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