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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 or search using the filter below.

Species (Scientific)sort descending Species (Common) Biological Category Type Status
Bellamya chinensis Chinese Mystery Snail Aquatic Invertebrate Aquatic Invertebrate Tier 2 - Emerging
Berberis thunbergii Japanese barberry Plants Shrub or woody bush Tier 4 - Widespread
Berberis vulgaris Common barberry, European barberry Plants Shrub or woody bush Tier 4 - Widespread
Brachypodium sylvaticum Slender false brome Plants Grass-like Plant Tier 2 - Emerging
Broussonetia papyrifera Paper mulberry Plants Tree Tier 2 - Emerging
Buddleja davidii Orange-eye butterfly-bush Plants Shrub or woody bush Tier 5 - Watch
Bythotrephes longimanus Spiny waterflea Aquatic Invertebrate Aquatic Invasives Tier 1 - Threat
Cabomba caroliniana Fanwort Plants Aquatic Invasives Tier 2 - Emerging
Caragana arborescens Siberian peashrub Plants Shrub or woody bush Tier 5 - Watch
Carassius auratus Goldfish Fish Aquatic Vertebrate Tier 5 - Watch
Cardamine impatiens Narrowleaf bittercress Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 3 - Established
Carex kobomugi Asiatic sand sedge, Japanese sedge Plants Grass-like Plant Tier 1 - Threat
Celastrus orbiculatus Oriental bittersweet Plants Vine Tier 4 - Widespread
Centaurea jacea Brown knapweed, Brown starthistle Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 4 - Widespread
Centaurea nigra Black knapweed, Lesser knapweed Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 4 - Widespread
Centaurea stoebe Spotted knapweed Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 4 - Widespread
Ceratocystis fagacearum Oak wilt (fungus) Fungi Fungi/Pathogen Tier 1 - Threat
Channa argus Northern Snakehead Aquatic Vertebrate Tier 2 - Emerging
Cirsium arvense Canada thistle Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 4 - Widespread
Cirsium vulgare Bull thistle Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 4 - Widespread

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