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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) Species (Common) Biological Category Type Statussort descending
Tamarix ssp. (T. chinensis, T. parviflora, T. ramossima) Saltcedar, Tamarisk Plants Shrub or woody bush Tier 1 - Threat
Lycorma delicatula Spotted Lanternfly Terrestrial Invertebrate Terrestrial Invertebrate Tier 1 - Threat
Hydrocharis morsus-ranae Frogbit Plants Aquatic Invasives Tier 1 - Threat
Vitex rotundifolia Beach vitex, Roundleaf chastetree Plants Shrub or woody bush Tier 1 - Threat
Glyceria maxima Reed manna grass Plants Grass-like Plant Tier 1 - Threat
Carex kobomugi Asiatic sand sedge, Japanese sedge Plants Grass-like Plant Tier 1 - Threat
Crassula helmsii Swamp crop, Pygmyweed Plants Aquatic Invasives Tier 1 - Threat
Impatiens glandulifera Himalayan balsam, Policeman's helmet, Ornamental jewelweed Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 1 - Threat
Imperata cylindrica Cogon grass Plants Grass-like Plant Tier 1 - Threat
Bythotrephes longimanus Spiny waterflea Aquatic Invertebrate Aquatic Invasives Tier 1 - Threat
Lepidium latifolium Broad-leaved pepper-grass Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 1 - Threat
Ludwigia adscendens Water primrose Plants Aquatic Invasives Tier 1 - Threat
Ludwigia peploides Floating primrose willow, creeping water primrose Plants Aquatic Invasives Tier 1 - Threat
Ludwigia hexapetala Uruguayan primrose willow Plants Aquatic Invasives Tier 1 - Threat
Myriophyllum heterophyllum Broadleaf/variable-leaf watermilfoil Plants Aquatic Invasives Tier 1 - Threat
Celastrus orbiculatus Oriental bittersweet Plants Vine Tier 4 - Widespread
Centaurea jacea Brown knapweed, Brown starthistle Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 4 - Widespread
Elaeagnus umbellata Autumn Olive Plants Tree Tier 4 - Widespread
Centaurea nigra Black knapweed, Lesser knapweed Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 4 - Widespread
Euonymus alatus Burning-bush, Winged spindle Plants Shrub or woody bush Tier 4 - Widespread

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