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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)sort descending Biological Category Type Status
Channa argus Northern Snakehead Fish Aquatic Vertebrate Tier 2 - Emerging
Acer platanoides Norway Maple Plants Tree Tier 4 - Widespread
Ceratocystis fagacearum Oak wilt (fungus) Fungi Fungi/Pathogen Tier 1 - Threat
Buddleja davidii Orange-eye butterfly-bush Plants Shrub or woody bush Tier 5 - Watch
Celastrus orbiculatus Oriental bittersweet Plants Vine Tier 4 - Widespread
Photinia villosa Oriental Photinia Plants Shrub or woody bush Tier 2 - Emerging
Cynanchum rossicum Pale swallow-wort Plants Vine Tier 2 - Emerging
Broussonetia papyrifera Paper mulberry Plants Tree Tier 2 - Emerging
Macleaya cordata Plume poppy Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 5 - Watch
Ampelopsis brevipedunculata Porcelainberry Plants Vine Tier 3 - Established
Paulownia tomentosa Princess tree, Empress tree Plants Tree Tier 3 - Established
Digitalis purpurea Purple foxglove Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 5 - Watch
Corydalis incisa Purple keman, Incised fumewort Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 2 - Emerging
Lythrum salicaria Purple loosestrife Plants Terrestrial Plants Tier 4 - Widespread
Phalaris arundinacea Reed canarygrass Plants Grass-like Plant Tier 4 - Widespread
Glyceria maxima Reed manna grass Plants Grass-like Plant Tier 1 - Threat
Elaeagnus angustifolia Russian olive Plants Tree Tier 2 - Emerging
Orconectes rusticus Rusty crayfish Aquatic Invertebrate Tier 3 - Established
Tamarix ssp. (T. chinensis, T. parviflora, T. ramossima) Saltcedar, Tamarisk Plants Shrub or woody bush Tier 1 - Threat
Symplocos paniculata Sapphireberry Plants Shrub or woody bush Tier 2 - Emerging