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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
Pyrus calleryana Bradford pear Plants Tree Tier 3 - Established
Orconectes rusticus Rusty crayfish Aquatic Invertebrate Tier 3 - Established
Ulmus pumila Siberian elm Plants Tree Tier 3 - Established
Rhodotypos scandens Jetbead Plants Shrub or woody bush Tier 3 - Established
Cyprinus carpio Common carp Fish Aquatic Vertebrate Tier 3 - Established
Ampelopsis brevipedunculata Porcelainberry Plants Vine Tier 3 - Established
Aralia elata Japanese angelica tree Plants Tree Tier 3 - Established
Cardamine impatiens Narrowleaf bittercress Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 3 - Established
Cynanchum louiseae (C. nigrum, Vincetoxicum nigrum) Black swallowwort Plants Vine Tier 3 - Established
Acer pseudoplatanus Sycamore maple Plants Tree Tier 3 - Established
Frangula alnus (Rhamnus frangula) Glossy buckthorn, Smooth buckthorn Plants Shrub or woody bush Tier 3 - Established
Lonicera maackii Amur Honeysuckle Plants Shrub or woody bush Tier 3 - Established
Clematis terniflora Japanese virgin's-bower, Yam-leaved virgin's-bower, Sweet autumn virgin's-bower Plants Vine Tier 3 - Established
Najas minor Brittle naiad Plants Aquatic Invasives Tier 3 - Established
Euphorbia cyparissias Cypress spurge Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 3 - Established
Adelges tsugae Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Terrestrial Invertebrate Terrestrial Invertebrate Tier 3 - Established
Euphorbia esula Leafy spurge Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 3 - Established
Euonymus fortunei Winter Creeper, Climbing spindle-tree Plants Vine Tier 3 - Established
Agrilus planipennis Emerald Ash Borer Terrestrial Invertebrate Terrestrial Invertebrate Tier 3 - Established
Anthriscus sylvestris Wild chervil Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 3 - Established

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