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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
Adelges tsugae Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Terrestrial Invertebrate Terrestrial Invertebrate Tier 3 - Established
Euphorbia esula Leafy spurge Plants Other Herbaceous 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
Euonymus fortunei Winter Creeper, Climbing spindle-tree Plants Vine Tier 3 - Established
Ficaria verna Lesser celandine, Fig buttercup Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 3 - Established
Humulus japonicus Japanese hops Plants Vine Tier 3 - Established
Aegopodium podagraria Goutweed, bishop's goutweed Plants Other Herbaceous Tier 3 - Established
Ligustrum obtusifolium Border Privet Plants Shrub or woody bush Tier 3 - Established
Miscanthus sinensis Chinese Silver Grass Plants Grass-like Plant Tier 3 - Established
Persicaria perfoliata (Polygonum perfoliatum) Mile-a-minute, Asiatic tearthumb Plants Vine Tier 3 - Established
Trapa natans Water Chestnut Plants Aquatic Invasives Tier 3 - Established
Dreissena polymorpha Zebra Mussel Aquatic Invertebrate Aquatic Invertebrate Tier 3 - Established
Paulownia tomentosa Princess tree, Empress tree Plants Tree Tier 3 - Established
Eriocheir sinensis Chinese mitten crab Aquatic Invertebrate Tier 3 - Established
Pyrus calleryana Bradford pear Plants Tree Tier 3 - Established
Orconectes rusticus Rusty crayfish Aquatic Invertebrate Tier 3 - Established
Rhodotypos scandens Jetbead Plants Shrub or woody bush Tier 3 - Established
Ulmus pumila Siberian elm Plants Tree Tier 3 - Established
Ampelopsis brevipedunculata Porcelainberry Plants Vine Tier 3 - Established

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