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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 Typesort descending Status
Eriocheir sinensis Chinese mitten crab Aquatic Invertebrate Tier 3 - Established
Orconectes rusticus Rusty crayfish Aquatic Invertebrate Tier 3 - Established
Lythrum salicaria Purple loosestrife Plants Terrestrial Plants Tier 4 - Widespread
Pastinaca sativa Wild parsnip Plants Terrestrial Plants Tier 4 - Widespread
Acer pseudoplatanus Sycamore maple Plants Tree Tier 3 - Established
Robinia pseudoacacia Black Locust Plants Tree Tier 4 - Widespread
Phellodendron amurense Amur corktree Plants Tree Tier 2 - Emerging
Quercus acutissima Sawtooth oak Plants Tree Tier 5 - Watch
Salix atrocinerea Gray willow, large gray willow Plants Tree Tier 2 - Emerging
Morus alba White mulberry Plants Tree Tier 4 - Widespread
Prunus avium Bird cherry Plants Tree Tier 4 - Widespread
Ailanthus altissima Tree-of-heaven Plants Tree Tier 4 - Widespread
Broussonetia papyrifera Paper mulberry Plants Tree Tier 2 - Emerging
Alnus glutinosa European alder (black alder) Plants Tree Tier 2 - Emerging
Elaeagnus angustifolia Russian olive Plants Tree Tier 2 - Emerging
Paulownia tomentosa Princess tree, Empress tree Plants Tree Tier 3 - Established
Rhamnus cathartica Common buckthorn Plants Tree Tier 4 - Widespread
Pyrus calleryana Bradford pear Plants Tree Tier 3 - Established
Acer platanoides Norway Maple Plants Tree Tier 4 - Widespread
Ulmus pumila Siberian elm Plants Tree Tier 3 - Established

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