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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
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
Rhamnus cathartica Common buckthorn Plants Tree Tier 4 - Widespread
Paulownia tomentosa Princess tree, Empress tree Plants Tree Tier 3 - Established
Acer platanoides Norway Maple Plants Tree Tier 4 - Widespread
Pyrus calleryana Bradford pear Plants Tree Tier 3 - Established
Ulmus pumila Siberian elm Plants Tree Tier 3 - Established
Populus alba White poplar Plants Tree Tier 5 - Watch
Kalopanax septemlobus Castor aralia Plants Tree Tier 2 - Emerging
Malus hupehensis Tea crabapple, chinese crabapple Plants Tree Tier 2 - Emerging
Aralia elata Japanese angelica tree Plants Tree Tier 3 - Established
Malus sieboldii (M. toringo) Toringo crabapple Plants Tree Tier 2 - Emerging
Elaeagnus umbellata Autumn Olive Plants Tree Tier 4 - Widespread

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