Invasive and Other Non-Native Plants in the Southeastern United States - A Recognition Guide of 94 Plants

Plants Within the Recognition Guide Listed Alphabetically:

    Abrus precatorius
    rosary pea

    Acacia auriculiformis
    earleaf acacia

    Albizia julibrissin mimosa tree

    Albizia lebbeck
    woman's tongue

    Aleurites fordii
    tung oil tree

    Alternanthera philoxeroides
    alligator weed

    Antigonon leptopus
    coral vine

    Ardisia crenata
    coral ardisia

    Ardisia elliptica (compared with native Ardisia escallonioides)
    shoebutton ardisia

    Arundo donax
    giant reed

    Asparagus densiflorus
    asparagus fern

    Bambusa species

    Bischofia javanica
    bishopwood

    Broussonetia papyrifera
    paper mulberry

    Casuarina species
    Australian pine

    Cinnamomum camphora
    camphor tree

    Colocasia esculenta
    wild taro

    Colubrina asiatica
    lather leaf

    Cupaniopsis anacardioides
    carrotwood

    Cyperus prolifer
    dwarf papyrus

    Dioscorea alata
    winged yam

    Dioscorea bulbifera
    air-potato

    Eichhornia crassipes
    water hyacinth

    Elaeagnus pungens
    silverthorn

    Eugenia uniflora
    Surinam cherry

    Ficus microcarpa
    laurel fig

    Hydrilla verticillata
    hydrilla

    Hygrophila polysperma
    East Indian hygrophila

    Hymenachne amplexicaulis
    West Indian marsh grass

    Imperata cylindrica
    cogon grass

    Ipomoea aquatica
    water spinach

    Jasminum dichotomum
    Gold Coast jasmine

    Jasminum fluminense
    Brazilian jasmine

    Kalanchoe pinnata
    life plant

    Lantana camara - non native
    lantana

    Lantana montevidensis
    trailing shrub verbena

    Lantana species

    Leucaena leucocephala
    lead tree

    Ligustrum lucidum
    glossy privet

    Ligustrum sinense
    Chinese privet

    Limnophila sessiliflora
    limnophila

    Lonicera japonica
    Japanese honeysuckle

    Lygodium japonicum
    Japanese climbing fern

    Lygodium microphyllum
    Old World climbing fern

    Macfadyena unguis-cati
    cat's claw vine

    Manilkara zapota
    sapodilla

    Marsilea mutica
    water clover

    Melaleuca quinquenervia
    melaleuca

    Melia azedarach
    Chinaberry

    Melinis repens
    natal grass

    Mimosa pigra
    catclaw mimosa

    Myriophyllum spicatum
    Eurasian water-milfoil

    Nandina domestica
    nandina

    Nephrolepis cordifolia
    tuberous sword fern (Boston fern)

    Neyraudia reynaudiana
    silk reed

    Nymphoides cristata
    crested floating-heart

    Oeceoclades maculata
    monk orchid

    Paederia cruddasiana
    sewer vine

    Paederia foetida
    skunk vine

    Panicum maximum
    guinea grass

    Panicum repens
    torpedo grass

    Pennisetum purpureum
    elephant grass

    Pistia stratiotes
    water-lettuce

    Pseudosasa species

    Psidium guajava
    guava

    Pueraria montana
    kudzu

    Rhodomyrtus tomentosa
    downy rose-myrtle

    Ricinus communis
    castor bean

    Ruellia tweediana
    Mexican petunia

    Sansevieria hyacinthoides
    bowstring hemp

    Salvinia minima
    water fern

    Salvinia molesta
    giant salvinia

    Sapium sebiferum
    Chinese tallow

    Scaevola sericea
    half-flower

    Schefflera actinophylla
    schefflera

    Schinus terebinthifolius
    Brazilian pepper

    Scleria lacustris
    Wright's nut-rush

    Senna pendula
    Christmas senna

    Sesbania punicea
    Spanish gold

    Solanum tampicense
    wetland night shade

    Solanum viarum
    tropical soda apple

    Syngonium podophyllum
    nephthytis

    Syzygium cumini
    java plum

    Tradescantia fluminensis
    small-leaf spiderwort

    Tradescantia spathacea (formerly Rhoeo)
    oyster plant

    Urena lobata
    Caesar's weed

    Urochloa mutica
    para grass

    Wedelia trilobata
    wedelia

    Wisteria sinensis
    Chinese wisteria