Invasive and Non-native Plants You Should Know - Recognition Cards

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Index / Glossary Section
(includes the following)

  • Plants by Scientific Name
  • Plants by Common Name
  • Flower Parts
  • Stems
  • Roots
  • Leaf Shapes
  • Leaf Bases & Attachments
  • Leaf Arrangements
  • Habit
  • Glossary of Plant & Flower Parts
  • Bibliography

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Alphabetically by Common Name

air-potato
alligator weed
asparagus fern
Australian pine
bishopwood
bowstring hemp
Brazilian jasmine
Brazilian pepper
Caesar’s weed
camphor tree
carrotwood
castor bean
cat’s claw vine
catclaw mimosa
Chinaberry
Chinese privet
Chinese tallow
Chinese wisteria
Christmas senna
cogon grass
coral ardisia
crested floating-heart
downy rose-myrtle
dwarf papyrus
earleaf acacia
East Indian hygrophila
Eurasian water-milfoil
giant salvinia
glossy privet
Gold Coast jasmine
guava
half-flower
hydrilla
Japanese climbing fern
Japanese honeysuckle
java plum
kudzu
lantana
lather leaf
laurel fig
lead tree
limnophila
melaleuca
Mexican petunia
mimosa tree
nandina
nephthytis, American evergreen
Old World climbing fern
orchid tree
oyster plant
paper mulberry
pará grass
rosary pea
Santa Maria
sapodilla
schefflera
seaside mahoe
sewer vine
shoebutton ardisia
silk reed
silverthorn
skunk vine
small-leaf spiderwort
Spanish gold
strawberry guava
Surinam cherry
torpedo grass
tropical soda apple
tuberous sword fern
tung oil tree
water fern
water hyacinth
water spinach
water-lettuce
wedelia
West Indian marsh grass
wetland night shade
wild taro
winged yam
woman’s tongue

Alphabetically by Scientific Name

Abrus precatorius
Acacia auriculiformis
Albizia julibrissin
Albizia lebbeck
Aleurites fordii
Alternanthera philoxeroides
Ardisia crenata
Ardisia elliptica
Asparagus densiflorus
Bauhinia variegata
Bischofia javanica
Broussonetia papyrifera
Calophyllum antillanum
Casuarina equisetifolia
Cinnamomum camphora
Colocasia esculenta
Colubrina asiatica
Cupaniopsis anacardioides
Cyperus prolifer
Dioscorea alata
Dioscorea bulbifera
Eichhornia crassipes
Elaeagnus pungens
Eugenia uniflora
Ficus microcarpa
Hydrilla verticillata
Hygrophila polysperma
Hymenachne amplexicaulis
Imperata cylindrica
Ipomoea aquatica
Jasminum dichotomum
Jasminum fluminense
Lantana camara
Leucaena leucocephala
Ligustrum lucidum
Ligustrum sinense
Limnophila sessiliflora
Lonicera japonica
Lygodium japonicum
Lygodium microphyllum
Macfadyena unguis-cati
Manilkara zapota
Melaleuca quinquenervia
Melia azedarach
Mimosa pigra
Myriophyllum spicatum
Nandina domestica
Nephrolepis cordifolia
Neyraudia reynaudiana
Nymphoides cristata/N. indica
Paederia cruddasiana
Paederia foetida
Panicum repens
Pistia stratiotes
Psidium cattleianum
Psidium guajava
Pueraria montana
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa
Ricinus communis
Ruellia tweediana
Salvinia minima
Salvinia molesta
Sansevieria hyacinthoides
Sapium sebiferum
Scaevola sericea
Schefflera actinophylla
Schinus terebinthifolius
Senna pendula
Sesbania punicea
Solanum tampicense
Solanum viarum
Syngonium podophyllum
Syzygium cumini
Thespesia populnea
Tradescantia fluminensis
Tradescantia spathacea
Urena lobata
Urochloa mutica
Wedelia trilobata
Wisteria sinensis