Redding's Worst Invasives

Autumn Olive
Autumn Olive
Elaeagnus umbellata

Autumn Olive 2
Elaeagnus umbellata
Black Swallow Wort
Black Swallow Wort
Vincetoxicum nigrum
Black Swallow Wort 2
Black Swallow Wort 2
Vincetoxicum nigrum
Garlic Mustard
Garlic Mustard
Alliaria petiolata
Garlic Mustard 2
Garlic Mustard 2
Alliaria petiolata
Japanese Barberry
Japanese Barberry
*Berberis thunbergii
Japanese Barberry 2
Japanese Barberry 2
*Berberis thunbergii
Japanese Honeysuckle
Japanese Honeysuckle
*Lonicera japonica
Japanese Knotweed
Japanese Knotweed
Fallopia japonica
Japanese Knotweed 2
Japanese Knotweed 2
Fallopia japonica
Japanese Stillgrass
Japanes Stiltgrass
Microstegium vimineum
Japanese Stillgrass 2
Japanese Stiltgrass 2
Microstegium vimineum
Norway Maple
Norway Maple
*Acer platanoides
Oriental Bittersweet
Oriental Bittersweet
Celastrus orbiculatus
Purple Loosestrife
Purple Loosestrife
Lythrum salicaria
Winged Euyonimous
Winged Euonymus
*Euonymus alatus.

* According to the Connecticut Invasive Plants Council, an asterisk (*) denotes that the species, although shown to be invasive, has cultivars that have not been evaluated for invasive characteristics.

Information courtesy of www.hort.uconn.edu,
The Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group Website
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