Invasive Species Compendium

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L. maackii is a species of honeysuckle native to East Asia and primarily invasive in central and eastern USA and in Ontario, Canada. It grows as a...
C. sericea is native to North America, and occurs in wetlands from Alaska to Labrador, southward to northern Mexico along the Rocky Mountains...
R. rosifolius is a shrub which occurs naturally in forest margins, disturbed areas, landslide-affected land, abandoned fields, pastures, and...
O. stricta, native from Ecuador to the USA, was introduced as an ornamental and has spread widely, mainly in southern Africa and Australia, but also...
Many species in the genus Bauhinia have been actively introduced as ornamentals in many tropical and subtropical regions of the world (Connor,...
R. multiflora is a wild rose. It can form large, spreading, thorny thickets that can spread across grazing land and waste places, forming...
R. rugosa is native to temperate and cold coastal areas of East Asia, but was introduced to Europe and North America as an ornamental plant, for use...
C. scoparius is a perennial shrub that has been widely commercialized as an ornamental in temperate and subtropical regions of the world. It is a...
L. obtusifolium is a deciduous shrub native to Japan, China and Korea. It has been introduced widely into the USA where it has established in stream...
Originally from Asia, C. burmanni has been introduced to several wet tropical and subtropical areas such as Hawaii and Florida. It produces a large...

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