Content tagged "terrestrial invasive species"

Vernicia fordii, Tung Oil Tree

Tung oil tree is an invasive deciduous tree that grows up to 66 ft (20 m) tall and has milky white sap. The leaves are simple, 6 to 10 in. (15.2 to 25.4 cm)...

Poncirus trifoliata, Trifoliate Orange

Trifoliate orange is an invasive deciduous shrub or small tree that grows from 8 to 30 ft (2.4 to 9.1 m) in height. The leaves are alternate, compound...

Paulownia tomentosa, Princess Tree

Princess tree is an invasive deciduous tree that grows to 60 ft (18.3 m) in height and 2 ft (0.6 m) in diameter. Leaves are opposite, 6 to 12 in. (15.2 to...

Broussonetia papyrifera, Paper Mulberry

Invasive Species Updated: February 09, 2012

Paper mulberry is a fast-growing deciduous tree that can reach 50 ft (15.2 m) in height and invades disturbed areas throughout the Eastern United States. The...

Euonymus fortunei, Winter Creeper

Winter creeper is an evergreen, woody vine that invades forests throughout the Eastern United States. The plant can be a small shrub growing in mats along...

Phyllostachys aurea, Golden Bamboo

Golden bamboo is an invasive perennial, reedlike plant that can reach heights of 16 to 40 ft. (5 to 12 m). The canes (stems) are hollow with solid joints and...

Berberis vulgaris, Common Barberry

Invasive Species Extension Master Gardener Updated: February 09, 2012

Common barberry is an invasive deciduous shrub that can reach 13 ft. (4 m) in height. The leaves, which occur in clusters of two to five, are oval, 3/4 in....

Ardisia elliptica, Shoebutton Ardisia

Shoebutton ardisia is an invasive tall shrub or small tree that can reach a height of 20 ft. (6.1 m). The leathery leaves are 3 to 6 in. (7.6 to 15.2 cm)...

Ardisia crenata, Coral Ardisia

Coral ardisia is a small invasive shrub that ranges from 2 to 6 ft. (0.6 to 1.8 m) in height. The evergreen leaves are leathery, dark green, and 4 to 8 in....

Euonymus alatus, Winged Burning Bush

Winged burning bush is an invasive deciduous shrub, up to 20 ft (6.1 m) in height, which invades forests throughout the Eastern United States. Occasionally,...

Lonicera xylosteum, Dwarf Honeysuckle

Dwarf honeysuckle is a perennial shrub that can grow 8 to 10 ft. (2.4 to 3 m) tall. Leaves are opposite, elliptical, deciduous, and 1 to 2.5 in. (2.5 to 6.4...

Lonicera fragrantissima, Sweet Breath of Spring

Sweet breath of spring is a multi-stemmed, upright, deciduous (evergreen in the South) invasive shrub. It grows from 6 to 10 ft (1.8 to 3 m) tall. The stems...

Mahonia bealei, Leatherleaf Mahonia

Leatherleaf mahonia is an invasive evergreen shrub that can grow from 5 to 10 ft (1.5 to 3 m) tall. Leaves are pinnately compound and 18 in. (46 cm) long,...

Rosa bracteata, Macartney Rose

Macartney rose is an evergreen, thorny, climbing or trailing shrub that invades open, disturbed areas throughout the Southern United States. Plants often...

Nandina domestica, Sacred Bamboo

Sacred bamboo invades forests throughout the Southeastern United States. It is a small, erect shrub that grows up to 8 ft (2.4 m) tall. Leaves are alternate,...

Spiraea japonica, Japanese Spirea

Japanese spirea is a small, deciduous shrub that grows up to 6 ft (1.8 m) tall and invades a variety of habitats throughout the Eastern United States. The...

Striga asiatica, Witchweed

Witchweed is listed as a federal noxious weed. It is . It.  a parasitic plant that can infest agricultural crops and has been found in North Carolina and...

Aralia elata, Japanese Angelica Tree

This invasive plant is an upright deciduous shrub or tree in the Araliaceae family that reaches a height of 20 to 40 feet and a width of 15 to 30 feet, with...

Terrestrial (land-dwelling) invasive species

Invasive Species Updated: February 08, 2012

  Terrestrial (land-dwelling) Invasive Species are non-native plants, animals and other organisms that evolved to live on the land rather than in aquatic...

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