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Slender Falsebrome

Slender Falsebrome

Invasive Rank    

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Burning Bush

Burning Bush

The burning bush is found in much of the northeastern U.S. and it present in the FL-PRISM. Invasive Rank

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Wisteria

Wisteria

Wisteria is a vine with legume like fruit. They can grow up to 65 feet tall, depending on the height of the plant it is climbing. It has a diameter of 15 inches. W. sinesis twines counter-clockwise and W. floribunda twines clockwise. Leaves are pinnately compound with 13-19 leaflets ovate in shape. Flowers are 4-20 inch long racemes with 4-6 inch velvety brown seed ponds.

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Callery Pear

Callery Pear

Callery pears are deciduous with dark, shiny, leathery, small round-toothed leaves. They have purple hues in the fall. Pears flower in the early spring with five white petals. Fruits mature in the fall as small, hard, brown balls.

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Brown Knapweed

Brown Knapweed

Brown knapweed is present in the west and east coasts yet predominate in Washington and Oregon.  This invasive is found in the FL-PRISM. Invasive Rank

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Spotted Knapweed

Spotted Knapweed

The spotted knapweed is a biennial or short-lived perennial herbaceous plant. With grayish leaves and pink to purple thistle-like flowers, this plant grows to be 2 to 3 feet in height. Flowering occurs from July through September.

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Mile-A-Minute – NEW TO REGION!

Mile-A-Minute – NEW TO REGION!

Mile-a-minute is an herbaceous, annual, trailing vine that can reach lengths of six meters or more. Its stems are covered with barbs which are also present on the underside of the leaf blades. The light green-colored leaves are triangle-shaped and alternate along the stem. Iridescent blue berry-like fruits are produced beginning in mid-summer and continuing until the plants are killed by frost in the fall. The seeds within these fruits can remain viable in the soil for up to six years.

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Kudzu – NOT YET IN REGION

Kudzu – NOT YET IN REGION

Kudzu is a climbing, woody, perennial vine that has the potential to reach up to 100 feet in height. Alternately arranged leaves are compound with three leaflets. The yellow-green to grey vine may reach a thickness of 10 inches or more in diameter. Kudzu has purple, highly fragrant flowers that are borne in long hanging clusters. Brown, hairy, flattened seed pods are produced from September to January.

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Japanese Stiltgrass

Japanese Stiltgrass

Japanese stiltgrass is an annual grass that sprawls along the ground as it grows. The leaves are pale green, narrow, and lance-shaped with a distinctive silvery stripe of hairs along the midrib. Tiny flowers are produced on slender stalks in late summer.

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Yellow Iris

Yellow Iris

Yellow iris is an herbaceous perennial that can grow between 3-4 feet. The broad, lance shaped leaves are stiff and erect. The yellow, showy flowers bloom from April to June.

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