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Fact Sheets

Contains factsheets for invasive plants. See Resource Library - Fact Sheets for general resources and other species.

A - Z of Weeds
Victoria Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (Australia).

A Field Guide for the Identification of Invasive Plants in Southern Forests (2010) / Web Version
USDA. Forest Service. Southern Research Station.
Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-119; previous version - Nonnative Invasive Plants of Southern Forests: A Field Guide for Identification and Control (2003)

Alaska Exotic Plants Information Clearinghouse (AKEPIC): Non-Native Plant Species List
University of Alaska - Anchorage. Alaska Natural Heritage Program.
Note: Contains factsheets and risk assessment reports of non-native species present in Alaska and also non-native species currently not recorded in Alaska (potential invasives).

Alien Plant Invaders of Natural Areas - Fact Sheets
Plant Conservation Alliance. Alien Plant Working Group.

Agricultural Brochures (scroll to view)
Plumas County (California). Plumas-Sierra Noxious Weeds Management Group.

An Illustrated Guide to Arizona Weeds - List of Species
University of Arizona.

Aquatic Plant Information System (APIS) - Plant Information Overview
DOD. USACE. Engineer Research and Development Center. Environmental Laboratory.
Includes several non-aquatic plants.

BioBullies - The Disastrous Dozen and Additional Trouble-Makers
Natural Biodiversity (Western Pennsylvania).
Provides invasive species fact sheets for the worst trouble-makers in the region, and also for additional trouble-makers for you to watch out for

Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Eastern United States (Aug 2002)
Published by: USDA. Forest Service. Publication FHTET-2002-04.

Colorado - Weed Law Summary & Weed Lists
Larimer County Weed Control District (Colorado).

Colorado - Noxious Weed Information
Colorado Weed Management Association.

Colorado - Noxious Weed Species
Colorado Department of Agriculture. Conservation Services Division. Noxious Weed Program.

Declared Weeds
Northern Territory Department of Land Resource Management (Australia).

Encycloweedia - Noxious Weed Data Sheets
California Department of Food and Agriculture.

Fact Sheets for Invasive Exotic Plants
Learning Center of the American Southwest.

Federal Noxious Weed Disseminules of the U.S.
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service; California Department of Food and Agriculture.

This interactive tool provides photographs, text and keys that aid in determining whether or not an unknown disseminule (e.g., seed, fruit) found as a contaminant in imported botanicals and agricultural products is a Federal Noxious Weed (FNW) and is therefore actionable. Fact Sheets for each FNW taxon pull together relevant descriptions, including distinguishing characteristics and photographs.

Idaho's Noxious Weeds
Idaho Association of Soil Conservation Districts. Idaho OnePlan.

Invasive Alien Plant Species of Virginia: Species Factsheets
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation. Natural Heritage Program.
Factsheets focus on identification, threats and control of the most troublesome of Virginia's non-native plant species.

Invasive, Exotic Plants of the Southeast
North Carolina State University. Cooperative Extension. Going Native: Urban Landscaping for Wildlife with Native Plants.

Invasive Plant Atlas of the MidSouth (IPAMS)
Mississippi State University. GeoResources Institute.

Invasive Plant Fact Sheets
University of Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Flora Project of Morris Arboretum.

Invasive Plant Fact Sheets
Weed Science Society of America.
These fact sheets were developed in part from the article ‘Ranking Nonindigenous Weed Species by Their Potential to Invade the United States’ by Parker et al. (2007).

Invasive Plants and Insects
Pennsylvania State University. Cooperative Extension.
Information about how to recognize and combat plants and insects that can threaten the health of trees and woods in Pennsylvania.

Invasive Plants: Fact Sheets
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
Scroll and select tabs to view information for troublesome trees, shrubs, vines, herbs and aquatic plants that have impacted the state's natural lands and suggest actions you can take to protect your property from invasive plants.

Invasive Plants
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve (Pennsylvania).
Scroll to view "Invasive Plant Information Sheets"

Invasive Plants - "Weed of the Week"
USDA. FS. Northeastern Area. Forest Health Protection.

Invasive Plants Publications & Links
Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

Invasive Plant Atlas of New England (IPANE) - Species
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.

Invasive Plants of California's Wildlands - Plants Listed by Common Name
California Invasive Plant Council.
See also: Plants listed by Scientific Name
Bossard, C.C., J.M. Randall, and M.C. Hoshovsky (Editors). 2000. Invasive Plants of California's Wildlands. University of California Press. Berkeley, CA.

Fact Sheets
Alberta Invasive Species Council (Canada).
Fact Sheets provide more information about individual invasive species.  They contain information on impacts, origin, habitat, regulatory status, identification, prevention and control options.

Invasive Plant Fact Sheets
Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry. Maine Natural Areas Program.

Problem Plant Control
Missouri Department of Conservation.
Based on the Missouri Vegetation Management Manual, these control recommendations are for 25 of the most troublesome invasive, non-native plants in Missouri.

Invasive Species Identification Sheets
USDA. Natural Resources Conservation Service Connecticut.
The Connecticut NRCS produced Invasive Species Fact Sheets, which contain identification information and a selection of photographs for each species.

King County (Washington) Noxious Weed Control Program - Noxious Weed List
King County Department of Natural Resources (Washington). Water and Land Resources Division.
See also: Weed Identification Photos

Maine Invasive Plants & Entire Series
University of Maine Cooperative Extension.
Includes series of 22 fact sheets and invasive plants brochure (available in HTML/PDF or for purchase). Each 2-page bulletin provides a color photo and physical description of one invasive species as well as a description of the threat it presents, its preferred habitat and current distribution, and methods of control.

Maine's Interactive Field Guide to Aquatic Invaders and Their Native Look Alikes - Common Name Listing
Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program.

See also: Scientific Name Listing

Managing Invasive Plants: Information for Landowners - Plant Fact Sheets
D&R Greenway Land Trust (New Jersey).

Natural Resources Publications
University of Nevada - Reno. Cooperative Extension.
See also: search results for "invasive or weed"

New Jersey Target Species Fact Sheets
Central Jersey Invasive Species Strike Team.

Noxious and Nuisance Plant Management Information System (PMIS) - Plant Information Overview
DOD. USACE. Engineer Research and Development Center. Environmental Laboratory.
Includes mostly terrestrial plants and several non-aquatic plants.

Ohio Perennial & Biennial Weed Guide
Ohio State University. Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.

Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER) - Plant Threats to Pacific Ecosystems
USDA. FS. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry.
Species listed by scientific name, and includes those of environmental concern (including those that are probably of threat only to islands with high elevations) as well as agricultural and ruderal weeds.

Plant Pest Info Sheets
Hawke's Bay Regional Council (New Zealand).
Includes both terrestrial and aquatic plant information.

Publications Relating to Invasive Species and Publications Relating to Native Species Issues
USDA. NRCS. Plant Materials Program.

Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council - Publications
Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council.

Species Profiles and Best Management Practices
Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

Terrestrial Invasives: Plants
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

Texas Invasives - Common Name List or Scientific Name List

Vegetation Management Manual (Illinois)
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign. Prairie Research Institute. Illinois Natural History Survey.
This manual was developed by the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission to provide volunteer groups, laypersons, natural area owners, wildland owners, and other interested individuals with easy-to-understand methods for controlling undesirable vegetation in natural areas. The manual primarily consists of ~25 individual guidelines, each describing the best control techniques recognized to date for a given species. Because each natural area is composed of a unique set of environmental factors, the recommended methods are not guaranteed to work in every situation.

Washington State Noxious Weed List
Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board.

Weeds of Nebraska Publication Series
University of Nebraska - Lincoln. Cooperative Extension.

Weed Identification
Montana Weed Control Association.

NSW WeedWise
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (Australia).

Utah's 18 Most Noxious Weeds - What Are They?
Weber County Weed Abatement (Utah).

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