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Terrestrial Plants

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Terrestrial Plants

Terrestrial (land-dwelling) Invasive Plants include non-native plants (members of the kingdom Plantae) that grow in non-aquatic habitats, including agricultural fields, rangelands, forests, urban landscapes, wildlands, and along waterways. Terrestrial invasive plants include trees, shrubs, vines, grasses and herbaceous plants.

Citations:

  • Holt, J.S. 2011. "Weeds". In: Simberloff, D. and M. Rejmanek. Encyclopedia of Biological Invasions. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Note: Our species profiles provide general information about species considered to be invasive. This is not a list of all invasive species, nor does our information have regulatory implications. The large numbers of invasive species prevent us from maintaining detailed information on ALL invasive species. In addition, determining the invasiveness of a species depends on a number of local factors, including type of habitat. Our species profiles are provided as an educational informational tool.