Ligustrum sinense Lour. (ITIS)
Chinese privet, small-leaf privet, Chinese ligustrum
Asia (Cuda et al.)
1800s (Cuda et al.)
Introduced as an ornamental (Cuda et al.)
Forms dense thickets that displace native species (Cuda et al.)
Southern and Eastern U.S.
Distribution / Maps / Survey Status
The section below contains highly relevant resources for this species, organized by source.
Council or Task Force
State and Local Government
Cuda, J.P., and M.C. Zeller. Chinese privet, Ligustrum sinense, Prospects for Classical Biological Control in the Southeastern United States. Florida Agricultural Experiment Station Journal Series No. N 01574.
Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Ligustrum sinense. [Accessed Aug 20, 2023].