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.)
Distribution / Maps / Survey Status
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.Provides state, county, point and GIS data. Maps can be downloaded and shared.
Google. YouTube; University of Florida. IFAS. Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.
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Council or Task Force
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Galveston Bay Estuary Program; Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC).
State and Local Government
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Division of Plant Industry.
Mississippi Forestry Commission.
University of Florida. IFAS Extension. Integrated Pest Management.
University of Florida. IFAS. Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.
Pennsylvania State University. Cooperative Extension.
- 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 Sep 10, 2014].