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Wild Pigs

Wild Pigs

Wild Pigs Sus scrofa  Home 9 2021 9 March What is Ontario Doing? To prevent the further spread and introduction of this unwanted invader in the province, Ontario has regulated wild pigs as restricted under the Invasive Species Act. For more...
Winged Euonymus

Winged Euonymus

Winged Euonymus Euonymus alatus  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Plants Background Winged euonymus is a deciduous shrub introduced to North America as a horticultural species from northeastern Asia. Since its introduction to North America in the 1860’s...
Wild Parsnip

Wild Parsnip

Wild Parsnip Pastinaca sativa  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Plants Background Wild parsnip is an invasive plant native to Europe and Asia. It was likely brought to North America by European settlers, who grew it for its edible root. Since its...
Wild Chervil

Wild Chervil

Wild Chervil Anthriscus sylvestris  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Plants Background Wild chervil is a herbaceous biennial or short-lived perennial from the parsley family, introduced to North America from Europe. It was first brought to North America...
Purple Loosestrife

Purple Loosestrife

Purple Loosestrife Lythrum salicaria  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Plants Background Purple loosestrife is a wetland plant native to Europe and Asia that was brought to North America the early 19thcentury. This highly invasive plant was likely...
Miscanthus

Miscanthus

Miscanthus Miscanthus spp.  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Plants Background Miscanthus grasses are a perennial plant introduced to North America near the end of the nineteenth century. Native to Japan, China and Korea, these grasses are commonly used...