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Winged Euonymus

Winged Euonymus

Winged Euonymus  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 it has been used...
Wild Parsnip

Wild Parsnip

Wild Parsnip  Home 9 Category: Invaders 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 introduction, wild parsnip has escaped...
Wild Chervil

Wild Chervil

Wild Chervil  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 as part of European...
Purple Loosestrife

Purple Loosestrife

Purple Loosestrife  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 introduced when its seeds...
Miscanthus

Miscanthus

Miscanthus  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 as ornamental...
Kudzu

Kudzu

Kudzu  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Plants Background Kudzu is a perennial climbing vine native to eastern Asia that was recently found in Leamington, Ontario. The plant was first brought to North America in 1876 to landscape a garden at the United...