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Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources
Nonnative Invasive Plants of Southern Forests - USDA Forest Service
Plant Invaders of Mid-Atlantic Natural Areas - National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Eastern United States - USDA Forest Service
Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council Invasive Plant Manual - SE-EPPC

Selected Images from www.invasive.org
 
Number:1162002
Description:Flower and leaves in July
Photographer:David J. Moorhead, The University of Georgia
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Number:2308023
Description:Flower in September
Photographer:Chuck Bargeron, The University of Georgia
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Number:0016125
Description:Shade leaf without lobed leaflets in October
Photographer: James H. Miller, USDA Forest Service
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Number:2308016
Description:Flower and seed pods in September
Photographer:David J. Moorhead, The University of Georgia
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Number:0016129
Description:Mature legumes (seed pods) in November
Photographer:Ted Bodner, Southern Weed Science Society
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Number:0581050
Description:Stop Kudzu!
Photographer:Jil M. Swearingen, USDI National Park Service
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Number:2651016
Description:Foliage
Photographer:David J. Moorhead, The University of Georgia
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Number:1624015
Description:Infestation
Photographer:John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University
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Number:1299136
Description:Infestation
Photographer:John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University
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Number:0002156
Description:Infestation
Photographer:Kerry Britton, USDA Forest Service
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Number:0016255
Description: Tractor with Boomjet cluster nozzle applications of Tordon 101 at 3 Gallons per Acre with crosswise passes
Photographer:James H. Miller, USDA Forest Service
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Description:Distribution Map
Source:USDA NRCS, The PLANTS Database, September, 2003

Invasive and Noxious Weed References

  • Invasive Exotic Plant Species of Management Concern, USDA Forest Service, Southern Region, May 18, 2001 - http://www.se-eppc.org/fslist.cfm
  • Invasive Plant Atlas of New England - http://invasives.eeb.uconn.edu/ipane/current_inv.htm
  • Mehrhoff, L.J., K.J. Metzler, & E.E. Corrigan. 2003. Non-native and potentially invasive vascular plants in Connecticut. Center for Conservation and Biodiversity, University of Connecticut, Storrs. - http://www.hort.uconn.edu/cipwg/
  • Florida Noxious Weeds, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
    http://doacs.state.fl.us/~pi/5b-57.htm
  • Proposed Exotic Pest Plant Species for Georgia, Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council, August 12, 1999 - http://www.gaeppc.org/exotalk1.html
  • Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council. Invasive Exotic Plant List. December 2000. http://www.exoticpestplantcouncil.org/ky/list.htm
  • Mississippi's 10 Worst Invasive Weeds - http://msucares.com/pubs/misc/m1194.pdf
  • Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. 1997. Summary of Plant Protection Regulations. Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/state_noxious.cgi?statefips=42
  • Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council. Invasive Exotic Pest Plants in Tennessee. May 2001.
    http://www.se-eppc.org/states/TN/TNIList.html
  • Invasive Alien Plant Species of Virginia - http://www.dcr.state.va.us/dnh/invlist.pdf
  • West Virginia Department of Agriculture. 1997. Regulations Governing the Distribution of Plant Material in West Virginia. West Virginia Department of Agriculture. http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/state_noxious.cgi?statefips=54
Taxonomic Reference
USDA, NRCS. 2002. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.5 (http://plants.usda.gov). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=plant_profile.cgi&symbol=PUMO

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USDA Forest ServiceUSDA APHIS PPQThe Bugwood Network University of Georgia Bargeron, C.T., D.J. Moorhead, G.K. Douce, R.C. Reardon & A.E. Miller
(Tech. Coordinators). 2003. Invasive Plants of the Eastern U.S.:
Identification and Control. USDA Forest Service - Forest Health
Technology Enterprise Team. Morgantown, WV USA. FHTET-2003-08.