Illinois Department of Natural Resources

EXOTIC PLANT SPECIES THAT SHOULD BE LISTED IN SECTION 15

Norway maple      Acer platanoides
swingle tree of heaven          Ailanthus altissima
mimosa           Albizia julibrissin
garlic mustard     Alliaria petiolata
round-leaved bittersweet  Celastrus orbiculatus
crown vetch   Coronilla varia
air-potato     Dioscorea oppositifolia
common teasel   Dipsacus fullonum
cut-leaved teasel        Dipsacus laciniatus
Russian olive  Elaeagnus angustifolia
thorny olive Elaeagnus pungens
autumn olive Elaeagnus umbellata
winged wahoo or burning bush Euonymus alatus
wintercreeper Euonymus fortunei
tall fescue Festuca elatior
English ivy Hedera helix
dame's rocket Hesperis matronalis
Japanese hops Humulus japonicus
bicolor lespedeza or shrubby bushclover Lespedeza bicolor
sericea lespedeza Lespedeza cuneata
Chinese privet Ligustrum sinense
common privet   Ligustrum vulgare
January jasmine  Lonicera fragrantissima
Japanese honeysuckle Lonicera japonica
Amur honeysuckle  Lonicera maackii
Morrow’s bush honeysuckle  Lonicera morrowii
Tatarian honeysuckle  Lonicera tatarica
bush honeysuckle Lonicera x bella
purple loosestrife  Lythrum salicaria
sweet clover  Melilotus alba or M. officinalis
zebra grass, Chinese silver grass Miscanthus sinensis
camus nepalgrass, Japanese grass Microstegium vimineum
Eurasian water milfoil  Myriophyllum specatum
princess tree Paulownia tomentosa
reed canary grass Phalaris arundinacea
canary grass Phalaris canariensis
Japanese knotweed, Japanese bamboo Polygonum cuspidatum
mile-a-minute weed Polygonum perfoliatum
curlyleaf pondweed Potamogeton crispus
kudzu  Pueraria lobata
sawtooth oak Quercus acutissima
common buckthorn Rhamnus cathartica
glossy buckthorn  Rhamnus frangula
smooth buckthorn/tall hedge  Rhamnus frangula
saw-toothed buckthorn Rhamnus arguta
dahurian buckthorn Rhamnus davurica
Japanese buckthorn Rhamnus japonica
Chinese buckthorn Rhamnus utilis
black locust  Robinia pseudoacacia
multiflora rose Rosa multiflora
tropical soda apple  Solanum viarum
johnson grass  Sorghum halepense
Japanese spiraea   Spiraea japonica

                           

                                           

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