Terrestrial invasive species

Invasive species fact sheets

Most of the invasive species factsheets listed on this page are created from the booklet Minnesota invasive non-native terrestrial plants, an identification guide for resource managers.

Check the additional resources and herbicides table for more information.


Invasive terrestrial plants

Field Guides

*Early detection of invasive terrestrial plants

Amur maple

Amur maple

Amur silver grass

Amur silver grass

 

Birdsfoot trefoil

Birdsfoot trefoil

Black locust

Black locust

 

Black swallow-wort*

Black swallow-wort*

British yellowhead*

British yellowhead*

 

Buckthorn

Buckthorn

Bull thistle

Bull thistle

 

Butter and eggs

Butter and eggs

Canada thistle

Canada thistle

 

Common tansy

Common tansy

Common teasel*

Common teasel*

 

Cow vetch and hairy vetch

Cow vetch and hairy vetch

Creeping Charlie

Creeping Charlie

 

Crown vetch or axseed

Crown vetch or axseed

Cut-leaved teasel*

Cut-leaved teasel*

 

Dalmatian toadflax*

Dalmatian toadflax*

Exotic honeysuckles

Exotic honeysuckles

 

Garlic mustard

Garlic mustard

Giant hogweed*

Giant hogweed*

 

Grecian foxglove*

Grecian foxglove*

Hoary alyssum

Hoary alyssum

 

Japanese barberry

Japanese barberry

Japanese hedge parsley*

Japanese hedge parsley*

 

Japanese hops*

Japanese hops*

Japanese knotweed

Japanese knotweed

 

Leafy spurge

Leafy spurge

Meadow knapweed*

Meadow knapweed*

 

Multiflora rose

Multiflora rose

Musk or nodding thistle

Musk or nodding thistle

 

Narrowleaf bittercress*

Narrowleaf bittercress*

Non-native phragmites

Non-native phragmites

 

Norway maple

Norway maple

Orange hawkweed

Orange hawkweed

 

Oriental bittersweet*

Oriental bittersweet*

Oxeye daisy

Oxeye daisy

 

Perennial sow thistle

Perennial sow thistle

Poison hemlock

Poison hemlock

 

Purple loosestrife

Purple loosestrife

Queen Ann's lace

Queen Ann's lace

 

Reed canary grass

Reed canary grass

Russian olive

Russian olive

 

Siberian elm

Siberian elm

Siberian peashrub

Siberian peashrub

 

Smooth brome grass

Smooth brome grass

Spotted knapweed

Spotted knapweed

 

Tree of heaven*

Tree of heaven*

White and yellow sweet clover

White and yellow sweet clover

 

Wild parsnip

Wild parsnip

Yellow iris

Yellow iris

 

Yellow star thistle*

Yellow star thistle*