These plants are known to be highly invasive, out
competing native species and leading to a monoculture. They can destroy the
habitat necessary for a healthy ecosystem. If they are found, the location
should be noted and all individuals should be destroyed. The site should then be
monitored in the future for new infestations.
WI-DNR ECOLOGICALLY INVASIVE- non-native
plants, animals and pathogens whose introduction causes or is likely to cause
economic, or environmental harm or harm to human health.
WI-DNR WI-DNR PROHIBITED INVASIVE-
exceptions, the transport, possession, transfer and introduction is illegal.
WI-DNR RESTRICTED INVASIVE -
with certain exceptions, the transport, transfer and introduction is illegal but
possession is legal.
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Choose Status - Ecologically Invasive, Restricted, Prohibited, and any other criteria.
more information or visit Invasive Plants Assoc. of Wisconsin -IPAW
(new window), and the
Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources (new window).