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41. Least Wanted: barberry

(File; Mon May 14 11:26:00 CDT 2012)

WANTEDJapanese barberryBerberis thunbergiiUnwanted for: Infesting forested & open areas, displacingnative plants, altering soil chemistry, reducing wildlife foragePlant Type: Dense, spiny shrub growing to 8 ft. tall. Small paleyellow...

42. Least Wanted: bittersweet

(File; Mon May 14 11:26:00 CDT 2012)

WANTEDOriental bittersweetCelastrus orbiculatusUnwanted for: Infesting forest gaps & open areas, strangling trees& causing branches to break due to weight, genetic swampingof native bittersweetPlant Type: Perennial vine with roun...

43. Least Wanted: buckthorn

(File; Mon May 14 11:27:00 CDT 2012)

WANTEDGlossy buckthornFrangula alnus, Rhamnus frangulaUnwanted for: Infesting forested & open areas, displacingnative plants, reducing wildlife habitat, poor wildlife foodPlant Type: Shrub or small tree with somewhat shiny leaves,con...

44. Least Wanted: goutweed

(File; Mon May 14 11:28:00 CDT 2012)

WANTEDGoutweed, Bishop’s weedAegopodium podagrariaUnwanted for: Aggressively infesting forested & open areas,displacing native plants including tree seedlingsPlant Type: Creeping perennial, leaves solid green or with whiteedges. Spre...

45. Least Wanted: knotweed

(File; Mon May 14 11:28:00 CDT 2012)

WANTEDJapanese KnotweedPolygonum cuspidatumUnwanted for: Infesting riverbanks & disturbed areas, displacin gnative plants, reducing wildlife habitatPlant Type: Perennial with hollow bamboo-like stems up to 10’tall. Plants spread by s...

46. Least Wanted: burning bush

(File; Mon May 14 11:29:00 CDT 2012)

WANTED“Wings” on stemsAutumn foliageWinged Burning BushEuonymus alatusUnwanted for: Forming dense thickets that displace native plants.Seeds dispersed by birds allow for wide distribution awayfrom original plantings.Plant Type: A deciduo...

47. Least Wanted: garlic mustard

(File; Mon May 14 11:30:00 CDT 2012)

WANTEDFlowering stemsBasal leavesGarlic mustardAlliaria petiolataUnwanted for: Infesting natural areas, displacing native plants,poisoning butterflies, sterilizing soils & preventing treeseedling growth.Plant Type: Biennial herb with...

48. Least Wanted: bush honeysuckle

(File; Mon May 14 11:31:00 CDT 2012)

WANTEDBush HoneysuckleLonicera morrowii, tartarica, x bella, maackiiUnwanted for: Infesting forested and open areas, displacingnative plants, reducing wildlife habitatPlant Type: Shrub with opposite oval leaves; bark is tan to g rayand s...

49. Least Wanted: Japanese honeysuckle

(File; Mon May 14 11:31:00 CDT 2012)

WANTEDJapanese HoneysuckleLonicera japonicaUnwanted for: Killing young trees by wrapping around them.Forming dense mats in the canopies of trees, preven tingundergrowth. Outcompeting native vegetation.Plant Type: A semi-evergreen woody v...

50. Least Wanted: leafy spurge

(File; Mon May 14 11:32:00 CDT 2012)

WANTEDLeafy SpurgeEuphorbia esulaUnwanted for: Releasing toxins that inhibit other plant growth.Ability to resprout from small root fragments. Aggressivelyinvading areas of open land.Plant Type: A perennial herb with alternate, lance sha...