Invasive Plant Resources

  1. Virginia invasive species information, including news, invasive species lists, and fact sheets, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Natural Heritage Division.
  2. Plant Invaders of Mid-Atlantic Natural Areas, J. Swearingen, et al., National Park Service and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, 2014. With 80 invasives, plus native alternatives.
  3. A Field Guide for the Identification of Invasive Plants in Southern Forests, James H. Miller, et al., U.S. Forest Service, Southern Research Station Gen. Tech. Rpt SRS-119, 2010. Great pictures.
  4. A Management Guide for Invasive Plants in Southern ForestsJames H. Miller, et al., U.S. Forest Service, Southern Research Station Gen. Tech. Rpt SRS 131, 2015.
  5. Information about invasive plants in the U.S., including fact sheets. Plant Conservation Alliance
  6. Mistaken Identity? Invasive Plants and their Native Look-Alikes, Sarver et al., published by Delaware Department of Agriculture, 2008.
  7. Blue Ridge PRISM.  The Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management is a Cooperative Weed
    Management Area focusing on 10 counties along the northern Blue Ridge, including the entire Shenandoah
    National Park. Their website at https://blueridgeprism.org has excellent fact sheets on 12 of the worst invasives in our area and on removal techniques.
  8.  Non-Native Invasive Plant Species Control Treatments, Virginia Department of Forestry. Concise, up to date summary.

Compiled for the Virginia Native Plant Society by Ruth Douglas
cvilleruth@embarqmail.com (434-293-6538)
November, 2018