Invasive Species

With funding from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Uplands Invasive Plants Managment Section FNAI has developed the educational resources below to help disseminate information on a number of invasive exotic plant species. The species below were chosen by FNAI and Cooperative Invasive Species Management Areas (CISMAs) as high priority species for Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR).

Native Look-alikes

Click the image below to download a
Native Exotic Workshop Presentation (pptx)


Examples:

PDF information sheet for handouts:

JPG summary for presentations:

Species Descriptions

Species PDF handout JPG summary

Abrus precatorius

Acacia auriculiformis

Adenanthera pavonina

Agave sisalana

Alocasia macrorrhizos

Anredera vesicaria

Antigonon leptopus

Ardisia crenata

Ardisia elliptica

Ardisia japonica

Arundo donax

Asclepias curassavica

Asparagus aethiopicus

Azolla pinnata

Barleria cristata

Bauhinia purpurea

Begonia cucullata

Bischofia javanica

Broussonetia papyrifera

Callisia fragrans

Calophyllum antillanum

Casuarina spp.

Cestrum diurnum

Cestrum nocturnum

Cinnamomum camphora

Clerodendrum chinense

Coccinia grandis

Colubrina asiatica

Commelina benghalensis

Crotalaria spectabilis

Cryptocoryne walkeri

Cryptostegia madagascariensis

Cupaniopsis anacardioides

Cuscuta japonica

Cyperus alopecuroides

Cyperus entrerianus

Dalbergia sissoo

Dalechampia scandens

Dianella ensifolia

Dichrostachys cinerea ssp. africana

Dioscorea bulbifera

Dioscorea polystachya

Eichhornia azurea

Elaeagnus angustifolia

Elaeagnus umbellata

Epipremnum pinnatum

Eucalyptus grandis

Eucalyptus torelliana

Eulophia graminea

Fallopia japonica

Ficus altissima

Flacourtia indica

Furcraea foetida

Hydrilla verticillata

Hygrophila polysperma

Hylocereus undatus

Hymenachne amplexicaulis

Hyptis brevipes

Ipomoea aquatica

Ipomoea carnea fistulosa

Iris pseudacorus

Ixora coccinea

Jacquinia arborea

Jacquinia racemosa

Jasminum dichotomum

Jasminum fluminense

Jatropha curcas

Kalanchoe daigremontiana

Kalanchoe pinnata

Koelreuteria elegans ssp. formosana

Lantana camara

Ligustrum lucidum

Limnophila indica

Lumnitzera racemosa

Luziola subintegra

Lygodium japonicum

Lygodium microphyllum

Melinis repens

Merremia tuberosa

Microstegium vimineum

Mikania micrantha

Mimusops coriacea

Mucuna pruriens

Myriophyllum spicatum

Nandina domestica

Neyraudia reynaudiana

Nymphoides cristata

Paederia cruddasiana

Paederia foetida

Panicum maximum

Parthenium hysterophorus

Pennisetum setaceum

Perilla frutescens

Phyllanthus fluitans

Phyllostachys aurea

Phymatosorus scolopendria

Praxelis clematidea

Pseudelephantopus spicatus

Pueraria montana var. lobata

Pyrostegia venusta

Pyrus calleryana

Rhodomyrtus tomentosa

Rosa multiflora

Rottboellia cochinchinensis

Ruellia blechum

Ruellia simplex

Salsola kali

Salvinia molesta

Schinus terebinthifolius

Scleria microcarpa

Senna alata

Senna pendula

Solanum diphyllum

Solanum torvum

Solanum viarum

Syzygium cumini

Talipariti tiliaceum

Tamarix canariensis

Terminalia catappa

Terminalia muelleri

Thespesia populnea

Tradescantia spathacea

Trema orientalis

Triadica sebifera

Tribulus cistoides

Urena lobata

Urochloa mutica

Vitex rotundifolia

Vitex trifolia