Banned Invasive Plants

The plants listed below are illegal to import, export, buy, sell or intentionally propagate after December 31, 2017. The ban includes all cultivars, varieties and hybrids of these plants.

Acer ginnala Amur Maple
Acer platanoides Norway Maple
Aegopodium podagraria Bishop’s Weed
Ailanthus altissima Tree of Heaven
Alliaria petiolata Garlic Mustard
Amorpha fruticosa False Indigo
Ampelopsis glandulosa Porcelain Berry
Artemisia vulgaris Common Mugwort
Berberis thunbergii Japanese Barberry
Berberis vulgaris Common Barberry
Celastrus orbiculatus Asiatic Bittersweet
Elaeagnus umbellata Autumn Olive
Euonymus alatus Winged Euonymus
Euphorbia cyparissias Cypress Spurge
Fallopia baldschuanica Chinese Bindweed
Fallopia japonica Japanese Knotweed
Frangula alnus Glossy Buckthorn
Hesperis matronalis Dame’s Rocket
Impatiens glandulifera Ornamental Jewelweed
Iris pseudacorus Yellow Iris
Ligustrum vulgare Common Privet
Lonicera japonica Japanese Honeysuckle
Lonicera maackii Amur or Bush Honeysuckle
Lonicera morrowii Morrow’s Honeysuckle
Lonicera tatarica Tatarian Honeysuckle
Lythrum salicaria Purple Loosestrife
Microstegium vimineum Japanese Stilt Grass
Paulownia tomentosa Paulownia
Persicaria perfoliata Mile-a-Minute Weed
Phellodendron amurense Amur Cork Tree
Populus alba White Cottonwood
Robinia pseudoacacia Black Locust
Rosa multiflora Multiflora Rose

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