MIPN Field Guide Species List

Common Name Scientific Name Plant Type
Garlic mustard Alliaria petiolata Forbs
Plumeless thistle Carduus acanthoides Forbs
Musk thistle Carduus nutans Forbs
Spotted knapweed Centaurea stoebe Forbs
Canada thistle Cirsium arvense Forbs
Crown vetch Coronilla varia Forbs
Cutleaf teasel Dipsacus laciniatus Forbs
Common teasel Dipsacus sylvestris Forbs
Leafy spurge Euphorbia esula Forbs
Giant hogweed Heracleum mantegazzianum Forbs
Dame's Rocket Hesperis matronalis Forbs
White sweet clover Melilotus alba Forbs
Yellow sweet clover Melilotus officinalis Forbs
Wild parsnip Pastinaca sativa Forbs
Japanese knotweed Polygonum cuspidatum Forbs
Lesser celandine Ranunculus ficaria Forbs
Japanese hedge parsley Torilis japonica Forbs
Water hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes Floating Aquatic Plants
Water lettuce Pistia stratiotes Floating Aquatic Plants
Giant salvinia Salvinia molesta Floating Aquatic Plants
Alligatorweed Alternanthera philoxeroides Submerged Aquatic Plants
Brazillian elodea Egeria densa Submerged Aquatic Plants
Hydrilla Hydrilla verticillata Submerged Aquatic Plants
Eurasian watermilfoil Myriophyllum spicatum Submerged Aquatic Plants
Flowering rush Butomus umbellatus Forbs & Aquatic Plants
Purple loosestrife Lythrum salicaria Forbs & Aquatic Plants
Narrlowleaf cattail Typha angustifolia Forbs & Aquatic Plants
Hybrid cattail Typha x glauca Forbs & Aquatic Plants
Giant reed Arundo donax Grasses
Cheatgrass Bromus tectorum Grasses
Cogongrass Imperata cylindrica Grasses
Japanese stilt grass Microstegium vimineum Grasses
Chinese silvergrass Miscanthus sinensis Grasses
Reed canary grass Phalaris arundinacea Grasses
Common reed Phragmites australis Grasses
Porcelainberry Ampelopsis brevipedunculata Vines
Oriental bittersweet Celastrus orbiculatus Vines
Black swallowwort Cynanchum louiseae Vines
Pale swallowwort Cynanchum rossicum Vines
Air potato Dioscorea bulbifera Vines
Chinese yam Dioscorea oppositifolia Vines
English ivy Hedera helix Vines
Japanese hops Humulus japonicus Vines
Japanese honeysuckle Lonicera japonica Vines
Japanese climbing fern Lygodium japonicum Vines
Bittervine Mikania micrantha Vines
Mile-a-minute Polygonum perfoliatum Vines
Kudzu Pueraria montana Vines
Japanese barberry Berberis thunbergii Shrubs
Scotch broom Cytisus scoparius Shrubs
Autumn olive Elaegnus umbellata Shrubs
Glossy buckthorn Frangula alnus Shrubs
Sericea lespedeza Lespedeza cuneata Shrubs
Border privet Ligustrum obtusifolium Shrubs
Common privet Ligustrum vulgare Shrubs
Amur honeysuckle Lonicera maackii Shrubs
Morrow's honeysuckle Lonicera morrowii Shrubs
Tatarian honeysuckle Lonicera tatarica Shrubs
Bell's honeysuckle Lonicera x bella Shrubs
Common buckthorn Rhamnus cathartica Shrubs
Multiflora rosa Rosa multiflora Shrubs
Norway maple Acer platanoides Trees
Tree-of-heaven Ailanthus altissima Trees
European black alder Alnus glutinosa Trees
Melaleuca Melaleuca quinquenervia Trees
Princess tree Paulownia tomentosa Trees
Callery pear Pyrus calleryana Trees
Brazilian pepper Schinus terebinthifolius Trees
Siberian elm Ulmus pumila Trees
Common Name Scientific Name Plant Type