Read more: Daphne Laurel
Bright and beautiful, this plant steals valuable forage habitat from our deer and bears.
Read more: Orange Hawkweed
This climbing evergreen can topple trees and accelerate building deterioration
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Seed pods from Policeman’s helmet can explode and send seeds up to 5 meters away from the plant.
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This Provincially designated EDRR species has hopefully been eradicated from our region though we are still on the look out for it.
Read more: Garlic Mustard
Nearly 3 million seeds are produced by this aquatic invader.
Read more: Purple Loosestrife
This not-so-friendly giant causes problems for the environment and human health
Read more: Giant Hogweed
Scotch broom oozes toxic substances into the soil that prevents native plans from establishing.
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Himalayan blackberry can leap frog across an expanse of land in only a few years.
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Native to Europe, North Africa, Western Asia and the Mediterranean, yellow flag iris has escaped cultivation and is displacing native plant diversity.
Read more: Yellow Flag Iris
This resilient superweed can grow through concrete foundations and walls, and can grow from only a few milligrams of root fragment.
Read more: Japanese Knotweed
Illegal dumping had allowed this plant to take over precious parklands.
Read more: Yellow Lamium
"ISCMV'S New Look and our Season in Review" December 2015 NewsletterRead More!