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Alert Species

The following species are additional unwanted horticulture plants to be on alert for in BC. Gardeners should avoid purchasing or planting.

Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)

Bristly Locust (Robinia hispida)

Cherry Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus)

Common European Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna)

Common Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)

Common Morning Glory (Convolvulus sepium)

Creeping Buttercup (Ranunculus repens)

Dame’s Rocket (Hesperis matronalis)

European Bittersweet (Solanum dulcamara)

European Mountain Ash (Sorbus aucuparia)

Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis)

Fragrant Water Lily (Nymphaea odorata)

Goutweed (Aegopodium podgraria)

Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum)

Horse Chestnut (Ausculus hippocastanum)

Knapweeds (Centaurea spp.)

Parrot Feather (Myriophyllum aquaticum)

Purple Deadnettle (Lamium purpureum)

Reed Canary Grass (Phalaris arundinacea var. picta)

Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae spp.)

Siberian Elm (Ulmus pumila)

Teasel (Dipsacus fullonum)

Tree of Heaven (Ailanthus altissima)

Wild Clematis/Old Man’s Beard (Clemaltis vitalba)

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