2019 FLEPPC List of Invasive Plant Species

2019 FLEPPC List of Invasive Plant Species

This is the current list being used by FISC, also available here.


Scientific Name Common Name Rank Links Hort
Abrus precatorius rosarypea Category I image image image image yes
Acacia auriculiformis earleaf acacia Category I image image image image yes
Adenanthera pavonina red beadtree Category II image image image yes
Agave sisalana sisal Category II image image image yes
Albizia julibrissin mimosa Category I image image image image yes
Albizia lebbeck woman's tongue tree Category I image image image image yes
Alstonia macrophylla deviltree Category II image image image no
Alternanthera philoxeroides alligatorweed Category II image image image image no
Antigonon leptopus coral vine Category II image image image image yes
Ardisia crenata coral ardisia Category I image image image image yes
Ardisia elliptica shoebutton ardisia Category I image image image image yes
Ardisia japonica Japanese ardisia Category II image image image image yes
Aristolochia elegans elegant dutchman's pipe Category II image image yes
Asparagus aethiopicus Sprenger's asparagus fern Category I image image image image yes
Asystasia gangetica Chinese violet Category II image image image image yes
Bauhinia variegata mountain ebony Category I image image image image yes
Begonia cucullata clubed begonia Category II image image image image no
Bischofia javanica Javanese bishopwood Category I image image image image yes
Broussonetia papyrifera paper-mulberry Category II image image image image yes
Bruguiera gymnorhiza red mangrove Category II image image image no
Callisia fragrans basketplant Category II image image image yes
Callistemon viminalis bottlebrush Category II image image image yes
Calophyllum antillanum Antilles calophyllum Category I image image image image yes
Casuarina cunninghamiana river sheoak Category II image image image no
Casuarina equisetifolia Australian-pine Category I image image image image yes
Casuarina glauca gray sheoak Category I image image image image yes
Cecropia palmata trumpet tree Category II image image image no
Cenchrus polystachios mission grass Category II image image image image no
Cenchrus purpureus elephant grass Category I image image image image yes
Cenchrus setaceus crimson fountaingrass Category II image image image image yes
Cestrum diurnum day jessamine Category II image image image image yes
Chamaedorea seifrizii Seifriz's chamaedorea Category II image image image yes
Cinnamomum camphora camphortree Category I image image image image yes
Clematis terniflora sweet autumn virginsbower Category II image image image image yes
Cocos nucifera coconut palm Category II image image image yes
Colocasia esculenta coco yam, wild taro Category I image image image image yes
Colubrina asiatica Asian nakedwood Category I image image image image no
Crassocephalum crepidioides redflower ragleaf Category II image image image yes
Cryptostegia madagascariensis Madagascar rubbervine Category II image image image yes
Cupaniopsis anacardioides carrotwood Category I image image image image yes
Cyperus involucratus umbrella plant Category II image image image image yes
Cyperus prolifer miniature flatsedge Category II image image image image yes
Dactyloctenium aegyptium crowfootgrass Category II image image image no
Dalbergia sissoo Indian rosewood Category II image image image yes
Dalechampia scandens spurgecreeper Category II image image image no
Deparia kaalaana serpent fern Category I image image no
Deparia petersenii Japanese false spleenwort Category I image image image no
Dioscorea alata winged yam Category I image image image image yes
Dioscorea bulbifera air-potato Category I image image image image yes
Eichhornia crassipes common water hyacinth Category I image image image image yes
Elaeagnus pungens thorny olive Category II image image image image yes
Elaeagnus umbellata autumn olive Category II image image image yes
Epipremnum pinnatum cv. aureum golden pothos Category II image image image yes
Eugenia uniflora Surinam cherry Category I image image image image yes
Eulophia graminea Eulophia ground orchid Category II image image image image yes
Ficus altissima council tree Category II image image image yes
Ficus microcarpa Chinese banyan Category I image image image image yes
Flacourtia indica governor's plum Category II image image image yes
Hemarthria altissima limpograss Category II image image image yes
Heteropterys brachiata Beechey's withe Category II image image image no
Hydrilla verticillata hydrilla Category I image image image image no
Hygrophila polysperma miramar weed Category I image image image image yes
Hymenachne amplexicaulis West Indian marsh grass Category I image image image image no
Hyparrhenia rufa jaraguagrass Category II image image image no
Imperata cylindrica cogongrass Category I image image image image no
Ipomoea aquatica swamp morning-glory Category I image image image image no
Ipomoea carnea ssp. fistulosa gloria de la manana Category II image image image yes
Jasminum dichotomum Gold Coast jasmine Category I image image image image no
Jasminum fluminense Brazilian jasmine Category I image image image image yes
Kalanchoe pinnata cathedral bells Category II image image image yes
Kalanchoe x houghtonii hybrid mother of millions Category II image image yes
Koelreuteria elegans flamegold Category II image image image image yes
Landoltia punctata dotted duckmeat Category II image image image image no
Lantana strigocamara R. W. Sanders lantana Category I image image image image yes
Leucaena leucocephala white leadtree Category II image image image image yes
Ligustrum lucidum glossy privet Category I image image image image yes
Ligustrum sinense Chinese privet Category I image image image image yes
Limnophila sessiliflora limnophila Category II image image image image yes
Livistona chinensis fountain palm Category II image image image yes
Lonicera japonica Japanese honeysuckle Category I image image image image yes
Ludwigia peruviana primrose-willow Category I image image image image no
Lumnitzera racemosa black mangrove Category I image image image image no
Luziola subintegra watergrass Category I image image image image no
Lygodium japonicum Japanese climbing fern Category I image image image image no
Lygodium microphyllum old world climbing fern Category I image image image image no
Macfadyena unguis-cati catclaw-vine Category I image image image image yes
Macroptilium lathyroides wild bushbean Category II image image image image no
Manilkara zapota sapodilla Category I image image image image yes
Megathyrsus maximus guineagrass Category II image image image image yes
Melaleuca quinquenervia melaleuca Category I image image image image yes
Melia azedarach chinaberry Category II image image image yes
Melinis minutiflora molassesgrass Category II image image image yes
Melinis repens natalgrass Category I image image image image yes
Merremia tuberosa Spanish arborvine Category II image image image yes
Microstegium vimineum Japanese stiltgrass Category I image image image no
Mikania micrantha mile-a-minute Category II image image image yes
Mimosa pigra catclaw mimosa Category I image image image image no
Momordica charantia balsamapple Category II image image image image yes
Murraya paniculata orange jessamine Category II image image image yes
Myriophyllum spicatum Eurasian water-milfoil Category II image image image image no
Nandina domestica sacred bamboo Category I image image image image yes
Nephrolepis brownii Asian swordfern Category I image image image no
Nephrolepis cordifolia narrow swordfern Category I image image image image yes
Neyraudia reynaudiana burmareed Category I image image image image no
Nymphoides cristata crested floating heart Category I image image image image yes
Paederia cruddasiana sewer vine Category I image image image image no
Paederia foetida skunk-vine Category I image image image image no
Panicum repens torpedograss Category I image image image image no
Passiflora biflora twoflower passionflower Category II image image image yes
Phoenix reclinata Senegal date palm Category II image image image yes
Phyllostachys aurea golden bamboo Category II image image image image yes
Pistia stratiotes water lettuce Category I image image image image yes
Pittosporum pentandrum Taiwanese cheesewood Category II image image image no
Platycerium bifurcatum elkhorn fern Category II image image image yes
Praxelis clematidea praxelis Category II image image image no
Psidium cattleianum strawberry guava Category I image image image image yes
Psidium guajava guava Category I image image image image yes
Pteris vittata ladder brake Category II image image image image no
Ptychosperma elegans ptychosperma Category II image image image yes
Pueraria montana var. lobata kudzu Category I image image image image yes
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa rose myrtle Category I image image image image yes
Richardia grandiflora largeflower Mexican clover Category II image image image no
Ricinus communis castorbean Category II image image image image yes
Rotala rotundifolia roundleaf toothcup Category II image image image image yes
Ruellia blechum Browne's blechum Category II image image image yes
Ruellia simplex Britton's wild petunia Category I image image image image yes
Salvinia minima water fern Category I image image image image yes
Sansevieria hyacinthoides iguanatail Category II image image image yes
Scaevola taccada beach naupaka Category I image image image image yes
Schefflera actinophylla octopus tree Category I image image image yes
Schinus terebinthifolius Brazilian peppertree Category I image image image image yes
Scleria lacustris lakeshore nutrush Category I image image image image no
Scleria microcarpa tropical nutrush Category I image image image image no
Senna pendula var. glabrata valamuerto Category I image image image image no
Sesbania punicea red sesbania Category II image image image image yes
Sida planicaulis sida Category II image image no
Solanum diphyllum twoleaf nightshade Category II image image image no
Solanum tampicense wetland nightshade Category I image image image no
Solanum torvum turkeyberry Category II image image image image yes
Solanum viarum tropical soda apple Category I image image image image no
Spermacoce verticillata shrubby false buttonweed Category II image image image yes
Sphagneticola trilobata Bay Biscayne creeping-oxeye Category II image image image image yes
Sporobolus indicus var. pyramidalis West Indian dropseed Category I image image image no
Stachytarpheta cayennensis cayenne porterweed Category II image image image yes
Syagrus romanzoffiana queen palm Category II image image image yes
Syngonium podophyllum American evergreen Category I image image image yes
Syzygium cumini Java plum Category I image image image yes
Syzygium jambos Malabar plum Category II image image image yes
Talipariti tiliaceum var. tiliaceum sea hibiscus Category II image image image yes
Tectaria incisa incised halberd fern Category I image image image image no
Terminalia catappa tropical almond Category II image image image image yes
Terminalia muelleri Australian almond Category II image image image no
Thelypteris opulenta jeweled maiden fern Category I image image no
Thespesia populnea portia tree Category I image image image no
Tradescantia fluminensis white-flowered spiderwort Category I image image image image yes
Tradescantia spathacea boatlily Category II image image image yes
Triadica sebifera Chinese tallowtree Category I image image image image yes
Tribulus cistoides Jamaica feverplant Category II image image image image no
Urena lobata Caesarweed Category I image image image image yes
Urochloa mutica paragrass Category I image image image image no
Vernicia fordii tungoil tree Category II image image image image yes
Vitex rotundifolia beach vitex Category I image image image image yes
Vitex trifolia simpleleaf chastetree Category II image image image yes
Washingtonia robusta Washington fan palm Category II image image image yes
Wisteria sinensis Chinese wisteria Category II image image image image yes
Xanthosoma sagittifolium arrowleaf elephant's ear Category II image image image image yes