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Field Guide

A Field Guide for the Identification of Invasive Plants in Southern Forests

Update of Jim Miller's book now providing information on accurate identification of 56 plants that are aggressively invading forests of the 13 Southern States at alarming rates.

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Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey

With the enormous range of foreign and domestic pests that could wreak havoc on native plant species and agricultural industries, protecting U.S. agriculture and plant resources... More info...

Road Crew Training Resources

Cogongrass Road Crew
Training Resources

Cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica) is one of the worst invasive plants we have in the South. This link contains information and resources for Extension agents to conduct a short informational training program for their county road crews. More info...


Invasive Plant Atlas of the U.S.

This web site is a collaborative project between the National Park Service and the University of Georgia - Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. More info...

Responses to Silvicultural Practices

Invasive Plant Responses to Silvicultural Practices in the South

This guide is intended to aid foresters and managers in the southeastern United States in developing management plans and managing forests threatened by invasive plants. This guide integrates identification of invasive plants, potential mechanisms for spread (natural seed or vegetative production, or human induced spread by cultural practices) and a suite of silvicultural management/control practices. More info...


The Nature Conservancy Global Invasive Species Team Website

TNC's Global Invasive Species Team (GIST) was disbanded in March 2009. The GIST web site including the Element Stewardship Abstracts, images and INVASIPEDIA were in danger of becoming lost. in collaboration with the Global Invasive Species Team, is pleased to announce that the GIST web site has been archived. More info...

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Nonnative Invasive Species in Southern Forest and Grassland Ecosystems

The Southern Region Task Force for assessing nonnative invasive species (NNIS) was assembled in August 2006 to prioritize NNIS posing the highest threats to forests and grassland ecosystems in the South. The Task Force collaboratively compiled a list of the most potentially damaging invasive species from multiple existing databases and through surveys of Forest Service regional staff. More info...

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Maps of Occupation and Estimates of Acres Covered by Nonnative Invasive Plants in Southern Forests

Regional Maps of occupation and coverage estimates are accessible for 33 recognized nonnative plants invading forests of the 13 southern States using U.S. Forest Service's Southern Research Station Forest Inventory and Analysis data. More info...


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National Association of EPPCs Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council Florida Invasive Species Partnership River to River CWMA