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Invasive Species Lists

Provides official lists of species declared invasive, noxious, prohibited, or otherwise harmful. Most are geographically focused.

United States

Federal Government

Invasive Plants List
USDA. FS. Fire Effects Information System.
Emphasis is primarily fire related; does not include all invasive species of interest.

Invasive Non-Native Plants That Threaten Wildlands in Arizona
DOI. USGS. Southwest Exotic Plant Information Clearinghouse; Arizona Wildlands Invasive Plant Working Group.

Great Lakes Aquatic Nonindigenous Species Information System (GLANSIS)
DOC. NOAA. Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory.

National Pests of Concern - Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey Program
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

Weed Lists
DOI. USGS. Southwest Exotic Plant Information Clearinghouse.

State Government

Arizona Priority Weeds List
Arizona Department of Transportation. Natural Resources Management Group.

Hawaii's Most Invasive Horticultural Plants
Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources. Division of Forestry and Wildlife.

Illegal Aquatic Plants - South Carolina Noxious Weed List (PDF | 224 KB)
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Aquatic Nuisance Species Program.

Jefferson County's (Colorado) Noxious Weed List
State of Colorado. Jefferson County. Weed and Pest Management Program.

Massachusetts Prohibited Plant List (Effective Jan 1, 2006)
Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources.

Washington State Noxious Weed List
Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board.

Stevens County 2008 Noxious Weed List (approved Feb 26, 2008)
Stevens (Washington) County Noxious Weed Control Board.


Invasive Plant Information - State and Provincial Weed Lists
Montana State University. Center for Invasive Plant Management.

New Mexico State Noxious Weeds Lists (select topic - noxious weeds list)
New Mexico State University.

Non-Native Invasive Aquatic, Wetland and Upland Plants in the United States
University of Florida.

State Noxious Weed List
Colorado State University. Colorado Environmental Pesticide Education Program.

Western Rangeland Weeds
University of Arizona.
Extensive resource developed by the University of Arizona, Arid Lands Information Center in cooperation with Invasivespeciesinfo.gov


Alien Plant Invaders of Natural Areas
Plant Conservation Alliance. Alien Plant Working Group.

California Invasive Plant Inventory
California Invasive Plant Council.

Connecticut Invasive Plant List (Jan 2004)
Connecticut Invasive Plants Council.

Hawaii's Priority Invasive Species
Hawaii Invasive Species Partnership.

Plants to Avoid When Landscaping
Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

Invasive Plants Lists
Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council.

Invasive Plants of the Eastern United States: Identification and Control
Published by: University of Georgia; USDA. APHIS. Plant Protection and Quarantine; USDA. FS. Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team.

Invasive Plants of the Thirteen Southern States
Published by: USDA. Forest Service; Bugwood Network.

Mid-Atlantic Alien Plant Invaders of Natural Areas
Plant Conservation Alliance. Alien Plant Working Group.

Mid-Atlantic Alien Plant Invaders of Natural Areas (includes photos)

Nuisance Species Lists for the NEANS Region (Freshwater, Marine & Wetland)
Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Panel.
Includes: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, Multi-State, Multi-Provincial, National - U.S., National - Canada

Regional Lists of Pests (Sep 2004)
Published by Faith Campell. Information is no longer maintained but provides useful information.

State Invasive Plant Lists (New England States)
New England Wild Flower Society.

Weed Lists
Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk Project.

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Non-U.S. country/regional lists of noxious weeds
Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk (HEAR) Project


Declared Weeds
Northern Territory Department of Natural Resources, Environment, The Arts and Sport (Australia).

List of Exotic Animals in Australia Subject to Risk Assessment

Rod Randall's Big Weed List
Compiled by Rod Randall, Australia Department of Agriculture.

National List of Naturalised Invasive and Potentially Invasive Garden Plants for Australia
World Wildlife Fund Australia.


Invasive Species in British Columbia
British Columbia Ministry of Forests (Canada). Research Branch.
British Columbia Plant Species Codes and Selected Attributes (Version 5 Database)

Invasive Plant Information - State and Provincial Weed Lists (includes several Provinces in Canada)
Montana State University. Center for Invasive Plant Management.


Audit of Non-Native Species in England (PDF | 532 KB)
English Nature.

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