Invasive Plant Factsheet
Liriope spicata is native to China and Vietnam and was introduced to the United States as an ornamental. One of the most frequently planted ground covers, this aggressively spreading perennial has appeared in scattered infestations throughout the Southeast and has been identified as an emerging threat to natural areas in the Mid-Atlantic Region. In Alexandria and Arlington, Virginia both L. spicata and L. muscari are considered invasive.
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