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Invasive Plant Factsheet: Sweet Autumn Clematis (Clematis terniflora)

2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet: Sweet Autumn Clematis (Clematis terniflora)
It produces tremendous amounts of seed, allowing it to escape from cultivation into fencerows and roadsides where It forms a dense tangle that can smother native vegetation. It is reported as invasive in the eastern half of the U. S., in Arlington and Alexandria, and in nearby national parks. Continue reading

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Invasive Plant Factsheet: Porcelainberry (Ampelopsis brevipendiculata)

2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet: Porcelainberry (Ampelopsis brevipendiculata)
It is reported as invasive throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and is prolific in natural areas in Arlington. Continue reading

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Invasive Plant Factsheet: Japanese & Chinese Wisteria

2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet: Japanese & Chinese Wisteria
Favored for their rapid growth, dense foliage, and fragrant blooms, they have been used extensively as decorative additions to porches, walls, and gazebos. Unfortunately, they are now reported as invasive in forested areas throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast, including Northern Virginia. Continue reading

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Invasive Plant Factsheet: Periwinkle (Vinca Minor)

2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet: Periwinkle (Vinca minor)

Unfortunately still commonly sold as a ground cover, this trailing vine can escape cultivation and spread rapidly into natural areas. It is classified as invasive throughout the eastern United States, including Arlington and Alexandria. Continue reading

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