Content tagged with "invasive species"

Chinese Yam (Leaves)

Photo of a pair of Chinese yam leaves
The leaves of Chinese yam are usually opposite (sometimes alternate toward branch tips), green, with 7-9 parallel veins, fiddle-shaped or heart-shaped, with pointed tip and two lobes near the base of the leaf. More

Chinese Yam (New Growth)

Photo of Chinese yam plant showing young foliage
The new growth of Chinese yam often has a reddish coloration at the base of the leaves. More

Chinese Yam Infestation

Photo of large mound of Chinese yam vines
Similar to kudzu, Chinese yam is an aggressive vine that overtakes nearly everything within reach that stands still long enough! Learn more about this invasive plant—and please don’t plant it! More

Chinese Yam Invasive Species Fact Sheet

Use this print-and-carry sheet to identify and control invasive Chinese yam on your Missouri property. More

Claws for Alarm

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Spothanded Crayfish
Why you should be concerned about invasive crayfish. More

Common and Cut-Leaved Teasel Control

Photo of common teasel flowering heads.
Learn to identify and control invasive teasels in Missouri. More

Common and Cut-Leaved Teasel Invasive Species Fact Sheet

Use this print-and-carry sheet to identify and control common and cut-leaved teasel in Missouri. More

Common Buckthorn

Rhamnus cathartica
You might see it for sale at a nursery, but don’t buy it! At least six states have banned this invasive exotic, and the difficult-to-control plant is causing problems here in Missouri, too. Learn how to identify it—and avoid it! More

Common Buckthorn Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive plant in Missouri. More

Common Buckthorn Invasive Species Fact Sheet

Use this print-and-carry sheet to identify and control invasive common buckthorn in Missouri. More