Invasive non-native plants consume wildlife habitat and compete with crops. This section helps you identify and control more than 25 of the most common invasive plants in Missouri.

Autumn Olive Control

Invasive autumn olive in fruit
Learn to identify and control this highly invasive non-native shrubby tree in Missouri. More

Bush Honeysuckles Control

Image of a bush honeysuckles
Learn to identify and control invasive bush honeysuckles in Missouri. More

Callery Pear Invasive Species Fact Sheet

Use this publication to learn how to identify and control the Callery pear, also known as Bradford pear. More

Canada Thistle Control

Photo of Canada thistle flowers
Learn to identify and control this invasive plant. 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

Common Buckthorn Control

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

Common Reed Invasive Species Fact Sheet

Use this print-and-carry sheet to identify and control invasive reed canary grass on your Missouri Property. More

Crown Vetch Control

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

Common and Cut-Leaved Teasel Control

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

Garlic Mustard Control

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

Japanese Honeysuckle Control

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

Japanese Hop

Download this publication to learn how to identify and control Japanese Hop. More

Japanese Knotweed Invasive Species Fact Sheet

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

Japanese Stiltgrass Invasive Species Fact Sheet

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

Johnson Grass Control

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

Kudzu Control

Photo of a huge mass of kudzu vines covering trees and ground
Learn to identify and control this highly invasive vine in Missouri. More

Leafy Spurge Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive plant. More

Multiflora Rose Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive plant on your Missouri property. More

Musk Thistle Control

Photo of musk thistle showing fuzzy purple flowers on tall, prickly stems
Learn to identify and control this invasive plant on your Missouri property. More

Old World Bluestems Invasive Species Fact Sheet

Use this print-and-carry sheet to identify and control invasive Old World bluestem grasses on your Missouri property. More

Purple Loosestrife Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive plant on your Missouri property. More

Reed Canary Grass Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive grass on your Missouri property. More

Sericea Lespedeza Control

Photo of large group of sericea lespedeza plants
Learn to identify and control this invasive plant on your Missouri property. More

Spotted Knapweed Invasive Species Fact Sheet

Use this print-and-carry sheet to identify and control noxious spotted knapweed on your Missouri property. More

Tall Fescue Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive grass on your Missouri property. More

White and Yellow Sweet Clover Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive plant on your Missouri property. More

Wintercreeper Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive vine on your Missouri property. More
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