Invasive Plants

Check Plant Status

UF | IFAS A scientific, Latin, alphabetical list of common landscaping plants. Users can type in plant name to search for a specific plant. https://assessment.ifas.ufl.edu/assessments/

Scientific names can be found at florida.plantatlas.usf.edu. Type the common name into the Search box and choose 'Common Name' from the drop-down search box. The result should show the scientific name.

Florida Plant Atlas search for common name





Plants to Avoid

Mexican Petunia http://assessment.ifas.ufl.edu/assessments/ruellia-simplex/

Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council

Invasive Species 101 - An Introduction to Invasive Species



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