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Invasive Species

Invasive species are plants, animals, or pathogens that are non-native (or alien) to the
ecosystem under consideration and whose introduction causes or is likely to cause harm.


Invasive species listed below have been recognized by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources as being damaging and harmful to our state's local ecosystem. 

For additional information about these and other invasive species, contact:


Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Ohio Invasive Plant Council


This list will grow over time as more examples are received.

Names

Information

Photos

Fig Buttercup
Lesser Celandine
Pilewort

Ficaria verna

USDA Forest Service

Plant Conservation Alliance

Mount Airy Forest

Callery pear tree
(ornamental)

Pyrus calleryana

USDA Forest Service

Plant Conservation Alliance

Callery Pear

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