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Invasive Plants

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Luke Mummert

on 12 April 2013

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What are Invasive Species? Controlling
Invasives Plants on DCNR's "Watch" List How They Thrive Invasive Species- Invasive Plant Species Common Pennsylvania
Invasive Plants Other PA Invasive Species Chinese Wisteria Ways Invasive Plants Were Introduced Herbicides A non-native species whose introduction
does, or is likely to cause economic
or environmental harm or
harm to human health. 60% Horticultural Activities (Gardening & Planting Non-Native, Exotic Plants)
30% Conservation Efforts (Planting Windbreaks, Soil Erosion Control & Cover for Wildlife)
10% Accidental Introduction (Shipping Abroad & Ship Ballast Being Dumped with Seeds or Plants) Produce large numbers of new plants each season.
Tolerate many soil types and weather conditions.
Spread easily and efficiently, usually by wind, water, or animals.
Grow rapidly, allowing them to displace slower growing plants.
Spread rampantly when they are free of the natural checks and balances found in their native range. Natural Methods Mowing Kudzu Giant hogweed Beefsteak Plant Siberian Elm Norway Maple Johnson Grass Common Periwinkle Golden Bamboo White Mulberry Chinese Silvergrass Ravenna Grass Prevention & Not Spreading Invasive Plants Further Spraying Plants to Eradicate Them Planting Only Natives
Cleaning Gear & Vehicles
Early Detection of Invasive Species
Removal of Plants While at Low Densities
Minimize Land Disturbances
Replace Invasive with Native Species Works Cited http://youtu.be/BHInIQrO3cA?t=5m23sAbout. "Types of Invasive Plants". Youtube. 10 Jan 2013. Web. 10 April 2013.
Bower, Anne. "Norway Maple". 17 Sept 2009. www.flickr.com. Web. 8 April 2013.
Delores. "Almost Covered". 3 Aug 2008. www.flickr.commiss35. "Path Through Giant Hogweed". 17 June 2009. www.flickr.com. Web. 8 April 2013.
Gr8LakesRestoration. "LITTLE THINGS big problems- Invasive Plants in Our Parks". Youtube. 3 Oct 2011. Web. 10 April 2013.
Hawman Photography. "Chinese Wisteria on the Arbor". 5 April 2013. www.flickr.com
inilegnAwen. "White Mulberry'. 11 June 2010. www.flicker.com. Web. 7April 2013.
Jamesie2. "Siberian Elm Tree". 3 June 2010. www.flickr.com. Web. 7April 2013.
Landsman, Jonathon. "Saccharum ravenne Ravenna Grass form.JPG". 20 Feb 2010. www.flickr.com. Web. 7April 2013.
Marotta, Paul. "PA cook Forest AUgust 2012". 24 Aug 2012. www.flickr.com. Web. 7April 2013.
Martin, Tim. "Perilla or Beefsteak Plant- Perilla Prutenscens". 24 Sept 2001. www.flickr.com. Web. 7 April 2013.
MrEcoGoats. "Eco-Goats Before-After #1". Youtube. 20 July 2009. Web. 10 April 2013.
Mountains to Sound Greenway. "04 Mowing Invasive Weeds". 5 May 2009. www.flickr.com. Web. 7April 2013. Mummert, Luke. "Woods". Photo. 11 April 2013.
~~"Hogweed Video". Video. 11 April 2013.
~~"Honeysuckle Video". Video. 11 April 2013.
~~"Woods Video". Video. 11 April 2013.
Nemo's great uncle. "# 6658 eulalia, Chinese Sivergrass". 11 Dec 2008. www.flickr.com. Web. 7April 2013.
New England Wild Flower Society. "Facts about Invasive Plants". 5 Sept 2008. Web. 8 April 2013.
Pavement flopper. "Spraying Herbicide". 28 April 2006. www.flickr.com. Web. 7April 2013.
PAWWRCP. "Invasive Plants of Pennsylvania". Youtube. 31 Aug 2010. Web. 10 April 2013.
Pennsylvania DCNR. "Invasive Plants". 2013. Web. 8 April 2013. <www.dcnr.state.pa.us>
Porcher, Michel. "Golden Bamboo". 2 Feb 2009. www.flickr.com. Web. 7April 2013
SunupTV. "Kudzu". YouTube. 17 Sept 2010. Web. 10 April 2013.
Tann, John. "Johnson Grass". 12 Jan 2009. www.flickr.com. Web. 7April 2013
The United States National Aboretum. "Invasive Plants". Aug 2008. Web. 8 April 2013. <www.usna.usda.gov>
Whatsinvasive. "Common Periwinkle". 27 June 2011. www.flickr.com. Web. 7 April 2013 SunupTV PAWRCP Delores Miss35 Martin Jamsie2 Tann Bower Hawkman Photography inilegnAwen Nemo's great uncle Porcher Whatsinvasive Landsman Pavement flopper MrEcoGoats Mountains to Sound Greenway About (New England Wild Flower Society) Mummert Examples in Southern York County Mummert Mummert Mummert Play from 5:23-6:00 Gr8LakesRestoration Play from 4:40-7:28
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