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THREAT
LATIN NAME
INVASIVE PLANTS   Back to Top
       Bull Thistle Cirsium vulgare
       Canada Thistle Cirsium arvense
       Cheatgrass Bromus tectorum
       Common Chickweed Stellaria media
       Common Mullein Verbascum thapsus
       Common Tansy Tanacetum vulgare
       Dame's Rocket Hesperis matronalis
       Eurasian Water Milfoil Myriophyllum spicatum
       European Mountain Ash Sorbus aucuparia
       Garlic Mustard Alliaria petiolata
       Giant Knotweed Polygonum sachalinense
       Ground Ivy Glechoma hederacea
       Hairy Vetch Vicia villosa
       Hoary False Madwort Berteroa incana
       Japanese Knotweed Polygonum cuspidatum
       Orange Hawkweed Hieracium aurantiacum
       Oxeye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare
       Purple Loosestrife Lythrum salicaria
       Quackgrass Elymus repens
       Reed Canary Grass Phalaris arundinacea
       Reed Mannagrass Glyceria maxima
       Sheep Sorrel Rumex acetosella
       Shepherd's Purse Capsella bursa-pastoris
       Tall Fescue Lolium arundinaceum
       Tatarian Honeysuckle Lonicera tatarica
       Weeping Willow Salix x sepulcralis
       Wild Garlic Allium vineale
       Wild Parsnip Pastinaca sativa
       Yellow Sweetclover Melilotus officinalis
       Yellow Toadflax Linaria vulgaris
INSECTS   Back to Top
       Birch Leafminer Fenusa pumila
       Eastern Larch Beetle Dendroctonus simplex
       Larch Sawfly Pristiphora erichsonii
DISEASES   Back to Top
       Armillaria Root Disease Armillaria mellea
CLIMATE   Back to Top
       Climate Change
       Drought
       Flooding
       Ice Storms
LOSS OF OPEN SPACE   Back to Top
       Conversion
       Fragmentation
       Parcellation
POLLUTION   Back to Top
       Acid Deposition
       Salt Injury
WILDLAND FIRES   Back to Top
       Lack of Fuels Treatment
       Wildland Arson
UNMANAGED RECREATION   Back to Top
       Off-Highway Vehicles

The items above are part of an initial list of forest threats. These should not be interpreted as the top threats affecting forests in the Eastern U.S. We appreciate your feedback as additional forest threats are added to this page and as we work to further develop the forest threat summary viewer tool.