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THREAT
LATIN NAME
INVASIVE PLANTS   Back to Top
       Air Yam Dioscorea bulbifera
       Amur Honeysuckle Lonicera maackii
       Annual Bastard-Cabbage Rapistrum rugosum
       Bearded Beggarticks Bidens aristosa
       Beefsteak Plant Perilla frutescens
       Bigleaf Periwinkle Vinca major
       Bird's Foot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus
       Brazilian Peppertree Schinus terebinthifolius
       Bull Thistle Cirsium vulgare
       Bushkiller Cayratia japonica
       Callery Pear Pyrus calleryana
       Carolina Fanwort Cabomba caroliniana
       Cheatgrass Bromus tectorum
       Cherokee Rose Rosa laevigata
       Chinaberrytree Melia azedarach
       Chinese Lespedeza Lespedeza cuneata
       Chinese Privet Ligustrum sinense
       Chinese Wisteria Wisteria sinensis
       Chinese Yam Dioscorea oppositifolia
       Cogongrass Imperata cylindrica
       Common Bugle Ajuga reptans
       Common Burdock Arctium minus
       Common Chickweed Stellaria media
       Common Mullein Verbascum thapsus
       Common Periwinkle Vinca minor
       Common Reed Phragmites australis
       Common Teasel Dipsacus fullonum
       Crown Vetch Coronilla varia
       Cypress Spurge Euphorbia cyparissias
       Cypressvine Morningglory Ipomoea quamoclit
       Elephant Grass Pennisetum purpureum
       English Ivy Hedera helix
       Eurasian Water Milfoil Myriophyllum spicatum
       European Privet Ligustrum vulgare
       Field Bindweed Convolvulus arvensis
       Giant Asian Dodder Cuscuta japonica
       Giant Reed Arundo donax
       Glossy Privet Ligustrum lucidum
       Golden Bamboo Phyllostachys aurea
       Ground Ivy Glechoma hederacea
       Hairy Vetch Vicia villosa
       Hydrilla Hydrilla verticillata
       Japanese Climbing Fern Lygodium japonicum
       Japanese Clover Kummerowia striata
       Japanese Honeysuckle Lonicera japonica
       Japanese Privet Ligustrum japonicum
       Japanese Wisteria Wisteria floribunda
       Jimsonweed Datura stramonium
       Johnsongrass Sorghum halepense
       Jointhead Grass Arthraxon hispidus
       Kochia Kochia scoparia
       Kudzu Pueraria montana
       Macartney Rose Rosa bracteata
       Multiflora Rose Rosa multiflora
       Musk Thistle Carduus nutans
       Nepalese Browntop Microstegium vimineum
       Oriental Ladysthumb Polygonum caespitosum
       Oxeye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare
       Paper Mulberry Broussonetia papyrifera
       ParĂ¡ Grass Urochloa mutica
       Piedmont Bedstraw Galium pedemontanum
       Poison Hemlock Conium maculatum
       Princesstree Paulownia tomentosa
       Purple Loosestrife Lythrum salicaria
       Quackgrass Elymus repens
       Queen Anne's Lace Daucus carota
       Ricefield Flatsedge Cyperus iria
       Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus
       Russian Knapweed Acroptilon repens
       Russian Olive Elaeagnus angustifolia
       Russian Thistle Salsola kali
       Sacred Bamboo, Nandina Nandina domestica
       Saltcedar Tamarix ramosissima
       Scotch Thistle Onopordum acanthium
       Sheep Sorrel Rumex acetosella
       Shepherd's Purse Capsella bursa-pastoris
       Shrubby Lespedeza Lespedeza bicolor
       Siberian Elm Ulmus pumila
       Silktree Albizia julibrissin
       Spiny Plumeless Thistle Carduus acanthoides
       St. Johnswort Hypericum perforatum
       Star-of-Bethlehem Ornithogalum umbellatum
       Sweet Autumn Virginsbower Clematis terniflora
       Tall Fescue Lolium arundinaceum
       Tallowtree Triadica sebifera
       Tree-of-Heaven Ailanthus altissima
       Uruguayan Pampas Grass Cortaderia selloana
       Velvetleaf Abutilon theophrasti
       Weeping Lovegrass Eragrostis curvula
       White Mulberry Morus alba
       White Poplar Populus alba
       Whitetop Cardaria draba
       Wild Parsnip Pastinaca sativa
       Yellow Iris Iris pseudacorus
       Yellow Starthistle Centaurea solstitialis
       Yellow Sweetclover Melilotus officinalis
       Yellow Toadflax Linaria vulgaris
INSECTS   Back to Top
       Banded Elm Bark Beetle Scolytus schevyrewi
       Black Turpentine Beetle Dendroctonus terebrans
       Eastern Five-spined Engraver Ips grandicollis
       Eastern Six-spined Engraver Ips calligraphus
       Eastern Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma americanum
       Elm Leaf Beetle Xanthogaleruca luteola
       Fall Webworm Hyphantria cunea
       Forest Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma disstria
       Nantucket Pine Tip Moth Rhyacionia frustrana
       Pales Weevil Hylobius pales
       Pink Hibiscus Mealybug Maconellicoccus hirsutus
       Red Oak Borer Enaphalodes rufulus
       Small Southern Pine Engraver Ips avulsus
       Smaller European Elm Bark Beetle Scolytus multistriatus
       Soapberry Borer Agrilus prionurus
       Southern Pine Beetle Dendroctonus frontalis
       Texas Leafcutting Ant Atta texana
       Twolined Chestnut Borer Agrilus bilineatus
DISEASES   Back to Top
       Annosus Root Rot Heterobasidion annosum
       Armillaria Root Disease Armillaria mellea
       Brown Spot Needle Blight Scirrhia acicola
       Dutch Elm Disease Ophiostoma ulmi
       Fusiform Rust Cronartium fusiforme
       Littleleaf Disease
       Oak Decline
       Oak Wilt Ceratocystis fagacearum
CLIMATE   Back to Top
       Climate Change
       Drought
       Flooding
       Hurricanes
       Ice Storms
LOSS OF OPEN SPACE   Back to Top
       Conversion
       Fragmentation
       Parcellation
POLLUTION   Back to Top
       Acid Deposition
       Ozone
       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.