Practical information to identify and manage non-native, invasive plants and animals
The Quiet Invasion:
A Guide to Invasive Species of the Galveston Bay Area
Terrestrial
Below is a list of species that have the habitat Terrestrial.
Plants (33)
Balloonvine, love in a puff
Balloonvine, love in a puff

Cardiospermum halicacabum
Bluestem; Kleberg, Angleton, and yellow
Bluestem; Kleberg, Angleton, and yellow

Dichanthium annulatum; Dichanthium aristatum; Bothriochloa ischaemum var. songarica
Brazilian peppertree
Brazilian peppertree

Schinus terebinthifolius
Bushkiller, Java, Javan grape
Bushkiller, Java, Javan grape

Cayratia japonica
Castorbean
Castorbean

Ricinus communis
Chinaberry, pride of India, Indian lilac, umbrella tree
Chinaberry, pride of India, Indian lilac, umbrella tree

Melia azedarach
Chinese elm
Chinese elm

Ulmus parvifolia
Chinese tallow tree, popcorn tree
Chinese tallow tree, popcorn tree

Triadica sebifera
Chinese wisteria
Chinese wisteria

Wisteria sinensis
Cogongrass
Cogongrass

Imperata cylindrica
Deep-rooted sedge
Deep-rooted sedge

Cyperus entrerianus
Elephant ear, coco yam, wild taro
Elephant ear, coco yam, wild taro

Colocasia esculenta
Giant reed, giant cane
Giant reed, giant cane

Arundo donax
Golden bamboo
Golden bamboo

Phyllostachys aurea
Japanese climbing fern
Japanese climbing fern

Lygodium japonicum
Japanese dodder
Japanese dodder

Cuscuta japonica
Japanese honeysuckle
Japanese honeysuckle

Lonicera japonica
Johnsongrass
Johnsongrass

Sorghum halepense
Kudzu, Japanese arrowroot
Kudzu, Japanese arrowroot

Pueraria montana
Lead tree, Leucaena, haole koa
Lead tree, Leucaena, haole koa

Leucaena leucocephala
Macartney rose
Macartney rose

Rosa bracteata
Melaleuca, punktree, cajeput, Australian paperback
Melaleuca, punktree, cajeput, Australian paperback

Melaleuca quinquenervia
Motojo-bobo, childa, alien weed, bitter gingerleaf
Motojo-bobo, childa, alien weed, bitter gingerleaf

Lycianthes asarifolia
Multiflora rose
Multiflora rose

Rosa multiflora
Old world climbing fern, small leaf climbing fern
Old world climbing fern, small leaf climbing fern

Lygodium microphyllum
Privet, Chinese
Privet, Chinese

Ligustrum sinense
Privet, Japanese
Privet, Japanese

Ligustrum japonicum
Russian olive
Russian olive

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Saltcedar, tamarisk
Saltcedar, tamarisk

Tamarix ramosissima
Silktree mimosa
Silktree mimosa

Albizia julibrissin
Tree-of-heaven, Ailanthus, copal tree
Tree-of-heaven, Ailanthus, copal tree

Ailanthus altissima
Tropical soda apple
Tropical soda apple

Solanum viarum
Vaseygrass
Vaseygrass

Paspalum urvillei
Animals (12)
Argentine ant
Argentine ant

Linepithema humile
Asian long-horned beetle
Asian long-horned beetle

Anoplophora glabripennis
Asian tiger mosquito
Asian tiger mosquito

Aedes albopictus
Brown tree snake
Brown tree snake

Boiga irregularis
Cactus moth
Cactus moth

Cactoblastis cactorum
Emerald ash borer
Emerald ash borer

Agrilus planipennis
Feral hog/pig
Feral hog/pig

Sus scrofa
Formosan subterranean termite
Formosan subterranean termite

Coptotermes formosanus
Monk parakeet
Monk parakeet

Myiopsitta monachus
Muscovy duck
Muscovy duck

Cairina moschata
Pythons and constrictors
Pythons and constrictors

Python sp., Eunectes sp.
Red imported fire ant; RIFA
Red imported fire ant; RIFA

Solenopsis invicta
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