An assessment of invasive plant species monitored by the Northern Research Station Forest Inventory and Analysis Program, 2005 through 2010Author(s): Cassandra M. Kurtz
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-109. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 70 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionInvasive plant species are a worldwide concern due to the high ecological and economic costs associated with their presence. This document describes the plant characteristics and regional distribution of the 50 invasive plant species monitored from 2005 through 2010 on forested Phase 2 (P2) Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) plots in the 24 states of the Northern Research Station. Genus level data for nonnative bush honeysuckles (Lonicera species) are included from 2005 through 2006. The data are from plots that are monitored in forested areas for public and private ownership classes.
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CitationKurtz, Cassandra M. 2013. An assessment of invasive plant species monitored by the Northern Research Station Forest Inventory and Analysis Program, 2005 through 2010. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-109. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 70 p.
Keywordsalien plants, exotic plants, exotic weeds, introduced plants, invasion, invasive plants, invasive species, invasive weeds, noxious plants
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