Chesapeake Bay Field Office
Northeast Region

--Also see our guides to Native Plants --

Invasive Plants

Plant Invaders cover imageDid you know that some plant species can "escape" from your yard, and cause problems in parks, forests and other natural areas, sometimes miles away? Wind and birds can disperse seeds great distances. Vines can quickly spread from your yard to adjacent areas, eventually crowding out both new growth and the canopy.

Learn more about this problem, and how YOU can help:


Why BayScape?

Choosing Plants

How To

USFWS Plant List

Finding Natives

Other Web Resources


Online Native Plant Center now available to help you find native Plants of the same type, shape color, size and other desirable plant characteristics for creating attractive and more natural landscapes in your yard.


Last updated: June 28, 2011