Invasive trees and plants

Some trees, shrubs, and other plants are not recommended for planting because they are considered invasive.

Invasive plants have a tendency to spread and disrupt ecosystems in natural areas such as state and national parks and forest preserves. They can out-compete native plants, upsetting the balance of the ecosystem. They can make the habitat less suitable for native plants and animals. Invasive plant species are a significant and ongoing land management concern.

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Invasive trees and plants
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