By clicking on the Dutch or French species name in the plant list below, you can find additional information on the species of Union concern, tailored to the situation in Belgium. It describes their present distribution in Belgium, their pathways of introduction and spread, how they threaten our environment, and how to identify them. It's important to note that it is not allowed to import, transport, commercialise, plant, breed, use and trade these plants nor to bring them into nature in Belgium nor the rest of the European Union. 


PLANTS


AQUATIC PLANTS
LATIN NAME ENGLISH DUTCH FRENCH GERMAN
Alternanthera philoxeroides Alligator weed Alligatorkruid Herbe à alligator  Alligatorkraut
Cabomba caroliniana Fanwort Waterwaaier Cabomba de Caroline  Karolina-Haarnixe
Eichhornia crassipes Water hyacinth Waterhyacint Jacinthe d'eau  Wasserhyazinthe
Elodea nuttallii Nuttall's waterweed Smalle waterpest Élodée de Nuttall  Schmalblättrige Wasserpest
Gymnocoronis spilanthoides Senegal tea plant Smalle theeplant Faux hygrophile  Falscher wasserfreund
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides Floating pennywort Grote waternavel Hydrocotyle fausse-renoncule  Großer Wassernabel
Lagarosiphon major Curly waterweed Verspreidbladige waterpest Élodée à feuilles alternes  Wechselblatt-Wasserpest
Ludwigia grandiflora Water-primrose Waterteunisbloem Jussie à grandes fleurs  Großblütiges Heusenkraut
Ludwigia peploides Floating primrose-willow Kleine waterteunisbloem Jussie rampante  Flutendes Heusenkraut
Lysichiton americanus American skunk cabbage Moerasaronskelk Faux arum  Gelbe Scheincalla
Myriophyllum aquaticum Parrot's feather Parelvederkruid Myriophylle du Brésil  Brasilianisches Tausendblatt
Myriophyllum heterophyllum Broadleaf watermilfoil Ongelijkbladig vederkruid Myriophylle hétérophylle  Verschiedenblättriges Tausendblatt
Salvinia molesta Kariba weed Grote vlotvaren Salvinie géante Riesen-schwimmfarn
TERRESTRIAL PLANTS
TREE
LATIN NAME ENGLISH DUTCH FRENCH GERMAN
Acacia saligna Coojong Wilgacacia Mimosa bleuâtre Weidenblatt-Akazie    
Ailanthus alissima Tree of heaven Hemelboom Ailante glanduleux Götterbaum
Baccharis halimifolia Eastern baccharis Struikaster Séneçon en arbre  Kreuzstrauch
Prosopis juliflora Mesquite Mesquite Bayahonde Mesquite-strauch
Triadica sebifera Chinese tallow tree Talgboom Arbre à suif Chinesischer Talgbaum
GRASS
LATIN NAME ENGLISH DUTCH FRENCH GERMAN
Andropogon virginicus Broomsedge bluestem Amerikaans bezemgras Barbon de Virginie

Blaustängelige Besensegge

Cortaderia jubata Purple pampas grass Hoog pampasgras Herbe de la pampa pourpre Andenpampasgras
Ehrharta calycina Perennial veldtgrass Roze rimpelgras Ehrharte calicinale Ausdauerndes veldtgras
Microstegium vimineum Nepalese browntop Japans steltgras Herbe à échasses japonaise Japanisches stelzengras
Pennisetum setaceum Crimson fountaingrass Fraai lampenpoetsersgras Herbe aux écouvillons pourpres  Afrikanisches Lampenputzergras
CLIMBER
LATIN NAME ENGLISH DUTCH FRENCH GERMAN
Cardiospermum grandiflorum Balloon vine Ballonrank Corinde à grandes fleurs Ballonrebe
Humulus scandens Japanese hop Oosterse hop Houblon du Japon Japanischer hopfen
Lygodium japonicum Japanese climbing fern Japanse klimvaren Fougère grimpante du Japon Japanischer kletterfarn
Persicaria perfoliata Asiatic tearthumb Gestekelde duizendknoop Renouée perfoliée  Durchwachsener Knöterich
Pueraria montana (var lobata) Kudzu vine Kudzu Kudzu  Kudzu
OTHER
LATIN NAME ENGLISH DUTCH FRENCH GERMAN
Asclepias syriaca Common milkweed Zijdeplant Asclépiade de Syrie  Gewöhnliche Seidenpflanze
Gunnera tinctoria Chilean rhubarb Gewone gunnera/ Reuzenrabarber Rhubarbe géante du Chili  Chilenischer Riesenrhabarber
Heracleum mantegazzianum Giant hogweed Reuzenberenklauw Berce du Caucase  Riesenbärenklau
Heracleum persicum Persian hogweed Perzische berenklauw Berce de Perse  Persischer Bärenklau
Heracleum sosnowskyi Sosnowsky's hogweed Sosnowsky's berenklauw Berce de Sosnowsky  Sosnowskyi Bärenklau
Impatiens glandulifera Himalayan balsam Reuzenbalsemien Balsamine de l'Himalaya  Drüsiges springkraut
Lespedeza cuneata Chinese bushclover Chinese struikklaver Lespédéza soyeux  Japanischer klee
Parthenium hysterophorus Whitetop weed Schijnambrosia Fausse camomille  Karottenkraut