invasive plants of Union...

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

Blaustängelige Besensegge

PRA

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