Invasive Plants

Invasive non-native plants consume wildlife habitat and compete with crops. This section helps you identify and control more than 25 of the most common invasive plants in Missouri.

Autumn Olive Control

Learn to identify and control this highly invasive non-native shrubby tree in Missouri.

Bush Honeysuckles Control

Learn to identify and control invasive bush honeysuckles in Missouri.

Callery Pear Invasive Species Fact Sheet

Use this publication to learn how to identify and control the Callery pear, also known as Bradford pear.

Canada Thistle Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive plant.

Chinese Yam Invasive Species Fact Sheet

Use this print-and-carry sheet to identify and control invasive Chinese yam on your Missouri property.

Common Buckthorn Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive plant in Missouri.

Common Reed Invasive Species Fact Sheet

Use this print-and-carry sheet to identify and control invasive reed canary grass on your Missouri Property.

Crown Vetch Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive plant in Missouri.

Common and Cut-Leaved Teasel Control

Learn to identify and control invasive teasels in Missouri.

Garlic Mustard Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive plant in Missouri.

Japanese Honeysuckle Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive vine in Missouri.

Japanese Hop

Download this publication to learn how to identify and control Japanese Hop.

Japanese Knotweed Invasive Species Fact Sheet

Use this print-and-carry sheet to identify and control invasive Japanese Knotweed on your Missouri property.

Japanese Stiltgrass Invasive Species Fact Sheet

Use this print-and-carry sheet to identify and control invasive stiltgrass on your Missouri property.

Johnson Grass Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive grass in Missouri.

Kudzu Control

Learn to identify and control this highly invasive vine in Missouri.

Leafy Spurge Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive plant.

Multiflora Rose Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive plant on your Missouri property.

Musk Thistle Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive plant on your Missouri property.

Old World Bluestems Invasive Species Fact Sheet

Use this print-and-carry sheet to identify and control invasive Old World bluestem grasses on your Missouri property.

Purple Loosestrife Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive plant on your Missouri property.

Reed Canary Grass Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive grass on your Missouri property.

Sericea Lespedeza Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive plant on your Missouri property.

Spotted Knapweed Invasive Species Fact Sheet

Use this print-and-carry sheet to identify and control noxious spotted knapweed on your Missouri property.

Tall Fescue Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive grass on your Missouri property.

White and Yellow Sweet Clover Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive plant on your Missouri property.

Wintercreeper Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive vine on your Missouri property.