The Invasive Plants database focuses on vascular plants (excluding algae and mosses), with special attention to aquatic (non-marine) plants, because these plants cause acute and imminent problems in the ecozone comprising the Netherlands.
The Invasive Plants database facilitates identification of species that
Data sheets and Pest Risk Analyses as well as relevant EPPO-standards on management for Invasive Plants
Initially developed as an information system for the Netherlands, the scope is widened to cover the north-western European Atlantic zone. Within the framework of the RINSE project
Under the lemma ¨Identification¨ you can find 5 identification keys for 5 groups of invasive plants, viz.:
The header “Control” provides links to management support information for 4 of the most troublesome aquatic non-native species in north-western Europe (Cabomba caroliniana, Hydrocotyle ranunculoides, Myriophyllum aquaticum, Ludwigia grandiflora). This information was generated within the EUPHRESCO DeCLAIM project.To promote the actual use of the information by land managers information is provided in English and Dutch.
To further promote public awareness on invasive non-native plants, knowledge documents and risk assessments for the Netherlands are provided for 3 aquatic and 3 terrestrial plant species.
Species that are on the the Union List can be consulted.
35 records have a link to a similar species ('look-alikes') page
Molecular data are available for a number of invasive plants, particularly invasive aquatic plants.
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