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Native plant species that can be aggressive

Although native, many of these plant species can dominate natural areas or restorations, particularly if there has been some disturbance or lack of management (such as prescribed burning).

Click on a thumbnail to view photos available for that plant species, or view these plant species sorted by common name.

For further plant identification assistance, visit University of Wisconsin Weed ID [exit DNR].

See also non-native plant species.

Photo of Sericea or Chinese lespedeza by Elizabeth J. Czarapata.

Lespedeza cuneata or Lespedeza sericea

Photo of Black locust by Elizabeth J. Czarapata.

Robinia pseudoacacia

Last revised: Thursday, October 28, 2021