Several people have asked how to identify the Invasive plants mentioned in the Garden Matters article in the August Calendar.

 

Here are links to identification resources:

 

Oriental Bittersweet

https://extension.umaine.edu/publications/2506e/

 

Japanese Barberry

https://extension.umaine.edu/publications/2504e/

 

Tartarian Honeysuckle, Morrow Honeysuckle, Belle’s Honeysuckle

https://extension.umaine.edu/publications/2507e/

 

Common Reed

https://extension.umaine.edu/publications/2532e/

 

Black Swallow wort

https://extension.umaine.edu/publications/2523e/

 

Guidance on disposal of invasive plants:

 

             http://extension.unh.edu/resources/files/resource000988_rep1720.pdf

 

Here are some resources beyond the article:

 

Maine invasive plant list and fact sheets http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/invasive_plants/invsheets.htm

 

A good identification resource for New England plants:

https://gobotany.newenglandwild.org/simple/

 

A list designed to be used as a laminated field card:

http://mita.org/files/MITAinvasives.pdf

 

Guidance on managing invasive plants:

 

            https://cbisn.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/cbisn-war-on-weeds-online.pdf

 

More invasive resources:

 

            http://oceansideconservationtrust.org/Invasive_Plant_Management.htm

 

Any more questions? Contact Erno, 871-0048, ebonebak@gmail.com and I will do my best to help