External Links for Invasive Plants

This page provides links to other web sites that have good pages on invasive species in general and Alaska in particular.

Western Salsify (Tragopogon dubius)
Western Salsify , Tragopogon dubius, growing along Turnagain Arm, Alaska. The Alaska Native Plant Society's Weed Warriors do several weed pulls each season in an attempt to eradicate this plant along the U.S. Scenic Highway between Anchorage and Girdwood. Image reprinted from Selected Invasive Plants of Alaska 2004. U.S. Forest Service

  • List of Non-Native Plants of Alaska. The full list of Alaskan invasive plant species. The Alaska Natural Heritage Program administers the database and website for the project.
  • Non-Native Plants of Alaska. An excellent guide to websites and downloadable literature for Alaskan invasive plant species. The Alaska Natural Heritage Program administers the database and website for the project.
  • Selected Invasive Plants of Alaska. A well illustrated online pamphlet with identification photos and descriptions of the most common invasive plants in Alaska. Produced by the Forest Service and UAF Cooperative Extension Service.
  • Alaska Committee for Noxious and Invasive Plants Management. Many photos, descriptions, links, and resources. Organized under the auspices of UAF Cooperative Extension Service, this informal group of individuals, agencies, and organizations statewide maintains an excellent and extensive website for information on Alaskan invasive species.
  • Plant Materials Center. A list of legally prohibited and restricted noxious weeds as well as native plant sources, information on native plants for revegetation, and other literature by this state agency. The Plant Materials Center in Palmer, Alaska is maintained by the Division of Agriculture, Alaska Department of Natural Resources.
  • Invasivespeciesinfo.gov. A gateway to federal and state invasive species activities and programs. A general listing for the USA of plants and animals with some profiles and other links.

Alaska Native Plant Society  PO Box 141613  Anchorage, Alaska 99514
Last updated May 15, 2012

Moneses uniflora
Single Delight, Moneses uniflora, growing with Star moss, Polytrichum sp. Also called Shy maiden, this woodland flower blooms in midsummer in much of Alaska.