There are many popular plants in Marin gardens that are not native and that’s usually OK. However there are some that find the environment so wonderful that they can easily grow beyond their desired boundaries and spread rapidly. These plants may be invasive species – learn more about invasive plants and why they are a concern.
PlantRight has identified seven priority invasive plants that are sold for ornamental use in California. Homeowners, landscapers, and other plant buyers should avoid these seven plants for use in regions of California where they are invasive. Check out this priority list of invasive plants.