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Invasive Plants

Foreign or alien plant species can have a serious impact on native plants and wildlife. Invasive alien plants as they are often called, have the capacity to move onto your land and reproduce so aggressively that they can displace original native plants. They:

Modified from "Invasive Plant Alert" produced by the British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture and Food. You can print a complete copy of this brochure from the internet at:

Some invasive plants can be found along or near the shoreline. Common ones in British Columbia include:

Links to more information on invasive plants:
Invasive Plants of Canada Project
Manitoba Purple Loosestrife Project
British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture and Food
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Plants Database

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For further information:
Contact: The Living by Water Project, 250 832 7405 Fax 250 832 6874
P.O. Box 7, Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada, V1E 4N2
email: [email protected]

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along the shorelines of Canada"

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Revised: October 30, 2000.

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