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Public botanical gardens and arboreta are living museums and as such, their core missions
include the collection and display of herbaceous and woody plants from their local region or
The purpose of these guidelines is to provide a consistent methodology for public garden staff to develop and categorize a list of cultivated taxa observed escaping from their locations of cultivation.
ManagementEmerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) was first discovered in southeastern Michigan in 2002.
Davallia solida (G. Forst.) Sw. (Davalliaceae), Phlebodium aureum (L.) J. Sm. (Polypodiaceae), Phlebodium pseudoaureum (Cav.) Lellinger (Polypodiaceae), and Rumohra adiantiformis (G.
Ornamental horticulture is the primary pathway for invasive alien plant introductions.
This document provides a voluntary code of conduct regarding the management of invasive plant species.