Invasives Treatment Chart

Based on information from Chris Mattrick and the New England Wildflower Society, 2004
Treatments are ranked from 0 marks (ineffective) to 4 marks (most effective)
'$' treatments involve significant outlays of cash for materials.

This is also available as a spreadsheet (may be better for printing or analysis) here:
invasivestreatmentchart.xls

Smothering

Cutting

Pulling Herbs

Pulling Woody Plants < 1" diameter

Pulling 1-5" diameter woody plants

Foliar Application 5% active ingredient glyphosate solution

Cut Stem application 25% active ingredient glyphosate solution

Cut Stem application 25% active ingredient glyphosate solution for aquatics

Cut Stem application 25% active ingredient Triclopyr

Biological Controls

Trees

Tree of Heaven

x

xx

$$$$

Norway Maple

x

xxx

$$$$

Shrubs

Japanese barberry

x

xxx

xx

x

$$$$

Common barberry

x

xxx

xx

x

$$$$

Autumn olive

x

xxx

xx

x

$$$$

Burning bush

x

xxx

x

x

$$$$

Glossy buckthorn

x

xxx

xx

x

$$$$

$$$$

Blunt-leaved privet

x

xxx

xx

x

$$$$

California privet

x

xxx

xx

x

$$$$

Chinese privet

x

xxx

xx

x

$$$$

European privet

x

xxx

xx

x

$$$$

Pretty honeysuckle

x

xxx

xxx

x

$$$$

Amur honeysuckle

x

xxx

xxx

x

$$$$

Morrows honeysuckle

x

xxx

xxx

x

$$$$

xxx

Tataria honeysuckle

x

xxx

xxx

x

$$$$

xxx

Common buckthorn

x

xxx

xx

x

$$$$

Multiflora rose

x

xxx

x

x

$$$$

Vines

Porcelainberry

x

x

x

$$$$

xxx

Oriental bittersweet

x

x

x

$$$$

Black swallowwort

x

x

xx

xxx

Pale swallowwort

x

x

xx

xxx

Japanese honeysuckle

x

xx

xx

x

$$$$

xxx

Mile-a-minute vine

x

$$$$

xx

Bittersweet nightshade

x

$$$$

xx

Herbaceous

Goutweed

xx

x

$$$$

Garlic mustard

xx

x

$$$$

x

Wild chervil

xx

x

xx

Spotted knapweed

x

$$$$

xx

Cypress spurge

x

$$$$

xx

Leafy spurge

x

$$$$

xx

Japanese knotweed

x

x

xx

$$$$

Gill-over-the-ground

xx

$$$$

x

Dame's rocket

x

$$$$

x

Yellow-flag iris

$$$$

x

Tall pepperwort

xx

Moneywort

xx

$$$$

xx

Garden loosestrife

$$$$

xx

Purple loosestrife

x

xx

$$$$

Japanese stiltgrass

xx

$$$$

$$$$

Forget-me-not

x

$$$$

x

Reed canary grass

xx

Common reed

$$$$

Wineberry

$$$$

xxx

Coltsfoot

$$$$

x