Invasive Plant Species

Listed below are the common kinds of invasive plant species found in Jackson. Click on the name to learn more about the plant and how to control it:

Plant name

Brief description

Purple Loosestrife

Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) is an aggressive invader of North American wetlands, lakes and rivers.

Japanese Knotweed

Quite common and extensive in Jackson. Often mistaken for bamboo. Extremely hard to erradicate.