Mexican feathergrass is an emerging invasive plant in California. Fortunately, there are many beautiful, hardy, non-invasive alternatives to choose instead of this invasive plant.
This brochure features the most common invasive non-native pest plants that are sold in nurseries, and suggests safe alternatives for these plants. For a more extensive list of invasive non-native plants that are sold in nurseries and suggested alternatives, visit www.cal-ipc.org or CNPS websites listed on the back of this brochure. The alternatives listed are acceptable for vegetation management zones because they can be pruned to decrease the accumulation of deadwood.
PlantRight’s 2018 list of horticultural invasive plants identifies the highest priority invasive plants available for sale in California. If one of these plants is invasive in your climate zone, they should not be used in gardens or landscaping. Instead consider one of the beautiful, non-invasive alternates listed in this document.
This guide offers help by explaining current laws and providing examples of the permitting processes. Although it was written for permitting stream and wetland projects in Ventura County and along the Santa Clara River in Los Angeles County, it has useful information for other regions.
This guide provides information to help protect one of the most valuable elements of a living stream—riparian vegetation. Using this guide, you can help restore and enhance one of California’s most vital and endangered resources: the living stream environment.
Children’s book discussing invasive weeds: what are they and why should we care about them?