Detailed Species Evaluations and Associated Assessment Points

 
Highly Invasive Species
Vitex rotundifolia (Beach vitex)
81
Lonicera japonica (Japanese honeysuckle)
75
Celastrus orbiculatus (Oriental bittersweet)
71
Moderately Weedy Species
Ligustrum sinense (Chinese privet)
66
Berberis thunbergii (Japanese barberry)
61
Hedera helix (English ivy)
49
Pyrus calleryana (Callery pear)
43
Mahonia bealei (Leatherleaf mahonia)
42
Euonymus alatus (Burning bush)
41
Wisteria floribunda and/or W. sinensis (Japanese and/or Chinese wisteria)
37
Nandina domestica (Nandina, Heavenly bamboo)
35
Ligustrum japonicum (Japanese privet)
34
Noninvasive Species
Elaeagnus pungens and Elaeagnus x ebbingei (Thorny elaeagnus)
33
Spiraea japonica and/or S. x bumalda (Japanese spiraea)
33
Albizia julibrissin (Mimosa)
31
Ulmus parvifolia (Chinese elm, Lacebark elm)
31
Buddleja davidii (Butterfly-bush)
26
Vinca minor (Common periwinkle)
26
Miscanthus sinensis (Chinese silvergrass)
18
Magnolia stellata (Star magnolia)
12
Ginkgo biloba (Ginkgo, Maidenhair tree)
4
Styrax japonicas (Japanese snowbell)
4
Camellia japonica (Camellia)
-1
Evergreen azaleas
-2
Ophiopogon japonicus and Liriope species (Mondo grass, lily turf, liriope)
-5