Top Invasive Plants in Missouri

Because of their vigorous expansion, the invasive plants listed below are particularly important to identify and control.

Sort below to view all invasive plants ranked in the top 15 by region or top 25 in the state. Default view includes all plants ranked on any list. To view plants ranked in approximate order, click the links on the right to download printable PDFs of ranked plants in each region.

To see source data for these lists, please visit our page on the Missouri Invasive Plant Assessment.

list of "Top Invasive Plants Expanding in Missouri" with 2021 stamp

2021 Top Invasive Plants by Region (Ranked)

*unlinked lists are forthcoming