Our native sumacs have vibrant, colorful foliage in autumn, and yet they are often overlooked as shrubs for residential gardens.
Invasive species have many bad habits. They hurt wildlife by smothering and destroying the plants our native creatures need for food and cover.
It's illegal to buy, sell or plant purple loosestrife, and It's banned in nurseries and farmer's markets.
This invasive legume was first planted in the United States as a control for erosion along highways and roadsides.