Invasive Species

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Provincial Designations of invasive species:

  • Prohibited Noxious - As per the Weed Control Act, shall be destroyed
  • Noxious – As per the Weed Control Act, shall be controlled
  • Prohibited - As per the Fisheries (Alberta) act, prohibited from import and possession
  • Pest - As per the Agricultural Pests Act, pest species for prevention
  • Nuisance - As per the Agricultural Pests Act, nuisance species for management
  • N/A – species of concern, not yet regulated
All
  • All
  • Prohibited Noxious
  • Noxious
  • Prohibited
  • Pest
  • Nuisance
  • N/A
Two yellow flowers with the words " hawweed, smooth."
A yellow flower with green leaves on the ground.
Hawkweed, Wall
Hawkweed, Whiplash
A close up of some yellow flowers in the grass.
A close up of the flowers on a plant
Hoary alyssum
A close up of some flowers in the grass
A close up of some purple flowers with text
A close up of some plants with the word hydrilla
A purple flower sitting on top of green plants.
A close up of some grass with the words jointed goatgrass
A yellow flower with green leaves on the side.
Knapweed Black
A pink flower with the name of knapweed, brown.
Knapweed, Diffuse
Knapweed, Hybrid
A close up of a flower with the text " knapweed, meadow ".
Knapweed, Russian
A close up of a flower with the text " knapweed, spotted ".
A close up of some flowers with the text " knapweed, squarrose ".
A purple flower with green leaves in the background.
A close up of the leaves on a plant
A close up of the flowers on a plant
A plant with green leaves and white flowers.
A plant that is growing in the ground.
A close up of the leaves on a plant
Medusahead
Mullein, Common
A close up of a shell with text on it
A picture of a shell on the ground.
A small rat sitting on top of a tree branch.
A picture of the back of a white bag.
A close up of the plant with text on it
Orfe
Oriental Weather Loach
Pepper-grass, Broad-leaved
A close up of the stem of a plant with green and white markings.
A field of tall grass with the sky in the background.
A picture of the back of a white bag.
A picture of a fish with the words prussian carp underneath it.
Pumpkinseed
A plant with yellow flowers growing in the dirt.
A purple loosestrife plant in the sun.
Queen Anne's Lace
Red Bartisia
Red Shiner
Rudd, Common
Ruffe
A field of yellow flowers with the words rush skeletonweed in front.
A close up of the leaves on a russian olive tree
A close up of some plants in the sand
A field of flowers with the words " scentless chamomile ".
A close up of yellow flowers with text
Spiny Water Flea
A close up of yellow flowers with text
Starthistle, Yellow
Sulphur Cinquefoil
Tall Buttercup
A close up of some pink flowers with the words " tamarisk / saltcedar species ".
Tansy ragwort
A close up of some yellow flowers with the words tansy, common below
All
  • All
  • Agricultural Pests Act
  • Alberta Weed Control Act
  • Fisheries (Alberta) Act
  • N/A
A close up of the plant absinthe wormwood
African Rue
Alewife
A close up of the plant alkali swainsonpea
Asian Clam
Asian Tapeworm
Autumn Olive
Baby's Breath, Common
Barberry Common
Black henbane
A picture of some plants in the woods.
Bluegill
A close up of some purple flowers with text
A person holding a fish in front of them.
A close up of the leaves and stem of a plant
Brome, Downy
A close up of some green plants with the words brome japanese
Buckthorn Common
Bullhead Black
Brown, Bullhead
Bullhead, Yellow
A garden with many plants and bushes.
Burdock, Great
Burdock, Woolly
A close up of some white flowers in the grass
Carp BigHead
Carp, Black
A fish is laying on the ground in the snow.
Channelled Applesnail
Chinese Mystery Snail Template on a Black Background
Cicer milkvetch
Clubroot is a plant that has been growing for many years.
A close up of leaves on a tree
Creeping bellflower
Crupina Common
A close up of the curly leaf pondweed
A purple flower is in the grass.
A close up of the inside of a plant.
A picture of some plants with the names of them.
A tree with red flowers growing on it.
Dyers Woad
A close up of some flowers with the words " european field pansy ".
A pond with water lilies and green plants.
European Swallow Wort
A close up of water plants in the water
A close up of the branches and leaves of a tree.
Faucet Snail
A white flower with yellow center in the middle of green grass.
Field scabious
Fishhook Water Flea
Flowering Rush
Garlic mustard
A close up of the leaves of giant hogweed
A close up of some green plants with water droplets
Goby, Round
Goby Tubenose
A person holding a large fish in front of water.
Green Sunfish
A close up of a gypsy moth on the ground.
A picture of some weeds in the grass.
Hawkweed, Kingdevil
Hawkweed Meadow
hawkweed Mouse-ear
Hawkweed-Orange