Hendry County Cooperative Extension Office
PO Box 68,  Labelle,  Florida 33975

Exotic Invasive Plants - "Weeds Gone Wild"

Alien species are the second greatest threat to the biological diversity and existance of natural ecosystems in Florida, surpassed only by direct habitat destruction!

Florida's terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems are being invaded by a host of unwanted exotic plants - hundreds of species of plants from all over the world  are now established in Florida.

These biological pollutants are having severe negative impacts on the state costing the citizens of  Florida millions of $$$ annually.

The Big Three: