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Plants listed on Schedule 9 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act in England and Wales

  • All species of the genus Elodea (waterweeds) (eg Canadian waterweed Elodea canadensis).
  • Curly waterweed Lagarosiphon major
  • Duck potato Sagittaria latifolia
  • Entire-leaved cotoneaster Cotoneaster integrifolius
  • Fallopia japonica x Fallopia sachalinensis (a hybrid knotweed)
  • False Virginia creeper Parthenocissus inserta
  • Fanwort (Carolina water-shield) Cabomba caroliniana
  • Few-flowered leek Allium paradoxum
  • Floating pennywort Hydrocotyle ranunculoides
  • Floating water primrose Ludwigia peploides
  • Giant Hogweed Heracleum mantegazzianum
  • Giant knotweed Fallopia sachalinensis
  • Giant rhubarb Gunnera tinctoria
  • Giant salvinia Salvinia molesta
  • Green seafingers Codium fragile
  • Himalayan cotoneaster Cotoneaster simonsii
  • Hollyberry cotoneaster Cotoneaster bullatus
  • Hottentot-fig Carpobrotus edulis
  • Indian balsam Impatiens glandulifera
  • Japanese knotweed Fallopia japonica
  • Japanese rose Rosa rugosa
  • Montbretia Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora
  • New Zealand pigmyweed (Australian swamp-stonecrop) Crassula helmsii
  • Parrot’s-feather Myriophyllum aquaticum
  • Perfoliate Alexanders Smyrnium perfoliatum
  • Purple dewplant Disphyma crassifolium
  • Red algae Grateloupia luxurians
  • Rhododendron Rhododendron ponticum
  • Rhododendron Rhododendron ponticum x Rhododendron maximum
  • Small-leaved cotoneaster Cotoneaster microphyllus
  • Shallon Gaultheria shallon
  • Three-cornered garlic Allium triquetrum
  • Variegated yellow archangel Lamiastrum galeobdolon subsp. argentatum
  • Virginia creeper Parthenocissus quinquefolia
  • Water fern Azolla filiculoides
  • Water hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes
  • Water lettuce Pistia stratiotes
  • Water primrose Ludwigia grandiflora / Ludwigia uruguayensis
  • Yellow azalea Rhododendron luteum

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