introduced species

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introduced species

one that does not naturally occur in the area and has been brought in accidentally or intentionally by man, for example, rabbits in Australia (introduced originally to the British Isles from Spain).
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It is native to Europe, Africa, and parts of Asia, and it is present in other parts of the world as a naturalized species.
Naturalized plants are those that have spread out of cultivated areas, including gardens, into more wild areas, and invasive plants are the subset of naturalized species that cause ecological or economic harm.
Fifteen Polemonioideae species from nine genera occur in South America (discounting putatively recently naturalized species such as Collomia grandiflora; Puntieri & Brion, 2005), primarily along the west coast, which shares many climatic and ecological similarities to western North America.
The species-area relationship between both introduced and naturalized species and island area for ten Caribbean Islands was significant (p= 0.
Thus escaped crops, forages, ornamentals, and other horticultural species, account for more than 50% of naturalized species in several parts of the world (Grotkopp et al.
However, only a portion of naturalized species are actually considered to be invasive (Milbau and Stout, 2008).
The guidelines require the plans to include an observation deck at the south east corner of the site and that plantings be done with native and selected naturalized species including black willow, cottonwood, pitch pine, American holly and sweet pepperbush.
AMERICAN FORESTS currently is verifying nominations for the National Register of Big Trees, its biennial listing of the largest of 826 native and naturalized species in the U.
Most were native or naturalized species but quite a few ornamentals and hybrids were crowned.
Nevertheless, AMERICAN FORESTS is checking out all comers as it prepares to release the 2006-2007 National Register of Big Trees, the definitive listing of the largest known of 826 native and naturalized species in the U.