Invasive Species B/C

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Re: Invasive Species B/C

Postby windu34 » August 14th, 2015, 2:04 pm

How do you identify between the autumn olive and the brazilian peppertree, they seem to be the same at first glance.
Autumn olives have distinct silvery scales on leaves while Brazilian Peppertree lacks that. You could also look at size as BP can grow to 30 ft while AO usually stops at 16ft or as a shrub even smaller. Secondly, AO possesses thorns which are not present in BP. If you are still stuck flowers on AO will be slightly pale to yellow while BP flowers would be white
If anyone would like to add please because there might be something I missed for an easier ID.
That was actually a legitmate question that I was having trouble with lol. Thanks!
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Re: Invasive Species B/C

Postby Fluorine » August 14th, 2015, 2:54 pm

How do you identify between the autumn olive and the brazilian peppertree, they seem to be the same at first glance.
Autumn olives have distinct silvery scales on leaves while Brazilian Peppertree lacks that. You could also look at size as BP can grow to 30 ft while AO usually stops at 16ft or as a shrub even smaller. Secondly, AO possesses thorns which are not present in BP. If you are still stuck flowers on AO will be slightly pale to yellow while BP flowers would be white
If anyone would like to add please because there might be something I missed for an easier ID.
That was actually a legitmate question that I was having trouble with lol. Thanks!
After looking back I noticed it. Sorry, for my stupidity :lol:
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Re: Invasive Species B/C

Postby Magikarpmaster629 » August 14th, 2015, 3:28 pm

Anyone, feel free to go. I'm too lazy to.
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Re: Invasive Species B/C

Postby bernard » August 14th, 2015, 5:55 pm

[img]http://georgesun.github.io/quizzer/images/invasive-species/Lymantria-dispar-9.jpg[/img]
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Re: Invasive Species B/C

Postby Jaol » August 15th, 2015, 1:48 pm

Silverleaf Whitefly (Bemisia argentifolli)
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Re: Invasive Species B/C

Postby bernard » August 15th, 2015, 2:40 pm

No, that looks quite different from what is pictured. Want to try again?
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Re: Invasive Species B/C

Postby Jaol » August 15th, 2015, 3:46 pm

European Gypsy Moth (Lymantria Dispar)
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Re: Invasive Species B/C

Postby bernard » August 15th, 2015, 5:48 pm

Correct, you're next! :)
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Re: Invasive Species B/C

Postby Jaol » August 16th, 2015, 8:43 am

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1. Scientific and common name.
2. Reproduction method
3. Control Methods 
4. Ecology.
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Re: Invasive Species B/C

Postby Fluorine » August 16th, 2015, 3:50 pm

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1. Scientific and common name.
2. Reproduction method
3. Control Methods 
4. Ecology.
1. Princess Tree (Paulownia tomentosa) 
2. From seeds or budding on both stems and roots
3. Mechanical if young seedlings. Chemical - foliar sprays such as glyphosate or triclopyr can be used.
4.  Disturbed habitats, including fire sites, steam and roadsides. Can also tolerate high soil acidity and low soil fertility. Grows rapidly and aggressively which can displace native vegetation and reduce diversity.


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