The Second EU Species of Union Concern List

On 13 July 2017, the European Commission Implementing Regulation 2017/1263 published a further 12 additional species to the list of Species of Union concern.

The 12 additional species are;
Plants Animals
Alligator weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides) Egyptian goose (Alopochen aegyptiacus)
Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) Raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides)
Nuttall’s waterweed (Elodea nuttallii) Muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus)
Chilean rhubarb (Gunnera tinctoria)
Giant hogweed (Hercleaum mantegazzianum)
Himalayan balsam (Impatiens glandulifera)
Japanese stiltgrass (Microstegium vimineum)
Broadleaf watermilfoil (Myriophyllum heterophyllum)
Crimson fountaingrass (Pennisetum setaceum)
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