Didemnum vexillum
Didemnum vexillum
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Marine
Threats:
Alter marine habitats.
Eastern baccharis
Baccharis halimifolia
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
The shrub can grow into dense impenetrable thickets that choke all other native vegetation. EU Species of Union Concern.
Fanwort
Cabomba caroliniana
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Competition with native species. Clogging of waterways. EU Species of Union Concern
Feral Ferret
Mustela furo
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Threatens protected bird species.
Fishhook waterflea
Cercopagis pengoi
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Competiton with native invertebrates. Negative impacts on native fish.
Floating pennywort
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Clogs waterways and negatively impacts on native species and ecosystems.
Floating primrose - willow
Ludwigia peploides
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Shades out native plants and changes water chemistry
Giant hogweed
Heracleum mantegazzianum
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Public health hazard. Competition with native species.
Giant rhubarb
Gunnera tinctoria
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Competition with native species.
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Invasive Species Ireland