The Second EU Species of Union Concern List

On 13 July 2017, the European Commission Implementing Regulation 2017/1263 published a further 11 additional species to the list of Species of Union concern.

The 11 additional species are;
Scientific nameCommon nameDate listed
Alopochen aegyptiacusEgyptian goose02/08/2017
Alternanthera philoxeroides Alligator weed 02/08/2017
Asclepias syriacaMilkweed 02/08/2017
Elodea nuttallii Nuttall’s waterweed 02/08/2017
Gunnera tinctoria Chilean rhubarb 02/08/2017
Heracleum mantegazzianum Giant hogweed 02/08/2017
Impatiens glandulifera Himalayan balsam 02/08/2017
Microstegium vimineum Japanese stiltgrass 02/08/2017
Myriophyllum heterophyllum Broadleaf watermilfoil 02/08/2017
Ondatra zibethicus  Muskrat 02/08/2017
Pennisetum setaceum Crimson fountaingrass 02/08/2017

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