This page is dedicated to the most important invasive alien plants present in the SCI and in many gardens of Villasimius, that represent a serious threat to the biodiversity of our territory.
For each plant you will find photos, description, behavior and dangerousness.
Finally, a few tips to eliminate them so that they no longer represent a threat.
Small glossary (always under construction)
Invasive: able to reproduce abundantly, spreading very quickly and over large areas
Naturalized: alien plant that forms populations stable for at least 10 years, without the direct intervention of man, reproducing independently
Vegetative reproduction: characteristic of many plants that spontaneously give rise to a new individual transforming and developing its structure (for example the rhizomes)
Rhizome: modification of the stem with a main reserve function, able to independently develop new plants even in unfavorable conditions
Stem: type of herbaceous stem with flowers and leaves and, within it, marrow
Vivipara: is a type of reproduction in which embryonic development takes place within the body of the mother. The term may refer to either animals to plants