Japanese Barberry (Berberis Thunbergii)

Introduced to the United States in the late 19th century from Japan as an ornamental shrub, Japanese Barberry quickly spread and earned the title of invasive. A spiny shrub that can grow up to 6 feet in height, though usually seen shorter, it has pale yellow flowers and bright red […] Read more »

Spurge (Euphorbia)

Cypress spurge (also referred to as leafy spurge) is native to Europe, and was introduced to the US in the 1860s as an ornamental plant common in gardens and cemeteries. It has dense bunches of yellow-greenish flowers on multi-branch umbels. These begin to appear in early spring and last into […] Read more »