Thorntons Ferry Elementary School
HELLO! We are going to tell you about invasive plants of New Hampshire! They are invading our state. If New Hampshire is one of the most livable states for people, it is also good for invasive plants, but we don' t want them in New Hampshire.
What are invasive plants?
Invasive plants have been harmless
in their native environments. Somewhere brought to
Some species may be native to
certain regions of North America were they are not invasive. Invasive
species can prey on native ones, compete with them for resources. Pest may change an entire habitat and endanger a wide
variety of native
life. In some cases invasive plants arrive by accident, as seed in farming products or on shipments from overseas.
organizations and government agencies are beginning to look at this very serious
environmental problem. They are a problem because plants from
other parts of the world are welcomed, controllable additions to our gardens. Some
invasive plants: mile-a-minute, Purple Loose-Strife and
Kudzu choking other plant life.