The list of projects is drawn from an unpublished report prepared for the EEA by members of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). Some more examples were added as a result of a questionnaire sent to all partners of the European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity (ETC/BD). An EIONET consultation provided more information that was further enlarged by ETC/BD partner European Centre for Nature Conservation (ECNC).
Be careful when buying for your garden. People are one of the main introducers of invasive species, especially flora. Many of the invasive species have been introduced for ornamental purposes. Do put an extra effort in finding out whether the plant you want is native to your environment.
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