Invasive Water Plants Banned
- Category: Invasive Alien Speicies (IAS)
- Published: Tuesday, 29 January 2013 17:23
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Sale of invasive water plants banned to protect wildlife.
The sale of five invasive non-native aquatic plant species is to be banned in order to protect wildlife Environment Minister Richard Benyon announced today. The banned plants are Water Fern, Parrot’s Feather, Floating Pennywort, Australian Swamp Stone-crop (New Zealand Pygmyweed), and Water Primrose.
The rest of this article can be found on the DEFRA website
The Ornamental Aquatic Trades Association press release can be found on their website here