Executive Summary Utah is experiencing a dramatic invasion of an aggressive European subspecies of the common reed (Phragmites australis subsp. australis). This invasion is threatening recreation resources, wildlife habitat, and native wetland ecosystems. In this study, we used genetic tools to determine how, and to what extent, introduced Phragmites is spreading among major Utah wetlands. We also assessed native Phragmites (Phragmites australis subsp. americanus) spread to put our

This document describes the biology and management implications of reed canary grass, a rhizomatous perennial grass that is currently found in all but six of the lower 48 states.  

Developed by the Natural Resources Conservation Service, this guide provides a simple key to help identify common willows, cottonwoods, alder, birch and dogwood. 

This Field Guide is intended as a pocket field guide for the identification of many common native woody plants that are found in riparian areas in the Intermountain West and Pacific Northwestern regions of the United States. This guide is intended to provide a few simple identification characteristics of these woody plants in both the summer and winter. 

This Colorado State University website provides information on a suite of poisonous plants. 

This guide was prepared to assist both specialists and nonspecialists in identifying common sedges of the Intermountain Region.

This brochure, created by the Boulder Community Alliance, describes the differences between invasive Russian olive and native silverleaf buffaloberry - two plants which are often mistaken.