The natural beauty found throughout Colorado is unrivaled. From our glassy lakes, lush forests, rolling dunes, raging rapids, and majestic mountains, this state has it all. You can do your part to keep our state looking great for now and generations to come in several ways, and that begins at home.
If you’re looking to do some landscaping, there are a few plants you should consider avoiding. The Colorado Native Plant Society, a non-profit organization that works throughout the state, provides a helpful guide on what to avoid.
They may look beautiful, but all of the below plants are harmful to Colorado’s native plant ecosystem. Every invasive plant species hasn’t been included, however, and anyone looking for additional information about other plants should contact the Colorado Department of Agriculture and their Division of Plants.
Invasive Exotic Forbs
Invasive Exotic Grasses
Invasive Exotic Shrubs
Invasive Exotic Trees
Invasive Exotic Contaminants
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