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vert bar Stage 1 Risk Assessment for 217 Established and 46 potential taxa

ESTABLISHED TAXA total
Egeria densa 22 3 2 2 2 2 4 0 2 3 2
Heracleum mantegazzianum 22 2 2 2 2 2 4 1 3 2 2
Azolla filiculoides 20 1 2 2 2 2 4 1 2 2 2
Impatiens glandulifera 20 0 2 2 2 2 4 0 3 3 2
Lagarosiphon major 20 1 2 2 2 2 4 0 2 3 2
Elodea canadensis 19 0 2 2 2 2 4 0 2 3 2
Elodea nuttallii 19 0 2 2 2 2 4 0 2 3 2
Fallopia japonica 19 0 2 2 2 2 4 0 3 2 2
Gunnera tinctoria 19 0 2 2 2 2 4 0 3 2 2
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides 19 3 1 2 2 2 4 0 2 3 0
Myriophyllum aquaticum 19 1 2 2 2 2 4 0 3 3 0
Carpobrotus edulis 18 1 2 2 2 2 4 0 2 2 1
Spartina anglica 18 0 2 2 2 2 4 0 2 3 1
Cotoneaster horizontalis 17 0 2 2 2 2 4 0 1 3 1
Hippophae rhamnoides 17 0 2 2 2 2 4 0 2 2 1
Nymphoides peltata 17 0 2 2 2 2 4 0 1 3 1
Picea sitchensis 17 2 2 0 2 2 4 0 2 2 1
Pinus contorta 17 2 2 0 2 2 4 0 2 2 1
Prunus laurocerasus 17 0 2 1 2 3 4 1 1 2 1
Rhododendron ponticum 17 0 2 2 2 2 4 1 1 2 1
Rosa rugosa 17 0 2 2 2 2 4 0 0 3 2
Stratiotes aloides 17 1 2 2 1 2 4 0 0 3 2
Clematis vitalba 16 0 2 2 2 2 4 0 1 3 0
Lagarus ovatus 16 1 2 2 2 2 4 0 1 2 0
Libertia formosa 16 1 2 1 2 2 4 0 1 2 1
Mycelis muralis 16 0 2 2 2 2 4 0 1 3 0
Cotoneaster integrifolius 15 0 2 2 2 2 4 0 1 2 0
Lonicera japonica 15 1 2 2 2 2 2 0 1 2 1
Rhododendron luteum 15 3 0 0 2 2 4 0 1 2 1
Rubus spectabilis 15 0 2 0 2 2 4 0 0 3 2
Acaena novae-zelandiae 14 1 2 2 2 2 2 0 1 2 0
Acaena ovalifolia 14 1 2 2 2 2 2 0 1 2 0
Cotoneaster franchetii 14 1 2 2 2 2 2 0 1 2 0
Cotoneaster simonsii 14 2 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 0
Crocosmia crocosmiiflora 14 0 2 2 2 2 2 0 1 2 1
Fallopia sachalinensis 14 0 2 2 2 2 2 0 1 2 1
Hebe franciscana 14 2 2 0 2 2 1 0 1 2 2
Hydrocotyle moschata 14 3 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 1
Juncus planifolius 14 2 1 0 2 2 4 0 1 2 0
Lupinus polyphyllus 14 1 2 2 2 2 2 0 1 1 1
Matricaria discoidea 14 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 2
Oenothera stricta 14 2 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 0
Sedum album 14 0 2 1 2 2 4 0 0 3 0
Sisyrinchium californicum 14 3 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 3 0
Symphoricarpos albus 14 0 2 2 2 2 2 0 1 2 1
Conyza canadensis 13 1 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 0
Glyceria maxima 13 0 2 2 2 2 2 0 1 2 0
Haloragis micrantha 13 3 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Hyacinthoides hispanica 13 0 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 2 1
Hyacinthoides non-scripta hispanica 13 0 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 2 1
Leycesteria formosa 13 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 1
Lupinus arboreus 13 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 1
Mentha piperita 13 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 1
Mimulus guttatus 13 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 1
Pastinaca sativa 13 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 1
Petasites fragrans 13 0 2 2 2 2 2 0 1 2 0
Robinia pseudoacacia 13 2 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Sarracenia purpurea 13 1 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 3 0
Senecio cineraria 13 1 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 3 0
Spartina pectinata 13 3 2 1 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Tamarix gallica 13 1 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 0
Acer pseudoplatanus 12 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 1 2 1
Avena fatua 12 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 0
Avena strigosa 12 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 1
Berberis thunbergii 12 1 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 1
Cichorium intybus 12 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 1
Coronopus didymus 12 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 0
Cymbalaria muralis 12 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 0
Diplotaxis muralis 12 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 0
Fuchsia magellanica 12 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 1 2 1
Lysichiton americanus 12 0 2 0 2 2 1 0 1 2 2
Matteuccia struthiopteris 12 1 2 0 2 2 1 0 1 2 1
Mentha requienii 12 1 2 0 2 2 1 0 1 2 1
Mentha spicata 12 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 1
Oenothera glazioviana 12 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 0
Orobanche minor 12 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 0
Poa compressa 12 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Tamus communis 12 1 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Aegopodium podagraria 11 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 3 0
Allium carinatum 11 1 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 0
Allium triquetrum 11 1 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 0
Anisantha diandra 11 1 2 2 2 0 1 0 1 2 0
Aster spp. & hybrids 11 0 2 1 2 2 1 0 1 2 0
Brassica napus 11 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 1
Centranthus ruber 11 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Cornus sericea 11 0 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 3 0
Erica cilaris 11 3 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Erigeron karvinskianus 11 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 1
Gaultheria mucronata 11 0 2 0 2 2 1 0 1 2 1
Gaultheria shallon 11 1 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 1
Hypericum calycinum 11 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Lolium multiflorum 11 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 0 1
Medicago sativa subsp. Varia 11 1 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Melilotus officinalis 11 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Mentha gracilis 11 0 2 0 2 2 1 0 1 2 1
Papaver hybridum 11 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Papaver somniferum 11 0 2 0 2 2 0 1 1 2 1
Ribes nigrum 11 0 2 1 2 2 1 0 0 2 1
Ribes uva-crispa 11 0 2 1 2 2 1 0 0 2 1
Salix viminalis 11 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Selaginella kraussiana 11 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Silybum marianum 11 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Solidago canadensis 11 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Stachys arvensis 11 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Trifolium hybridum 11 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 3 0
Verbascum virgatum 11 1 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Veronica crista-galli 11 0 2 1 2 2 1 0 1 2 0
Bryonia dioica 10 1 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Buddleja davidii 10 0 2 1 2 2 0 0 1 2 0
Cicerbita macrophylla 10 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Crepis vesicaria 10 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Epilobium ciliatum 10 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Erica terminalis 10 2 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Erinus alpinus 10 1 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 1
Erysimum cheiranthoides 10 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Festuca heterophylla 10 3 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Hesperis matronalis 10 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Hirschfeldia incana 10 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Hypericum hircinum 10 1 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Lepidium draba 10 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Melilotus albus 10 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Mentha suaveolens 10 0 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 1
Mercurialis annua 10 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Mimulus robertsii 10 1 1 0 2 2 1 0 1 2 0
Persicaria amplexicaulis 10 0 2 1 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Persicaria wallichii 10 0 2 0 2 2 1 0 1 2 0
Reseda alba 10 3 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Ribes rubrum 10 0 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 1
Senecio fluviatilis 10 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Sisymbrium orientale 10 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Soleirolia soleirolii 10 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Symphytum uplandicum 10 0 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 1
Tolmiea menziesii 10 1 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Valerianella carinata 10 0 2 1 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Verbena officinalis 10 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Veronica filiformis 10 0 2 1 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Alnus incana 9 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 1 2 0
Althaea officinalis 9 0 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Armoracia rusticana 9 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 1
Chelidonium majus 9 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Chenopodium murale 9 1 0 2 1 2 0 0 1 2 0
Cirsium oleraceum 9 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Claytonia sibirica 9 0 1 0 2 2 1 0 1 2 0
Conyza bilbaoana 9 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 0
Elytrigia repens 9 0 2 1 1 2 1 0 0 2 0
Epilobium brunnescens 9 0 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Epilobium pedunculare 9 1 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Geranium phaeum 9 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 1
Geranium pyrenaicum 9 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 1
Hieracium gougetianum 9 3 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0
Kickxia elatine 9 1 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0
Mentha villosa 9 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 1
Misopates orontium 9 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Pentaglottis sempervirens 9 0 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Persicaria bistorata 9 0 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Pilosella aurantiaca 9 0 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. Raphanistrum 9 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 1
Salix fragilis 9 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 0
Sambucus ebulus 9 0 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Saxifraga urbium 9 0 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Sedum dasyphyllum 9 1 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Senecio viscosus 9 0 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Smyrnium olusatrum 9 0 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Symphytum tuberosum 9 0 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Tellima grandiflora 9 0 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Urtica urens 9 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 0
Veronica persica 9 0 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Antirrhinum majus 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Barbarea intermedia 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Calystegia pulchra 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Calystegia silvatica 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Chenopodium bonus-henricus 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Chrysanthemum segetum 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Cruciata laevipes 8 1 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0
Erysimum cheiri 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Fumaria muralis 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Hieracium grandidens 8 1 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0
Hieracium maculatum 8 1 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0
Hordeum murinum 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Inula helenium 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Juncus tenuis 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Lamiastrum galeobdolon subsp.argentatum 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Linaria purpurea 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Medicago arabica 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Myrrhis odorata 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Persicaria campanulata 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Peucedanum ostruthium 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Plantago media 8 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Senecio squalidus 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Sinapis alba 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Solidago gigantea 8 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 0
Tanacetum parthenium 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Tanacetum vulgare 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Thlaspi arvense 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Veronica peregrina 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Vicia sativa subsp. segetalis 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Carduus nutans 7 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Chenopodium polyspermum 7 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0
Epilobium tetragonum 7 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0
Fumaria bastardii 7 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0
Lamium album 7 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0
Malva neglecta 7 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0
Poa palustris 7 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 0
Rapistrum rugosum 7 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Rumex pulcher 7 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0
Adoxa moschatellina 6 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
Draba muralis 6 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 2 0
Berberis vulgaris 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Centaurea calcitrapa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Centaurea solstitialis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chaenorhinum minus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fagus sylvatica 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malus domestica 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Petroselinum crispum 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Populus nigra 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Prunus domestica 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Prunus serotina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
POTENTIAL TAXA total
Ludwigia grandiflora / Ludwigia uruguayensis 23 2 3 2 2 2 4 0 3 3 2
Cabomba caroliniana 22 2 3 2 2 2 4 0 2 3 2
Pueraria montana var. lobata 22 1 3 2 2 2 4 0 3 3 2
Ailanthus altissima 21 1 3 2 2 2 4 2 2 3 0
Ludwigia peploides 21 1 3 2 2 2 4 0 2 3 2
Eichhornia crassipes 20 0 3 2 2 1 4 0 3 3 2
Salvinia molesta 20 2 3 2 2 1 4 0 1 3 2
Paulownia tomentosa 19 1 3 2 2 2 4 0 1 3 1
Trapa natans 19 1 3 1 1 2 4 0 3 2 2
Akebia quinata 18 2 3 1 2 2 4 0 1 2 1
Solidago nemoralis 18 0 3 2 2 2 4 0 1 3 1
Acroptilon repens 17 1 3 2 1 2 1 2 2 3 0
Nassella neesiana 17 2 3 1 1 2 4 0 1 3 0
Pittosporum undulatum 17 1 3 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 0
Rubus ellipticus 17 0 3 2 2 2 4 0 1 2 1
Sapium sebiferum 17 1 3 2 2 2 4 0 1 2 0
Bromus tectorum 16 0 3 2 2 2 1 0 3 3 0
Sicyos angulatus 16 1 3 2 2 2 0 0 3 3 0
Triadica sebifera 16 1 3 2 2 2 1 0 1 3 1
Ambrosia artemisiifolia 15 2 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 3 0
Amelanchier spicata 15 2 3 2 0 2 4 0 0 2 0
Centaurea diffusa 15 1 3 2 0 1 1 2 3 2 0
Elaeagnus angustifolia 15 0 3 2 2 2 4 0 1 1 0
Elaeagnus umbellata 15 0 0 2 2 2 4 0 1 2 2
Helianthus tuberosus 15 2 3 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 1
Polygonum perfoliatum 15 0 3 1 2 2 2 0 3 2 0
Psidium guajava 15 1 3 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 1
Zostera japonica 15 0 3 2 0 2 4 0 1 3 0
Arundo donax 14 0 3 0 2 2 4 0 1 2 0
Ipomoea aquatica 14 0 0 2 2 1 4 0 1 3 1
Linaria dalmatica 14 1 3 2 0 2 1 0 1 3 1
Centaurea biebersteinii 13 1 1 2 0 2 4 0 1 2 0
Chromolaena odorata 13 0 0 2 0 1 4 2 2 2 0
Solanum elaeagnifolium 13 0 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 3 0
Solanum viarum 13 0 1 2 0 1 4 2 1 2 0
Taeniatherum caput-medusae 13 1 3 2 1 2 1 0 1 2 0
Zizania latifolia 12 1 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 2 0
Sorghum halepense 11 0 3 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 0
Lepidium appelianum 10 1 3 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1
Phoenix canariensis 10 1 3 0 2 1 1 0 1 1 0
Ziziphus mauritiana 10 1 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 0
Bidens frondosa 8 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 2 0
Cenchrus incertus 8 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 2 0
Cyperus esculentus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Heracleum sosnowskyi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitex rotundifolia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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