exotic plant

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exotic plant

A plant that is not native to the locality or region in which it is being grown.
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Denbigh is the latest place to host Ring-necked Parakeets, an introduced species that remains rare in North Wales.
However, not all introduced species are invasive, as most of them cause no damage.
Trout, both rainbows and browns, are introduced species to Oklahoma.
This field guide outlines the identification and natural history of 137 species of shrubs and vines in Michigan and the Great Lakes region, including both native and introduced species, with information on their key characteristics, size and form, bark, leaves, stems and twigs, winter buds, flowers, fruit, site and habitat, distribution, similar species, notes, chromosome numbers, and growth pattern, along with line drawings.
According to the book 'Breeding Birds of the United Arab Emirates', by former EBRC Chairman Simon Aspinall, published in 2010 by the Environment Agency, Abu Dhabi, EAD, nearly 100 bird species, excluding introduced species, have been recorded breeding in the UAE.
There's no certainty that a manually introduced species will even survive, he added.
The spread of introduced species into a novel range should be determined by bioclimatic and ecological conditions that are similar to the native range.
The fish caught the most this year was a small native fish, the carp gudgeonwhich is not to be confused with European carp, an introduced species that is harmful to native fish as they compete for food and habitat," Mr Binning said.
Birds, both endemics and introduced species, for decades now have been bred and farmed that supply the thousands of pet shops all over the country.
Phasmid: Saving the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect has application across the curriculum in areas ranging from the study of invertebrates to the study of endangered species, captive breeding programs, the effects of introduced species and the complex issue of eradication of pests.
To our knowledge, Tennessee only has four reported introduced species of terrestrial gastropods (Cepaea nemoralis, Oxychilus cellarius, Opeas pyrgula, Limax maximus; www.