How to Remove Our Top 10 Invasive Plants

Invasive species can have devastating effects on native plant life. Trees Atlanta is committed to helping communities remove these plants, while also promoting the growth of natural species and restoring native forests and greenspace.

A healthy native plant diversity is essential for the ecosystem to properly adapt to urban stresses like climate change, habitat fragmentation, and pollution. By fostering good urban forest management through invasive removal, we can restore balance to destabilized ecosystems and protect Atlanta’s legacy as the City in the Forest.

We have compiled a list of the Top 10 Invasive Plants That Harm Our Urban Forest. Before you start removing plants, we recommend reading about these different species here:

Click the boxes below to learn how to remove each plant. If you have additional questions after reading the guides, please email