Slimbridge WWT welcome the invasive species ban

Posted on 04. Feb, 2013 by in Environment & Nature, Featured

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Carrie Hume from Slimbridge WWT welcomes the move to prevent another ash dieback situation by banning the sale of certain exotic species in the UK. Read more –…

The ban on sale will be implemented in 2014. The full list of plants to be banned from sale are:

  • water primrose Ludwigia spp,
  • parrot’s feather Myriophyllum aquaticum,
  • water fern Azolla filiculoides,
  • floating pennywort Hydrocotyle ranunculoides,
  • New Zealand pygmy weed Crassula helmsii.

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