The Invasive Buddleja davidii (Butterfly Bush)

@article{TallentHalsell2009TheIB,
  title={The Invasive Buddleja davidii (Butterfly Bush)},
  author={Nita G. Tallent-Halsell and Michael S. Watt},
  journal={The Botanical Review},
  year={2009},
  volume={75},
  pages={292-325}
}
Buddleja davidii Franchet (Synonym. Buddleia davidii; common name butterfly bush) is a perennial, semi-deciduous, multi-stemmed shrub that is resident in gardens and disturbed areas. Since its introduction to the United Kingdom from China in the late 1800s, B. davidii has become an important component in horticulture and human culture. Despite its popularity as a landscape plant, B. davidii is considered problematic because of its ability to naturalize outside of gardens and rapidly invade and… Expand

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