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The Environment Agency, the Nature Locator team at the University of Bristol and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology have joined forces to help combat the spread of the UK’s most problematic invasive, non-native plant species.

These plants are spreading quickly across the UK. They displace native species and detrimentally affect the ecology of many vulnerable habitats. Some also pose a considerable threat to human health. These plants also present a large financial cost to the UK economy with the annual cost of all invasive, non-native species totalling some £2 billion.

The first step in tackling this problem is accurately determining where these plants are. In order to do that, we need your help! Please use this app to help us to build a comprehensive picture of the UK’s invasive, non-native plant species.

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* Removed autofocus requirement to add compatibility with more devices

Comments and ratings for PlantTracker
  • (72 stars)

    by Craig Hastie on 26/07/2013

    Great app for reporting invasive non-native species

  • (72 stars)

    by matt pringle on 06/07/2013

    Every time I try to add a photo the app closes

  • (72 stars)

    by Brucey Bonus on 03/07/2013

    Works well.

  • (72 stars)

    by Joe Bruns on 12/06/2013

    serms fine but for the uk

  • (72 stars)

    by A Google User on 20/11/2012

    I am a paddler and have seen so many invasive species and have sent emails to EA, now it is far more accurate and traceable.

  • (72 stars)

    by Joe on 04/09/2012

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  • (72 stars)

    by beth on 04/09/2012