Plants Index
Dioscorea bulbifera
Several non-native genera
Brazilian Peppertree
Schinus terebinthifolius
Callery pear
Pyrus calleryana
Chinese Privet
Ligustrum sinense
Chinese Tallow Tree
Triadica sebifera
Imperata cylindrica
Japanese Climbing Fern
Lygodium japonicum
Japanese Stiltgrass
Microstegium vimineum
Johnson Grass
Sorghum halepense
Pueraria lobata
Thorny Olive
Elaeagnus pungens
Tree of Heaven
Ailanthus altissima
Chuck Bargeron, University of Georgia,

Bradford Pear (Pyrus calleryana)

Southern Group of State Foresters, 2020

Fact sheet detailing identification, spread and management solutions for callery pear

Callery pear is one of the most rapidly-spreading invasive plants in the eastern U.S.  This plant stems from cultivars of ornamental pears, most commonly the Bradford pear.  Callery pear can have long thorns, and grows singly or in thick patches in old fields, roadsides, or forested areas.

BradfordPear.pdf — PDF document, 2153Kb
Personal tools