Land Plants - invasive

Butterfly Bush (Buddleja davidii) on May 19, 2020

Submitter has sample
EDRR Status: Local expert notified

Description of specimen

Our neighbor is 100% positive that this bush is a butterfly bush; a very dense shrub with purple long blossoming trusses and a thick solid root system. We are currently in the process of removing the shrub from the root up and will be replacing it with a native shrub.
Butterfly bush