Alien plants migrate northwards

In Europe and America, many of the alien plant species originate from their own continent. They usually originate in warmer regions closer to the equator – a phenomenon that could be exacerbated by climate change. This is the conclusion of our new publication within the GloNAF project.

The study was published today in Science Advances.

Here is the german press release: Link

Here you find the publication: Link


Zhang et al. (2023) The poleward naturalization of intracontinental alien plants. Science Advances, 9, eadi1897.DOI:10.1126/sciadv.adi1897