Ecologists say the following trees, shrubs, and vines live alongthe Mystic:
Several invasive exotic plants have colonized the habitats aroundthe Mystic. These species crowd out native species, and that meansless food for the animals that depend on native plants. The worstoffenders include Phragmites, Multiflora Rose, Norway Maple, SycamoreMaple, Oriental Bittersweet and Japanese Knotweed.
Source: Geizentanner Associates, June 1997