unique to an area; native to no other place on earth (IS1)


a resource management strategy for keeping an established pest from spreading to new areas (IS1)

Canoe plants

plants brought with the Polynesian wayfarers, also called Polynesian introductions (IS1)


the various species of plants and animals in an environment (IS1)


a method of mitigating the effects of an invasive species by releasing a natural predator from the species’ native range into the environment it has invaded; the use of insects or diseases to control populations of pest insects or plants; also known as

Adaptive radiation

the rapid development of many species from a single ancestral population (A3, R2, R3, IS1)