Camphor Tree can spread rapidly, infesting forests and displacing native trees. Its fruits, leaves, and roots are toxic to humans in large doses and may affect respiration or cause convulsions.
For information on how to eradicate this invasive, view our statement on herbicide use and preferred alternatives for invasive plants.
You can replace this invasive plant with native alternatives. Here are some plants that make superior replacements.
Match your location on the Texas map to the color squares on the replacement plants below to find suitable replacements for your ecoregion.