Wild Host Plants of Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs
During the 2011-2013 growing seasons, the trees and shrubs below had the highest numbers of BMSB during weekly surveys of random plants in urban landscapes and woodlots. Note that these numbers are simply averages, as populations fluctuated and moved from host to host over the course of the season.
Plants with the highest numbers of BMSB, Asheville, NC
|Tree of heaven||Paulownia (princess-tree)|
|Black walnut||Porcelain-berry, wild grape|
Image credits: Steve Schoof, NC State University