The importation, sale, and trade of the plants listed is banned. This ban also covers the purchase and distribution of these plants and related activities, and includes all cultivars, varieties and hybrids of the plants listed.
The ban does not impact any existing plantings for any of the listed species, but is limited to the importation, sale, trade, distribution and related activities, of these plants.
(As found on the Official Website of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Effective January 1, 2009.)