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U.S. Weeds with Scientific Name =B*
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STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states. State agriculture or natural resource departments.
Cal-IPC California Invasive Plant Council. California Invasive Plant Inventory. Cal-IPC Publication 2006-02 (1 February 2007). California Invasive Plant Council, Berkeley, California.
FLEPPC Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council. Invasive plant list. Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council, Florida.
HEAR USDI, Geological Survey. Information index for selected alien plants in Hawaii (20 October 2003). Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk Project, Biological Resources Division, Haleakala Field Station, Makawao, Hawaii.
KY Haragan, P.D. Weeds of Kentucky and adjacent states: a field guide. The University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.
N'EAST Uva, R.H., J.C. Neal, & J.M. DiTomaso. Weeds of the Northeast. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York.
NE&GP Stubbendieck, J., G.Y. Friisoe, & M.R. Bolick. Weeds of Nebraska and the Great Plains. Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry, Lincoln, Nebraska.
SEEPPC Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council. Invasive exotic pest plants in Tennessee (19 October 1999). Research Committee of the Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council, Tennessee.
SWSS Southern Weed Science Society. Weeds of the United States and Canada. CD-ROM. Southern Weed Science Society, Champaign, Illinois.
WI Hoffman, R. & K. Kearns (eds.). Wisconsin manual of control recommendations for ecologically invasive plants. Wisconsin Dept. Natural Resources, Madison, Wisconsin.
WSWS Whitson, T.D. (ed.) et al. Weeds of the West. Western Society of Weed Science in cooperation with Cooperative Extension Services, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

 

Symbol Scientific Name
Common Name
Source Native Status*
BARO
 
Bacopa rotundifolia
disc waterhyssop
SWSS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
BAOR
 
 
Barbarea orthoceras
American yellowrocket
wintercress
WSWS
 
 
L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)
BAVU
 
 
 
Barbarea vulgaris
garden yellow rocket
winter cress
yellow rocket
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS
 
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
BAHY
 
 
 
Bassia hyssopifolia
fivehook bassia
fivehorn smotherweed
smother weed
Cal-IPC
 
 
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
BASC5
KOSC
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bassia scoparia
Kochia scoparia
Mexican burningbush
Mexican fireweed
fireweed
kochia
mock cypress
summer cypress

STATE, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
 
 
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
BAVA
 
 
 
Bauhinia variegata
butterfly tree
orchid tree
purple orchid tree
FLEPPC
 
 
 
L48 (I), PR (I)
BECU
 
Begonia cucullata
clubed begonia
FLEPPC
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
BETR
 
Bellardia trixago
bellardia
Cal-IPC
 
L48 (I)
BEPE2
 
 
 
Bellis perennis
English daisy
European daisy
lawn daisy
N'EAST, WSWS
 
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
BERBE
 
Berberis
barberry
STATE
 
BETH
 
Berberis thunbergii
Japanese barberry
SEEPPC, WI
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
BEVU
 
 
 
 
Berberis vulgaris
common barberry
epine-vinette
epine-vinette commune
vinetteier
STATE, WI
 
 
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
BEIN2
 
 
Berteroa incana
hoary alyssum
hoary false alyssum
STATE, NE&GP, SWSS
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)
BIAL
 
Bidens alba
romerillo
HEAR
 
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (I)
BIAR
 
 
Bidens aristosa
long-bracted beggar-ticks
tickseed sunflower
KY
 
 
L48 (N), CAN (I)
BIBI7
 
Bidens bipinnata
Spanish needles
NE&GP
 
L48 (N), CAN (I)
BICE
 
 
 
 
Bidens cernua
bur marigold
nodding beggarticks
nodding bur marigold
sticktight
NE&GP, WSWS
 
 
 
 
L48 (N), AK (I), CAN (N)
BICY
 
Bidens cynapiifolia
West Indian beggarticks
HEAR
 
HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
BIFR
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bidens frondosa
bur marigold
devil's beggarticks
devil's bootjack
pitchfork weed
sticktights
tickseed sunflower
N'EAST, NE&GP
 
 
 
 
 
 
L48 (N), AK (I), CAN (I)
BIPI
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bidens pilosa
Spanish needle
beggar's tick
cobbler's pegs
fisi'uli
kofe tonga
matakaro
HEAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (I)
BIJA
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bischofia javanica
Javanese bishopweed
bischofia
bishopwood
koka
tongotongo
toog
FLEPPC
 
 
 
 
 
 
L48 (I), HI (I)
BOFR2
 
 
 
 
Bocconia frutescens
boconnia
plume poppy
sea oxeye daisy
tree poppy
STATE, HEAR
 
 
 
 
HI (I), PR (N)
BODA2
BUDA
 
Bouteloua dactyloides
Buchloe dactyloides
buffalograss

SWSS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
BRDI2
 
Brachypodium distachyon
purple false brome
Cal-IPC
 
L48 (I), HI (I)
BRSY
 
Brachypodium sylvaticum
false brome
STATE
 
L48 (I)
BRASS2
 
Brassica
mustard
STATE
 
BRJU
 
Brassica juncea
Indian mustard
NE&GP
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (I)
BRNI
 
 
Brassica nigra
black mustard
shortpod mustard
Cal-IPC, HEAR, WSWS
 
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
BRRA
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brassica rapa
bird's rape
birdsrape mustard
field mustard
wild mustard
wild rutabaga
wild turnip
SWSS, WSWS
 
 
 
 
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I)
BRTO
 
 
 
Brassica tournefortii
African mustard
Asian mustard
wild turnip
Cal-IPC
 
 
 
L48 (I)
BREUE
KUEU
 
Brickellia eupatorioides var. eupatorioides
Kuhnia eupatorioides
falsebonset

NE&GP
 
L48 (N)
BRAR5
 
BRJA
 
 
Bromus arvensis
field brome
Bromus japonicus
Japanese bromegrass
Japanese chess
SWSS
 
KY, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
BRCA5
 
 
Bromus carinatus
California brome
mountain brome
WSWS
 
 
L48 (N), AK (I), CAN (N)
BRCA6
 
 
Bromus catharticus
rescue brome
rescue grass
SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
BRDI3
 
Bromus diandrus
ripgut brome
Cal-IPC, SWSS
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
BRDIR
BRRI8
 
Bromus diandrus ssp. rigidus
Bromus rigidus
ripgut brome

WSWS
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
BRHO2
 
 
Bromus hordeaceus
soft brome
soft chess
SEEPPC
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
BRHOH
BRMO2
 
 
 
Bromus hordeaceus ssp. hordeaceus
Bromus mollis
soft brome
soft cheat
soft chess

SWSS, WSWS
 
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
BRIN2
 
 
 
Bromus inermis
Hungarian bromegrass
awnless brome
smooth brome
NE&GP, SEEPPC, WI
 
 
 
L48 (NI), AK (NI), CAN (NI), GL (I), SPM (I)
BRRA2
BRCO4
 
 
Bromus racemosus
Bromus commutatus
hairy chess
meadow brome

STATE, SEEPPC, SWSS
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)
BRRU2
 
 
Bromus rubens
foxtail brome
red brome
Cal-IPC
 
 
L48 (I), HI (I)
BRSE
 
 
 
 
Bromus secalinus
bromegrass
cheat
chess
rye brome
STATE, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
BRST2
 
 
 
Bromus sterilis
barren bromegrass
poverty brome
sterile brome
SEEPPC
 
 
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
BRTE
 
 
 
 
 
Bromus tectorum
cheatgrass
downy brome
early chess
military grass
thatch bromegrass
STATE, Cal-IPC, FLEPPC, HEAR, N'EAST, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
 
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I)
BRPA4
 
 
Broussonetia papyrifera
paper mulberry
wauke
SEEPPC
 
 
L48 (I), HI (I)
BRSE11
BRGY
 
Bruguiera sexangula
Bruguiera gymnorrhiza
oriental mangrove

HEAR
 
HI (I)
BROV4
 
 
Brunnichia ovata
American buckwheat vine
redvine
SWSS
 
 
L48 (N)
BRAL4
 
Bryonia alba
white bryony
STATE
 
L48 (I)
BRAR71
 
 
 
Bryum argenteum
silver thread moss
silvergreen bryum moss
silvery bryum
N'EAST
 
 
 
NA (N)
BUDA2
 
Buddleja davidii
butterfly bush
STATE
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)
BUAR3
 
LIAR4
 
 
Buglossoides arvensis
corn gromwell
Lithospermum arvense
corn gromwell
puccoon
SEEPPC
 
KY, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
BURO
 
Bupleurum rotundifolium
hound's-ear
SEEPPC
 
L48 (I), CAN (GP)
BUUM
 
Butomus umbellatus
flowering rush
STATE, WI
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
 
   
*CodeNative Status
GP Garden persistent
I Introduced
N Native
NI Native and Introduced

*CodeNative Status Jurisdiction
L48 Lower 48 States
AK Alaska
HI Hawaii
PR Puerto Rico
VI Virgin Islands
CAN Canada
GL Greenland
SPM St. Pierre and Miquelon
NA North America

 

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