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U.S. Weeds with Scientific Name =D*
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U.S. USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ). Federal noxious weed list (1 February 2012). USDA, APHIS, PPQ, Washington, DC.
USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ). State Plant Regulatory Officials letters. National Plant Board
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,and J.M. DiTomaso. Weeds of the Northeast. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York.
NE&GP Stubbendieck, J., G.Y. Friisoe,and 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.and 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*
DRAR7
 
Drymaria arenarioides
alfombrilla
US, STATE
 
DEEL3
 
 
Derris elliptica
derris
oiltree
HEAR
 
 
(I)
DAAE
 
Dactyloctenium aegyptium
Egyptian grass
SWSS
 
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
DICI
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digitaria ciliaris
Henry's crabgrass
fingergrass
kukaepua'a
saulangi
smooth crabgrass
tropical crabgrass
SWSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
(I), L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
DIBI
 
Digitaria bicornis
Asian crabgrass
SWSS
 
(I), L48 (N), PR (N)
DYAM
CHAM
 
Dysphania ambrosioides
Chenopodium ambrosioides
Mexican tea

SWSS
 
(I), L48 (NI), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (I)
DECA15
 
Desmodium cajanifolium
tropical ticktrefoil
HEAR
 
HI (I)
DIAB
DISC5
 
 
 
Digitaria abyssinica
Digitaria scalarum
African couchgrass
bluecouch
fingergrass

US, STATE
 
 
 
HI (I)
DIRO2
 
Dissotis rotundifolia
pinklady
HEAR
 
HI (I), PR (I)
DICI2
 
DINU6
 
Dichrostachys cinerea
aroma
Dichrostachys nutans
marabu
STATE
 
STATE
 
L48 (I)
DIVE2
 
 
Digitaria velutina
annual couchgrass
velvet fingergrass
US, STATE
 
 
L48 (I)
DIOP
DIBA2
 
Dioscorea oppositifolia
Dioscorea batatas
air-potato

SEEPPC
 
L48 (I)
DISA9
 
Dipsacus sativus
Indian teasel
STATE
 
L48 (I)
DIPU
 
Digitalis purpurea
purple foxglove
WSWS
 
L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
DESO2
 
 
Descurainia sophia
flixweed
pinnate tansymustard
STATE, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I)
DAGL
 
 
Dactylis glomerata
cocksfoot
orchardgrass
N'EAST, NE&GP
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
DALA11
 
Daphne laureola
spurge laurel
FLEPPC
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
DIFU2
 
 
 
DISY
 
 
Dipsacus fullonum
Fuller's teasel
common teasel
teasel
Dipsacus sylvestris
Fuller's teasel
common teasel
STATE, KY, N'EAST, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
 
WI
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
DILA4
 
Dipsacus laciniatus
cutleaf teasel
STATE, WI
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
DRVE2
 
Draba verna
spring Whitlowgrass
KY
 
L48 (I), CAN (W)
DEOD
 
 
 
SEMI
 
Delairea odorata
German ivy
Italian ivy
cape ivy
Senecio mikanioides
capeivy
Cal-IPC
 
 
 
HEAR
 
L48 (I), HI (I)
DEPE6
DEPE3
 
Deparia petersenii
Deparia petersonii
false spleenwort

HEAR
 
L48 (I), HI (I)
DIAR
 
Dianthus armeria
Deptford pink
SWSS
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (W)
DIBU
 
 
 
Dioscorea bulbifera
air potato
air yam
bitter yam
STATE, FLEPPC
 
 
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
DAST
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datura stramonium
Jamestown weed
jimsonweed
mad apple
moonflower
stinkwort
thorn apple
STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
 
 
 
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (I)
DAIN2
DAIN5
 
 
 
Datura inoxia
Datura innoxia
angel's trumpet
desert thornapple
sacred datura

WSWS
 
 
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (W)
DISA
 
 
 
Digitaria sanguinalis
hairy crabgrass
large crabgrass
purple crabgrass
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
 
L48 (I), PR (I), CAN (I)
DACA6
 
 
 
Daucus carota
Queen Anne's lace
bird's nest
wild carrot
STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
 
L48 (I), PR (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
DIAL2
 
Dioscorea alata
winged yam
STATE, FLEPPC
 
L48 (I), PR (I), VI (I)
DIIS
 
 
Digitaria ischaemum
small crabgrass
smooth crabgrass
NE&GP, SWSS
 
 
L48 (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (I)
DAQU
 
Datura quercifolia
Chinese thornapple
SWSS
 
L48 (N)
DEGE2
 
Delphinium geyeri
Geyer larkspur
WSWS
 
L48 (N)
DEOC
 
Delphinium ×occidentale
duncecap larkspur
WSWS
 
L48 (N)
DEIL
 
Desmanthus illinoensis
prairie bundleflower
SWSS
 
L48 (N)
DITE2
 
Diodia teres
poorjoe
KY
 
L48 (N)
DIVI3
 
Diodia virginiana
Virginia buttonweed
N'EAST, SWSS
 
L48 (N)
DRAM
RUAM7
 
Dracopis amplexicaulis
Rudbeckia amplexicaulis
clasping coneflower

SWSS
 
L48 (N)
DYPA
 
 
Dyssodia papposa
dogweed
fetid marigold
NE&GP
 
 
L48 (N), CAN (I)
DECAV2
DEVI
 
 
 
Delphinium carolinianum ssp. virescens
Delphinium virescens
Carolina larkspur
plains larkspur
prairie larkspur

NE&GP
 
 
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
DENU2
 
 
 
Delphinium nuttallianum
Nuttall's larkspur
low larkspur
twolobe larkspur
WSWS
 
 
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
DEPI
 
 
Descurainia pinnata
green tansymustard
tansymustard
NE&GP, SWSS
 
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
DISP
 
 
 
 
 
Distichlis spicata
desert saltgrass
inland saltgrass
marsh spikegrass
saltgrass
seashore saltgrass
NE&GP, WSWS
 
 
 
 
 
L48 (N), HI (I), CAN (N)
DETO
 
Desmodium tortuosum
dixie ticktrefoil
SWSS
 
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
 
   
*CodeNative Status
I Introduced
N Native
W Waif

*CodeNative Status Jurisdiction
None
L48 Lower 48 States
AK Alaska
HI Hawaii
PR Puerto Rico
VI Virgin Islands
CAN Canada
GL Greenland
SPM St. Pierre and Miquelon

 

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