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U.S. Weeds with Scientific Name =G*
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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.
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.
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 Common Name
Scientific Name
Source Native Status*

GLLE3
American licorice
Glycyrrhiza lepidota

NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

GYPA
baby's breath
Gypsophila paniculata

STATE, WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

GYPA
bachelor's button
Gypsophila paniculata

STATE, WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

GRBA
Banks grevillea
Grevillea banksii

STATE, HEAR

HI (I)

GAAP2
bedstraw
Galium aparine

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (I?), GL (I?)

GLCO3
blackspot hornpoppy
Glaucium corniculatum

SWSS

L48 (I)

GUSA2
broom snakeweed
Gutierrezia sarothrae

NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

GUSA2
broomweed
Gutierrezia sarothrae

NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

GEMO2
Cape broom
Genista monspessulana

STATE, Cal-IPC

L48 (I)

GECA5
Carolina geranium
Geranium carolinianum

KY, N'EAST, SWSS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

GAAP2
catchweed bedstraw
Galium aparine

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (I?), GL (I?)

GAPU3
GNPU2
catfoot
Gamochaeta purpurea
Gnaphalium purpureum


N'EAST

(I), L48 (N), HI (I), CAN (N)

GAPU3
GNPU2
chafe weed
Gamochaeta purpurea
Gnaphalium purpureum


N'EAST

(I), L48 (N), HI (I), CAN (N)

GAAP2
cleavers
Galium aparine

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (I?), GL (I?)

GAAP2
cleaverwort
Galium aparine

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (I?), GL (I?)

GLHE2
creeping charlie
Glechoma hederacea

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, WI

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)

GRSQ
curlycup gumweed
Grindelia squarrosa

NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

GRSQ
curlytop gumweed
Grindelia squarrosa

NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

GEDI
cutleaf geranium
Geranium dissectum

SWSS

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

GAPU3
GNPU2
everlasting
Gamochaeta purpurea
Gnaphalium purpureum


N'EAST

(I), L48 (N), HI (I), CAN (N)

GEMO2
French broom
Genista monspessulana

STATE, Cal-IPC

L48 (I)

GEMO2
CYMO5
French broom
Genista monspessulana
Cytisus monspessulanus

STATE, Cal-IPC
STATE

L48 (I)

GAQU
fringed quickweed
Galinsoga quadriradiata

KY, NE&GP

L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)

GAPA2
galinsoga
Galinsoga parviflora

STATE

L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)

GLHE2
gill-over-the-ground
Glechoma hederacea

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, WI

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)

GAOF
goat's rue
Galega officinalis

US, STATE, WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

GLHE2
ground ivy
Glechoma hederacea

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, WI

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)

GRSQ
gumweed
Grindelia squarrosa

NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

GRBA
haiku
Grevillea banksii

STATE, HEAR

HI (I)

GAQU
hairy galinsoga
Galinsoga quadriradiata

KY, NE&GP

L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)

GLHE2
haymaids
Glechoma hederacea

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, WI

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)

GATE2
hempnettle
Galeopsis tetrahit

STATE

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

GERO
herb Robert
Geranium robertianum

STATE

L48 (NI), AK (I), CAN (N), SPM (N)

GLTR
honey locust
Gleditsia triacanthos

N'EAST, NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

GRBA
Kahili flower
Grevillea banksii

STATE, HEAR

HI (I)

GLLE3
licorice
Glycyrrhiza lepidota

NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

GNPA
lowland cudweed
Gnaphalium palustre

WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

GEMO2
Montpellier broom
Genista monspessulana

STATE, Cal-IPC

L48 (I)

GLCL3
mud mat
Glossostigma cleistanthum

STATE

L48 (I)

GLDI
mud mat
Glossostigma diandrum

STATE


GUSA2
perennial snakeweed
Gutierrezia sarothrae

NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

GAPU3
GNPU2
purple cudweed
Gamochaeta purpurea
Gnaphalium purpureum


N'EAST

(I), L48 (N), HI (I), CAN (N)

GAPU3
GNPU2
rabbit tobacco
Gamochaeta purpurea
Gnaphalium purpureum


N'EAST

(I), L48 (N), HI (I), CAN (N)

GLMA3
reed mannagrass
Glyceria maxima

STATE

L48 (I), CAN (I)

GRSQ
rosinweed
Grindelia squarrosa

NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

GACO5
scarlet gaura
Gaura coccinea

STATE, NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

GAAP2
scarthgrass
Galium aparine

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (I?), GL (I?)

GADR
scented gaura
Gaura drummondii

STATE

L48 (N)

GAQU
shaggy soldier
Galinsoga quadriradiata

KY, NE&GP

L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)

GAQU
GACI4
shaggy soldier
Galinsoga quadriradiata
Galinsoga ciliata

KY, NE&GP
N'EAST, SWSS

L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)

GRRO
silky oak
Grevillea robusta

HEAR

L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)

GRRO
silver oak
Grevillea robusta

HEAR

L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)

GAPA6
smallflowered gaura
Gaura parviflora

WSWS

L48 (N)

GLMA4
soybean
Glycine max

SWSS

L48 (I), PR (I), CAN (W)

GRPA8
HACI5
Spanish gold
Grindelia papposa
Haplopappus ciliatus


SWSS

L48 (N)

GAPU3
GNPU2
spoonleaf purple everlasting
Gamochaeta purpurea
Gnaphalium purpureum


N'EAST

(I), L48 (N), HI (I), CAN (N)

GUSA2
stinkweed
Gutierrezia sarothrae

NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

GRSQ
tarweed
Grindelia squarrosa

NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

GUSA2
turpentine weed
Gutierrezia sarothrae

NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

GOHI
upland cotton
Gossypium hirsutum

SWSS

(N), L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)

GAPA6
velvetweed
Gaura parviflora

WSWS

L48 (N)

GAPA6
velvety gaura
Gaura parviflora

WSWS

L48 (N)

GASI
wavyleaf gaura
Gaura sinuata

STATE

L48 (N)

GRPA8
HACI5
waxed goldenweed
Grindelia papposa
Haplopappus ciliatus


SWSS

L48 (N)

GNPA
western marsh cudweed
Gnaphalium palustre

WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

GAAP2
white hedge
Galium aparine

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (I?), GL (I?)

GLLE3
wild licorice
Glycyrrhiza lepidota

NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

GAPA6
willow gaura
Gaura parviflora

WSWS

L48 (N)

GUSA2
yellow top
Gutierrezia sarothrae

NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)
 
   
*CodeNative Status
I Introduced
I? Probably 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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