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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 Scientific Name
Common Name
Source Native Status*
GAAP2
 
 
 
 
 
 
Galium aparine
bedstraw
catchweed bedstraw
cleavers
cleaverwort
scarthgrass
white hedge
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
 
 
 
 
L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (I?), GL (I)
GACO5
 
Gaura coccinea
scarlet gaura
STATE, NE&GP
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
GADR
 
Gaura drummondii
scented gaura
STATE
 
L48 (N)
GAOF
 
Galega officinalis
goat's rue
US, STATE, WSWS
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
GAPA2
 
Galinsoga parviflora
galinsoga
STATE
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)
GAPA6
 
 
 
 
Gaura parviflora
smallflowered gaura
velvetweed
velvety gaura
willow gaura
WSWS
 
 
 
 
L48 (N)
GAPU3
GNPU2
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gamochaeta purpurea
Gnaphalium purpureum
catfoot
chafe weed
everlasting
purple cudweed
rabbit tobacco
spoonleaf purple everlasting

N'EAST
 
 
 
 
 
 
(I), L48 (N), HI (I), CAN (N)
GAQU
 
 
 
GACI4
 
Galinsoga quadriradiata
fringed quickweed
hairy galinsoga
shaggy soldier
Galinsoga ciliata
shaggy soldier
KY, NE&GP
 
 
 
N'EAST, SWSS
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)
GASI
 
Gaura sinuata
wavyleaf gaura
STATE
 
L48 (N)
GATE2
 
Galeopsis tetrahit
hempnettle
STATE
 
L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
GECA5
 
Geranium carolinianum
Carolina geranium
KY, N'EAST, SWSS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
GEDI
 
Geranium dissectum
cutleaf geranium
SWSS
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
GEMO2
 
 
 
CYMO5
 
Genista monspessulana
Cape broom
French broom
Montpellier broom
Cytisus monspessulanus
French broom
STATE, Cal-IPC
 
 
 
STATE
 
L48 (I)
GERO
 
Geranium robertianum
herb Robert
STATE
 
L48 (NI), AK (I), CAN (N), SPM (N)
GLCL3
 
Glossostigma cleistanthum
mud mat
STATE
 
L48 (I)
GLCO3
 
Glaucium corniculatum
blackspot hornpoppy
SWSS
 
L48 (I)
GLDI
 
Glossostigma diandrum
mud mat
STATE
 
GLHE2
 
 
 
 
Glechoma hederacea
creeping charlie
gill-over-the-ground
ground ivy
haymaids
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, WI
 
 
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)
GLLE3
 
 
 
Glycyrrhiza lepidota
American licorice
licorice
wild licorice
NE&GP, WSWS
 
 
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
GLMA3
 
Glyceria maxima
reed mannagrass
STATE
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
GLMA4
 
Glycine max
soybean
SWSS
 
L48 (I), PR (I), CAN (W)
GLTR
 
Gleditsia triacanthos
honey locust
N'EAST, NE&GP
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
GNPA
 
 
Gnaphalium palustre
lowland cudweed
western marsh cudweed
WSWS
 
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
GOHI
 
Gossypium hirsutum
upland cotton
SWSS
 
(N), L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
GRBA
 
 
 
Grevillea banksii
Banks grevillea
Kahili flower
haiku
STATE, HEAR
 
 
 
HI (I)
GRPA8
HACI5
 
 
Grindelia papposa
Haplopappus ciliatus
Spanish gold
waxed goldenweed

SWSS
 
 
L48 (N)
GRRO
 
 
Grevillea robusta
silky oak
silver oak
HEAR
 
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
GRSQ
 
 
 
 
 
Grindelia squarrosa
curlycup gumweed
curlytop gumweed
gumweed
rosinweed
tarweed
NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
 
 
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
GUSA2
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gutierrezia sarothrae
broom snakeweed
broomweed
perennial snakeweed
stinkweed
turpentine weed
yellow top
NE&GP, WSWS
 
 
 
 
 
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
GYPA
 
 
Gypsophila paniculata
baby's breath
bachelor's button
STATE, WSWS
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
 
   
*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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