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

GAPU3
GNPU2
rabbit tobacco
Gamochaeta purpurea
Gnaphalium purpureum


N'EAST

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

TRAR4
rabbitfoot clover
Trifolium arvense

N'EAST

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I), SPM (W)

POMO5
rabbitfoot polypogon
Polypogon monspeliensis

WSWS

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

POMO5
rabbitfootgrass
Polypogon monspeliensis

WSWS

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

RASA2
radish
Raphanus sativus

WSWS

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

LYFL3
ragged robin
Lychnis flos-cuculi

STATE

L48 (I), CAN (I)

AMARE
AMEL2
ragweed
Ambrosia artemisiifolia var. elatior
Ambrosia elatior


STATE

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

SEJA
ragwort
Senecio jacobaea

STATE, Cal-IPC, SWSS, WSWS

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

SEVU
ragwort
Senecio vulgaris

STATE, N'EAST, SEEPPC, WSWS

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

LYSA2
rainbow weed
Lythrum salicaria

STATE, Cal-IPC, N'EAST, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WI, WSWS

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

LIVU2
ramsted
Linaria vulgaris

STATE, N'EAST, NE&GP, WSWS

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

ALLE
raom tree
Albizia lebbeck

FLEPPC, HEAR

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

SIARA
BRKA
rapeseed
Sinapis arvensis ssp. arvensis
Brassica kaber


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

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), VI (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

CARA
rapion bellflower
Campanula rapunculoides

WSWS

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

SPCA2
rarningobchey
Spathodea campanulata

HEAR

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

RUGL5
raspberry
Rubus glaucus

HEAR, N'EAST

HI (I)

VUMY
rat-tailed fescue
Vulpia myuros

WSWS

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

SEPU7
rattelbox
Sesbania punicea

Cal-IPC, FLEPPC

L48 (I)

SIVU
rattleweed
Silene vulgaris

SWSS, WSWS

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

PHRE
reclining date palm
Phoenix reclinata

FLEPPC

L48 (I)

ADPA
red bead tree
Adenanthera pavonina

FLEPPC

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

BRRU2
red brome
Bromus rubens

Cal-IPC

L48 (I), HI (I)

JUVI
red cedar juniper
Juniperus virginiana

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

LAPUI
red deadnettle
Lamium purpureum var. incisum

SWSS

L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (W)

LAPU2
red deadnettle
Lamium purpureum

WSWS

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

SPCO
red falsemallow
Sphaeralcea coccinea

NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

RHMA2
red mangrove
Rhizophora mangle

HEAR

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

ACRU
red maple
Acer rubrum

N'EAST

L48 (N), CAN (N)

MESA3
red melastome
Melastoma sanguineum

HEAR

HI (I)

IPCO3
red morningglory
Ipomoea coccinea

SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I)

ORLO3
red rice
Oryza longistaminata

US, STATE


ORPU13
red rice
Oryza punctata

US, STATE


ORRU
red rice
Oryza rufipogon

US, STATE

L48 (I)

ADPA
red sandlewood
Adenanthera pavonina

FLEPPC

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

RUAC3
red sorrel
Rumex acetosella

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

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

ARPU9
red threeawn
Aristida purpurea

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

COCA
redberry moonseed
Cocculus carolinus

SWSS

L48 (N)

CACI2
redmaids
Calandrinia ciliata

FLEPPC, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

CYER2
redroot flatsedge
Cyperus erythrorhizos

SWSS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

AMRE
redroot pigweed
Amaranthus retroflexus

N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

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

IPCO3
redstar
Ipomoea coccinea

SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I)

ERCI6
redstem filaree
Erodium cicutarium

STATE, N'EAST, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I)

AGST2
redtop
Agrostis stolonifera

NE&GP, WSWS

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

AGST2
redtop bent
Agrostis stolonifera

NE&GP, WSWS

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

BROV4
redvine
Brunnichia ovata

SWSS

L48 (N)

PHAR3
reed canarygrass
Phalaris arundinacea

STATE, N'EAST, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WI, WSWS

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

SCAR7
FEAR3
reed fescue
Schedonorus arundinaceus
Festuca arundinacea


Cal-IPC, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

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

GLMA3
reed mannagrass
Glyceria maxima

STATE

L48 (I), CAN (I)

PACO14
rehn wei
Paspalum conjugatum

HEAR

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

BRCA6
rescue brome
Bromus catharticus

SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

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

BRCA6
rescue grass
Bromus catharticus

SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

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

PLLA
ribgrass
Plantago lanceolata

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

(I), L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

CHGL13
EUGL3
ribseed sandmat
Chamaesyce glyptosperma
Euphorbia glyptosperma


WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

PLLA
ribwort
Plantago lanceolata

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

(I), L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

ORSA
rice
Oryza sativa

STATE, SWSS

L48 (I), PR (I), VI (I)

SCMU15
SCMU10
ricefield bulrush
Schoenoplectiella mucronata
Schoenoplectus mucronatus


SWSS

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

CYIR
ricefield flatsedge
Cyperus iria

SWSS

L48 (I), PR (I)

AGALA
EURU6
richweed
Ageratina altissima var. altissima
Eupatorium rugosum


KY, NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

SERI2
Riddell groundsel
Senecio riddellii

NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N)

SERI2
Riddell ragwort
Senecio riddellii

NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N)

CHGL13
EUGL3
ridgeseed spurge
Chamaesyce glyptosperma
Euphorbia glyptosperma


WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

BRDIR
BRRI8
ripgut brome
Bromus diandrus ssp. rigidus
Bromus rigidus


WSWS

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

BRDI3
ripgut brome
Bromus diandrus

Cal-IPC, SWSS

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

PLMA2
rippleseed plantain
Plantago major

N'EAST, WSWS

(I), L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

VIRI
riverbank grape
Vitis riparia

N'EAST

L48 (N), CAN (N)

CIAL2
roadside thistle
Cirsium altissimum

NE&GP

L48 (N)

VEAR
rock speedwell
Veronica arvensis

N'EAST, NE&GP

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

CLSE
Rocky Mountain beeplant
Cleome serrulata

NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

IRMI
Rocky Mountain iris
Iris missouriensis

STATE, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

SARE3
Rocky Mountain sage
Salvia reflexa

NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (W)

CLHI3
roinisinga
Clidemia hirta

HEAR

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

AMAR2
Roman wormwood
Ambrosia artemisiifolia

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

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

BIAL
romerillo
Bidens alba

HEAR

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

ABPR3
rosary pea
Abrus precatorius

FLEPPC

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

CLBU
rose glorybower
Clerodendrum bungei

FLEPPC

L48 (I), PR (I)

ASIN
rose milkweed
Asclepias incarnata

NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

RHTO10
RHTO
rose myrtle
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa
Rhodomyrtus tomentosus


STATE, FLEPPC, HEAR

L48 (I), HI (I)

HISY
rose of Sharon
Hibiscus syriacus

SEEPPC

L48 (I)

SYJA
rose-apple
Syzygium jambos

FLEPPC, HEAR

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

RURO
roseleaf raspberry
Rubus rosifolius

HEAR, N'EAST

HI (I), PR (I)

HITR
rosemallow
Hibiscus trionum

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

L48 (I), CAN (I)

GRSQ
rosinweed
Grindelia squarrosa

NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

POTR2
rough bluegrass
Poa trivialis

N'EAST

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

XAST
rough cocklebur
Xanthium strumarium

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

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

SYAS
rough comfrey
Symphytum asperum

STATE

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

HEHI
rough falsepennyroyal
Hedeoma hispida

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

ERST3
rough fleabane
Erigeron strigosus

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

CRSE2
rough hawksbeard
Crepis setosa

WSWS

L48 (I)

AERU
rough jointvetch
Aeschynomene rudis

STATE

L48 (N), PR (N)

RISC
rough Mexican clover
Richardia scabra

SWSS

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

HEHI
rough pennyroyal
Hedeoma hispida

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

AMRE
rough pigweed
Amaranthus retroflexus

N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

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

AMTU
roughfruit amaranth
Amaranthus tuberculatus

SWSS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

PORE5
roughfruit cinquefoil
Potentilla recta

STATE, NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

KIEL
roundleaf fluvellin
Kickxia elatine

WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

SMRO
roundleaf greenbriar
Smilax rotundifolia

N'EAST

L48 (N), CAN (N)

COPU18
roundleaf iceplant
Conicosia pugioniformis

Cal-IPC

L48 (I)

TRPE4
roundleaved triodanis
Triodanis perfoliata

N'EAST, NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

CARA
rover bellflower
Campanula rapunculoides

WSWS

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

CRMA10
rubber vine
Cryptostegia madagascariensis

FLEPPC

L48 (I), PR (I)

PLRU
Rugel's plantain
Plantago rugelii

NE&GP, SWSS

L48 (N), CAN (I)

RORU
rugosa rose
Rosa rugosa

STATE

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

LYJU
rush skeletonplant
Lygodesmia juncea

NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

CHJU
rush skeletonweed
Chondrilla juncea

STATE, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

LYJU
rush skeletonweed
Lygodesmia juncea

NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

ACRE3
Russian knapweed
Acroptilon repens

STATE

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ACRE3
CERE6
Russian knapweed
Acroptilon repens
Centaurea repens

STATE
STATE, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ELAN
Russian olive
Elaeagnus angustifolia

STATE, Cal-IPC, NE&GP, WI, WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

HAHA8
Russian salt tree
Halimodendron halodendron

STATE

L48 (I), CAN (I)

TAAR6
Russian tamarisk
Tamarix aralensis

FLEPPC

L48 (I)

SAKA
Russian thistle
Salsola kali

STATE

L48 (I), CAN (W), SPM (W)

SATR12
SAIB
Russian thistle
Salsola tragus
Salsola iberica

STATE
STATE, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

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

SATR12
SAKAT6
Russian thistle
Salsola tragus
Salsola kali ssp. tenuifolia

STATE
STATE

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

LUPU
rusty lupine
Lupinus pusillus

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

BRSE
rye brome
Bromus secalinus

STATE, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
 
   
*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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