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

VEBA
Baldwin ironweed
Vernonia baldwinii

NE&GP, SWSS

L48 (N)

VARA
beaked cornsalad
Valerianella radiata

SWSS

L48 (N)

VETH
big taper
Verbascum thapsus

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

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

VEBR
bigbract verbena
Verbena bracteata

NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VIMA
bigleaf periwinkle
Vinca major

Cal-IPC, SEEPPC

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VEBI2
bilobed speedwell
Veronica biloba

WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VEPE3
birdeye speedwell
Veronica persica

KY, WSWS

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

VIUN
blackeyed pea
Vigna unguiculata

SWSS

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

VEHA2
blue vervain
Verbena hastata

WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VEBR
bracted vervain
Verbena bracteata

NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VECA2
California false hellebore
Veratrum californicum

WSWS

L48 (N)

VISO
VIPA5
common blue violet
Viola sororia
Viola papilionacea


N'EAST

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VETH
common mullein
Verbascum thapsus

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

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

VIMI2
common periwinkle
Vinca minor

SEEPPC, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VEAR
common speedwell
Veronica arvensis

N'EAST, NE&GP

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

VEAR
corn speedwell
Veronica arvensis

N'EAST, NE&GP

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

VAHI2
VAPY
cow soapwort
Vaccaria hispanica
Vaccaria pyramidata


SWSS, WSWS

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

VAHI2
VAPY
cowcockle
Vaccaria hispanica
Vaccaria pyramidata


SWSS, WSWS

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

VAHI2
VAPY
cowherb
Vaccaria hispanica
Vaccaria pyramidata


SWSS, WSWS

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

VEFI
creeping speedwell
Veronica filiformis

N'EAST

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VEFI
creeping veronica
Veronica filiformis

N'EAST

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VIOP
European cranberrybush
Viburnum opulus

WI

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

VIAR
European field pansy
Viola arvensis

KY, N'EAST, WSWS

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

VIAL2
European mistletoe
Viscum album

STATE

L48 (I)

VEAG
field speedwell
Veronica agrestis

NE&GP

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

VIAR
field violet
Viola arvensis

KY, N'EAST, WSWS

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

VETH
flannel plant
Verbascum thapsus

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

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

VILA8
fox grape
Vitis labrusca

N'EAST

L48 (N), CAN (I)

VIVU
frost grape
Vitis vulpina

N'EAST

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VAOF
garden heliotrope
Valeriana officinalis

WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VAOF
garden valerian
Valeriana officinalis

WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VISAN2
VIAN
garden vetch
Vicia sativa ssp. nigra
Vicia angustifolia


N'EAST, SWSS

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

VEGI
giant ironweed
Vernonia gigantea

KY

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VEEN
golden crownbeard
Verbesina encelioides

HEAR

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

VITIS
grapevines
Vitis

STATE


VEAG
green field speedwell
Veronica agrestis

NE&GP

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

VIOP
Guelder rose
Viburnum opulus

WI

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

VIVI
hairy vetch
Vicia villosa

N'EAST, SWSS, WSWS

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

VOCU
hippo grass
Vossia cuspidata

STATE


VEST
hoary vervain
Verbena stricta

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VISO
VIPA5
hooded blue violet
Viola sororia
Viola papilionacea


N'EAST

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VIMA
large periwinkle
Vinca major

Cal-IPC, SEEPPC

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VITE
lentil vetch
Vicia tetrasperma

N'EAST

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

VISO
VIPA5
meadow violet
Viola sororia
Viola papilionacea


N'EAST

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VEBL
moth mullein
Verbascum blattaria

STATE, SWSS, WSWS

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

VEPE2
neckweed
Veronica peregrina

WSWS

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

VEDU
North Africa grass
Ventenata dubia

WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VINE
VIPR5
northern bog violet
Viola nephrophylla
Viola pratincola


NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VIMA
periwinkle
Vinca major

Cal-IPC, SEEPPC

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VIMI2
periwinkle
Vinca minor

SEEPPC, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VEPE3
Persian speedwell
Veronica persica

KY, WSWS

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

VINE
VIPR5
prairie blueviolet
Viola nephrophylla
Viola pratincola


NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VEBR
prostrate vervain
Verbena bracteata

NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VUOC
pullout grass
Vulpia octoflora

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VEPE2
purslane speedwell
Veronica peregrina

WSWS

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

VUMY
rat-tailed fescue
Vulpia myuros

WSWS

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

VIRI
riverbank grape
Vitis riparia

N'EAST

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VEAR
rock speedwell
Veronica arvensis

N'EAST, NE&GP

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

VUOC
sixweeks fescue
Vulpia octoflora

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VUOC
sixweeks grass
Vulpia octoflora

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VEFI
slender speedwell
Veronica filiformis

N'EAST

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VITE
sparrow vetch
Vicia tetrasperma

N'EAST

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

VIAE
summer grape
Vitis aestivalis

N'EAST

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VEHA2
swamp verbena
Verbena hastata

WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VEGI
tall ironweed
Vernonia gigantea

KY

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VEST
tall vervain
Verbena stricta

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VEFI
threadstalk speedwell
Veronica filiformis

N'EAST

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VEFO
ALFO
tung oil tree
Vernicia fordii
Aleurites fordii


FLEPPC

L48 (I), PR (I)

VEBI2
twolobed speedwell
Veronica biloba

WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VETH
velvet dock
Verbascum thapsus

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

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

VETH
velvet plant
Verbascum thapsus

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

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

VEDU
ventenata
Ventenata dubia

WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VIOP
viburnum
Viburnum opulus

WI

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

VEAR
wall speedwell
Veronica arvensis

N'EAST, NE&GP

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

VILA
wayfaring tree
Viburnum lantana

WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VEBA
western ironweed
Vernonia baldwinii

NE&GP, SWSS

L48 (N)

VEFI
Whetzel weed
Veronica filiformis

N'EAST

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VEUR
white vervain
Verbena urticifolia

KY

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VIAR
wild pansy
Viola arvensis

KY, N'EAST, WSWS

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

VINE
VIPR5
wild pansy
Viola nephrophylla
Viola pratincola


NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VINE
VIPR5
wild violet
Viola nephrophylla
Viola pratincola


NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VEPE3
winter speedwell
Veronica persica

KY, WSWS

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

VIVI
winter vetch
Vicia villosa

N'EAST, SWSS, WSWS

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

VETH
woolly mullein
Verbascum thapsus

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

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

VEST
woolly verbena
Verbena stricta

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VIVI
woolly vetch
Vicia villosa

N'EAST, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
 
   
*CodeNative Status
I Introduced
N Native
NI Native and Introduced
W Waif

*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

 

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