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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 Scientific Name
Common Name
Source Native Status*
VIMA
 
 
 
Vinca major
bigleaf periwinkle
large periwinkle
periwinkle
Cal-IPC, SEEPPC
 
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
VEFO
ALFO
 
Vernicia fordii
Aleurites fordii
tung oil tree

FLEPPC
 
L48 (I), PR (I)
VEEN
 
Verbesina encelioides
golden crownbeard
HEAR
 
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N)
VEUR
 
Verbena urticifolia
white vervain
KY
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
VEGI
 
 
Vernonia gigantea
giant ironweed
tall ironweed
KY
 
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
VIAR
 
 
 
Viola arvensis
European field pansy
field violet
wild pansy
KY, N'EAST, WSWS
 
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (W), GL (W), SPM (W)
VEPE3
 
 
 
Veronica persica
Persian speedwell
birdeye speedwell
winter speedwell
KY, WSWS
 
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I)
VEFI
 
 
 
 
 
Veronica filiformis
Whetzel weed
creeping speedwell
creeping veronica
slender speedwell
threadstalk speedwell
N'EAST
 
 
 
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
VITE
 
 
Vicia tetrasperma
lentil vetch
sparrow vetch
N'EAST
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
VISO
VIPA5
 
 
 
Viola sororia
Viola papilionacea
common blue violet
hooded blue violet
meadow violet

N'EAST
 
 
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
VIAE
 
Vitis aestivalis
summer grape
N'EAST
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
VILA8
 
Vitis labrusca
fox grape
N'EAST
 
L48 (N), CAN (I)
VIRI
 
Vitis riparia
riverbank grape
N'EAST
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
VIVU
 
Vitis vulpina
frost grape
N'EAST
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
VEAR
 
 
 
 
Veronica arvensis
common speedwell
corn speedwell
rock speedwell
wall speedwell
N'EAST, NE&GP
 
 
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
VISAN2
VIAN
 
Vicia sativa ssp. nigra
Vicia angustifolia
garden vetch

N'EAST, SWSS
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
VIVI
 
 
 
Vicia villosa
hairy vetch
winter vetch
woolly vetch
N'EAST, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
VEST
 
 
 
Verbena stricta
hoary vervain
tall vervain
woolly verbena
NE&GP
 
 
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
VEAG
 
 
Veronica agrestis
field speedwell
green field speedwell
NE&GP
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
VINE
VIPR5
 
 
 
 
Viola nephrophylla
Viola pratincola
northern bog violet
prairie blueviolet
wild pansy
wild violet

NE&GP
 
 
 
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
VUOC
 
 
 
Vulpia octoflora
pullout grass
sixweeks fescue
sixweeks grass
NE&GP
 
 
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
VEBA
 
 
Vernonia baldwinii
Baldwin ironweed
western ironweed
NE&GP, SWSS
 
 
L48 (N)
VEBR
 
 
 
Verbena bracteata
bigbract verbena
bracted vervain
prostrate vervain
NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
VIMI2
 
 
Vinca minor
common periwinkle
periwinkle
SEEPPC, WI
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
VIAL2
 
Viscum album
European mistletoe
STATE
 
L48 (I)
VITIS
 
Vitis
grapevines
STATE
 
VOCU
 
Vossia cuspidata
hippo grass
STATE
 
VETH
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verbascum thapsus
big taper
common mullein
flannel plant
velvet dock
velvet plant
woolly mullein
STATE, Cal-IPC, HEAR, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WI, WSWS
 
 
 
 
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
VEBL
 
Verbascum blattaria
moth mullein
STATE, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
VARA
 
Valerianella radiata
beaked cornsalad
SWSS
 
L48 (N)
VIUN
 
Vigna unguiculata
blackeyed pea
SWSS
 
L48 (I), PR (I), VI (I)
VAHI2
VAPY
 
 
 
Vaccaria hispanica
Vaccaria pyramidata
cow soapwort
cowcockle
cowherb

SWSS, WSWS
 
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
VAOF
 
 
Valeriana officinalis
garden heliotrope
garden valerian
WI
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
VILA
 
Viburnum lantana
wayfaring tree
WI
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
VIOP
 
 
 
Viburnum opulus
European cranberrybush
Guelder rose
viburnum
WI
 
 
 
L48 (NI), CAN (NI), SPM (N)
VEDU
 
 
Ventenata dubia
North Africa grass
ventenata
WSWS
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
VECA2
 
Veratrum californicum
California false hellebore
WSWS
 
L48 (N)
VEHA2
 
 
Verbena hastata
blue vervain
swamp verbena
WSWS
 
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
VEBI2
 
 
Veronica biloba
bilobed speedwell
twolobed speedwell
WSWS
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
VEPE2
 
 
Veronica peregrina
neckweed
purslane speedwell
WSWS
 
 
L48 (N), AK (I), HI (I), PR (N), CAN (N)
VUMY
 
Vulpia myuros
rat-tailed fescue
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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