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U.S. Weeds with Common Name =Y*
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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.
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 Scientific Name
Common Name
Source Native Status*
ALAL3
 
Alyssum alyssoides
yellow alyssum
WSWS
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
ANVI2
 
Andropogon virginicus
yellow bluestem
STATE, HEAR, KY, N'EAST, SWSS
 
(I), L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), CAN (N)
BAVU
 
Barbarea vulgaris
yellow rocket
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS
 
L48 (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
CESO3
 
Centaurea solstitialis
yellow starthistle
STATE, Cal-IPC, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
CHVI8
 
Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus
yellow rabbitbrush
WSWS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
CIHO2
 
Cirsium horridulum
yellow thistle
SWSS
 
L48 (N)
CIOC2
 
Cirsium ochrocentrum
yellowspine thistle
STATE, NE&GP, WSWS
 
L48 (N)
CLTE4
 
Clematis terniflora
yam-leaved clematis
SEEPPC
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
CYES
 
 
Cyperus esculentus
yellow nutgrass
yellow nutsedge
STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
L48 (NI), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (I)
ECPR
 
Eclipta prostrata
yerba de tago
KY, N'EAST, SWSS
 
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (N)
ELMO5
 
Elephantopus mollis
yerba de caballo
STATE
 
HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
GUSA2
 
Gutierrezia sarothrae
yellow top
NE&GP, WSWS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
HEFL5
 
Hedychium flavescens
yellow ginger
HEAR
 
HI (I), PR (I)
HEAM
 
Helenium amarum
yellowdicks
KY, SWSS
 
L48 (N)
HECI
 
Helianthus ciliaris
yerba parda
STATE, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (N)
HICA10
 
HIPR
 
 
Hieracium caespitosum
yellow hawkweed
Hieracium pratense
yellow hawkweed
yellow kingdevil
STATE
 
STATE, N'EAST
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
HICA3
 
Hieracium canadense
yellow hawkweed
WI
 
L48 (N)
HOLA
 
Holcus lanatus
Yorkshire fog
Cal-IPC, HEAR, N'EAST, WSWS
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)
IRPS
 
Iris pseudacorus
yellow flag
STATE, Cal-IPC
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
LIVU2
 
Linaria vulgaris
yellow toadflax
STATE, N'EAST, NE&GP, WSWS
 
L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
LUAR
 
Lupinus arboreus
yellow bush lupine
Cal-IPC
 
L48 (N), CAN (I)
MELU
 
Medicago lupulina
yellow trefoil
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
(I), L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
MEOF
 
MEAL12
Melilotus officinalis
yellow sweetclover
Melilotus alba
NE&GP, SEEPPC, WI, WSWS
 
KY, SEEPPC, SWSS, WI
(I), L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
MYSC
 
Myosotis scorpioides
yelloweye forget-me-not
WI
 
L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
NYPE
 
Nymphoides peltata
yellow floating heart
STATE
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
OXCO
 
 
Oxalis corniculata
yellow oxalis
yellow wood sorrel
WSWS
 
 
(I), L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (I)
OXST
 
Oxalis stricta
yellow woodsorrel
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS
 
L48 (N), CAN (I)
PALI8
 
Passiflora ligularis
yellow passionfruit
HEAR
 
HI (I)
PALU2
 
Passiflora lutea
yellow passionflower
SWSS
 
L48 (N)
RABU
 
Ranunculus bulbosus
yellow weed
N'EAST
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
ROPS
 
Robinia pseudoacacia
yellow locust
Cal-IPC, N'EAST
 
L48 (N), CAN (I)
ROPA2
 
Rorippa palustris
yellow watercress
N'EAST, NE&GP
 
L48 (N), AK (N), PR (I), CAN (N), SPM (N)
ROSY
 
Rorippa sylvestris
yellow fieldcress
STATE
 
L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I)
RUELO
 
Rubus ellipticus var. obcordatus
yellow Himalayan raspberry
STATE, HEAR, N'EAST
 
HI (I)
RUCR
 
Rumex crispus
yellow dock
STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
SEPUP3
SEPA82
 
Setaria pumila ssp. pallidefusca
Setaria pallidifusca
yellow bristlegrass

US, STATE
 
L48 (I)
SEPUP2
SEGL2
 
 
Setaria pumila ssp. pumila
Setaria glauca
yellow bristlegrass
yellow foxtail

STATE, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I), SPM (W)
TRDU
 
Tragopogon dubius
yellow goat's beard
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)
YUGL
 
Yucca glauca
yucca
NE&GP, WSWS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
 
   
*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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