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Invasive Species Executive Order 13112

Kentucky State-listed Noxious Weeds
9 records returned

Click on an accepted name below to view its PLANTS Profile with more information, and web links if available. Noxious weeds that are synonyms retain their noxious status, and are indented beneath the current PLANTS accepted name.

Kentucky Revised Statutes. 1990. Department to eradicate noxious weeds on right-of-ways -- advertisement of program (1 May 2006). State of Kentucky.

Symbol Scientific Name Noxious Common Name State Noxious Status Native Status*
CANU4 Carduus nutans L. musk thistle NW L48 (I), CAN (I)
CIAR4 Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. Canada thistle NW L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
PUMOL Pueraria montana (Lour.) Merr. var. lobata (Willd.) Maesen & S.M. Almeida ex Sanjappa & Predeep (I), L48 (I), HI (I)
PULO Pueraria lobata (Willd.) Ohwi kudzu NW
ROMU Rosa multiflora Thunb. multiflora rose NW L48 (I), CAN (I)
SEFA Setaria faberi Herrm. giant foxtail NW L48 (I), CAN (I)
SIAN Sicyos angulatus L. wild cucumber NW L48 (N), CAN (N)
SOPT7 Solanum ptycanthum Dunal black nightshade NW L48 (N), AK (I), HI (I), VI (I), CAN (N)
SOHA Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers. johnsongrass NW (I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)


†CodeNoxious Status
NW Noxious weed

*CodeNative Status
I Introduced
N Native

*CodeNative Status Jursdiction
L48 Lower 48 States
AK Alaska
HI Hawaii
PR Puerto Rico
VI Virgin Islands
CAN Canada
GL Greenland
SPM St. Pierre and Miquelon

Additional information about noxious plants in this state can be found at:


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