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Weeds of US
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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

 

Symbol Common Name
Scientific Name
Native Status*

AEGIN
aeginetia
Aeginetia


LYFE4
LYFE3
African boxthorn
Lycium ferocissimum
Lycium ferrocissimum

L48 (I)

DIAB
DISC5
African couchgrass
Digitaria abyssinica
Digitaria scalarum

HI (I)

LAMA15
African elodea
Lagarosiphon major


PEMA80
African feathergrass
Pennisetum macrourum

L48 (I), HI (I)

SAMO5
African payal
Salvinia molesta

L48 (I), HI (I)

SASP
ahlek
Saccharum spontaneum

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

IMCY
alang-alang
Imperata cylindrica

(NI), L48 (I)

ALECT2
alectra
Alectra

(I)

DRAR7
alfombrilla
Drymaria arenarioides


PRPA4
algaroba
Prosopis pallida

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

LISE3
ambulia
Limnophila sessiliflora

L48 (I)

MIPE2
MIPI
amourette
Mimosa pellita
Mimosa pigra

L48 (N), PR (N)

EIAZ2
anchored water hyacinth
Eichhornia azurea

L48 (I), PR (I)

AVST
animated oat
Avena sterilis

L48 (I), CAN (W)

DIVE2
annual couchgrass
Digitaria velutina

L48 (I)

SOTA3
aquatic soda apple
Solanum tampicense

L48 (I)

PRST3
Argentine screwbean
Prosopis strombulifera

L48 (I)

SASA7
arrowhead
Sagittaria sagittifolia


MOHA2
arrowleaf falsepickerelweed
Monochoria hastata


LISE3
Asian marshweed
Limnophila sessiliflora

L48 (I)

LECH2
Asian sprangletop
Leptochloa chinensis


MIPE2
MIPI
bashful plant
Mimosa pellita
Mimosa pigra

L48 (N), PR (N)

CRVU2
bearded creeper
Crupina vulgaris

L48 (I)

COBE2
benghal dayflower
Commelina benghalensis

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

SOTO4
bhankatiya
Solanum torvum

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

IMCY
blady grass
Imperata cylindrica

(NI), L48 (I)

DIAB
DISC5
bluecouch
Digitaria abyssinica
Digitaria scalarum

HI (I)

SPAL3
borreria
Spermacoce alata


LYFE4
LYFE3
boxthorn
Lycium ferocissimum
Lycium ferrocissimum

L48 (I)

RUFR80
bramble blackberry
Rubus fruticosus


SPER
branched burreed
Sparganium erectum

L48 (I)

IMBR
Brazilian satintail
Imperata brasiliensis

L48 (I), PR (I)

OROBA
broomrape
Orobanche

(N), L48 (I,N)

ORRU
brownbeard rice
Oryza rufipogon

L48 (I)

TRPR5
cadillo chisaca
Tridax procumbens

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

MEQU
cajeput tree
Melaleuca quinquenervia

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

MOCO8
HOCO6
Cape tulip
Moraea collina
Homeria collina

L48 (I)

MOFL2
HOFL4
Cape tulip
Moraea flaccida
Homeria flaccida


MOMI4
Cape tulip
Moraea miniata


MIPE2
MIPI
catclaw mimosa
Mimosa pellita
Mimosa pigra

L48 (N), PR (N)

SEPUP3
SEPA82
cattail grass
Setaria pumila ssp. pallidefusca
Setaria pallidifusca

L48 (I)

MIMI5
Chinese creeper
Mikania micrantha

L48 (I), PR (N)

IPAQ
Chinese waterspinach
Ipomoea aquatica

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

ISRU
co muraina
Ischaemum rugosum

(N), L48 (I)

TRPR5
coatbuttons
Tridax procumbens

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

IMCY
cogon grass
Imperata cylindrica

(NI), L48 (I)

CRVU2
common crupina
Crupina vulgaris

L48 (I)

AGAD2
crofton weed
Ageratina adenophora

L48 (I), HI (I)

SOTO4
devil's fig
Solanum torvum

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

EMSP
devil's thorn
Emex spinosa

L48 (I), HI (I)

CUSCU
dodder
Cuscuta

(I,N), L48 (I,N)

MIPE2
MIPI
dormilona
Mimosa pellita
Mimosa pigra

L48 (N), PR (N)

OTAL
duck lettuce
Ottelia alismoides

L48 (I)

SAAU
eared watermoss
Salvinia auriculata

PR (I)

HYPO3
East Indian hygrophila
Hygrophila polysperma

L48 (I)

SPER
exotic bur-reed
Sparganium erectum

L48 (I)

SOTO4
fausse aubergine
Solanum torvum

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

AZPI
feathered mosquitofern
Azolla pinnata

L48 (I)

PEPO14
PEPO4
feathery pennisetum
Pennisetum polystachion
Pennisetum polystachyon

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

DIAB
DISC5
fingergrass
Digitaria abyssinica
Digitaria scalarum

HI (I)

HYVE3
Florida elodea
Hydrilla verticillata

L48 (I)

MIDI8
MIIN80
giant false sensitive plant
Mimosa diplotricha
Mimosa invisa

(I), HI (I), PR (I)

HEMA17
giant hogweed
Heracleum mantegazzianum

L48 (I), CAN (I)

MIPE2
MIPI
giant mimosa
Mimosa pellita
Mimosa pigra

L48 (N), PR (N)

SABI9
giant salvinia
Salvinia biloba


SAHE7
giant salvinia
Salvinia herzogii


SAMO5
giant salvinia
Salvinia molesta

L48 (I), HI (I)

MIDI8
MIIN80
giant sensitive plant
Mimosa diplotricha
Mimosa invisa

(I), HI (I), PR (I)

GAOF
goat's rue
Galega officinalis

L48 (I), CAN (I)

CHAC
golden beardgrass
Chrysopogon aciculatus

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

SASA7
Hawaii arrowhead
Sagittaria sagittifolia


MOVA
heartshape false pickerelweed
Monochoria vaginalis

L48 (I), HI (I)

HYVE3
hydrilla
Hydrilla verticillata

L48 (I)

HYPO3
Indian swampweed
Hygrophila polysperma

L48 (I)

CHAC
inifuk
Chrysopogon aciculatus

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

ROCO6
itchgrass
Rottboellia cochinchinensis

L48 (I), PR (I)

OPAU10
jointed prickly pear
Opuntia aurantiaca


SAMO5
kariba weed
Salvinia molesta

L48 (I), HI (I)

SOTO4
kausoni
Solanum torvum

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

PRPA4
kiawe
Prosopis pallida

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

PECL2
Kikuyu grass
Pennisetum clandestinum

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

CATA5
killer algae
Caulerpa taxifolia

L48 (I)

PASC6
kodomillet
Paspalum scrobiculatum

(NI), L48 (I), HI (I)

RUMO4
kohkihl
Rubus moluccanus


IMCY
kunai
Imperata cylindrica

(NI), L48 (I)

MIMI5
kwalo koburu
Mikania micrantha

L48 (I), PR (N)

PEPE24
Kyasuma grass
Pennisetum pedicellatum

L48 (I)

MIMI5
liane americaine
Mikania micrantha

L48 (I), PR (N)

LISE3
limnophila
Limnophila sessiliflora

L48 (I)

URPA
liveseed grass
Urochloa panicoides

L48 (I)

SASP
loa
Saccharum spontaneum

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

ORLO3
longstamen rice
Oryza longistaminata


CHAC
Mackie's pest
Chrysopogon aciculatus

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

MEMA
Malabar melastome
Melastoma malabathricum

(N), HI (I)

CHAC
matapekepeke
Chrysopogon aciculatus

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

MEQU
melaleuca
Melaleuca quinquenervia

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

PRAL11
mesquite
Prosopis alpataco


PRAR6
mesquite
Prosopis argentina


PRBU2
mesquite
Prosopis burkartii


PRCA9
mesquite
Prosopis caldenia


PRCA10
mesquite
Prosopis calingastana


PRCA11
mesquite
Prosopis campestris


PRCA12
mesquite
Prosopis castellanosii


PRDE4
mesquite
Prosopis denudans


PREL5
mesquite
Prosopis elata


PRFE2
mesquite
Prosopis ferox


PRFI4
mesquite
Prosopis fiebrigii


PRHA4
mesquite
Prosopis hassleri


PRHU3
mesquite
Prosopis humilis


PRKU2
mesquite
Prosopis kuntzei


PRPA4
mesquite
Prosopis pallida

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

PRPA10
mesquite
Prosopis palmeri


PRRO4
mesquite
Prosopis rojasiana


PRRU4
mesquite
Prosopis ruizlealii


PRRU5
mesquite
Prosopis ruscifolia


PRSE5
mesquite
Prosopis sericantha


PRTO3
mesquite
Prosopis torquata


AGAD2
Mexican devil
Ageratina adenophora

L48 (I), HI (I)

MICO16
mile-a-minute
Mikania cordata


MIMI5
mile-a-minute
Mikania micrantha

L48 (I), PR (N)

HYPO3
Miramar weed
Hygrophila polysperma

L48 (I)

PEPO14
PEPO4
mission grass
Pennisetum polystachion
Pennisetum polystachyon

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

RUMO4
Molucca bramble
Rubus moluccanus


RUMO4
Molucca raspberry
Rubus moluccanus


MOHA2
monochoria
Monochoria hastata


AZPI
mosquito fern
Azolla pinnata

L48 (I)

ISRU
murain grass
Ischaemum rugosum

(N), L48 (I)

MEQU
niaouli
Melaleuca quinquenervia

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

ASFI2
onionweed
Asphodelus fistulosus

L48 (I)

MIMI5
ovaova
Mikania micrantha

L48 (I), PR (N)

LAMA15
oxygen weed
Lagarosiphon major


IMCY
paillotte
Imperata cylindrica

(NI), L48 (I)

MEQU
paperbark
Melaleuca quinquenervia

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

MOVA
pickerel weed
Monochoria vaginalis

L48 (I), HI (I)

CHAC
pilipiliula
Chrysopogon aciculatus

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

ASFI2
pink asphodel
Asphodelus fistulosus

L48 (I)

SOTO4
prickly solanum
Solanum torvum

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

MEQU
punktree
Melaleuca quinquenervia

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

PEPO14
PEPO4
queue de chat
Pennisetum polystachion
Pennisetum polystachyon

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

ORLO3
red rice
Oryza longistaminata


ORPU13
red rice
Oryza punctata


ORRU
red rice
Oryza rufipogon

L48 (I)

SAMO5
salvinia
Salvinia molesta

L48 (I), HI (I)

IMCY
santintail
Imperata cylindrica

(NI), L48 (I)

ISRU
saramattagrass
Ischaemum rugosum

(N), L48 (I)

CHAC
seed grass
Chrysopogon aciculatus

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

NATR3
serrated tussock grass
Nassella trichotoma

L48 (I)

ALSE4
sessile joyweed
Alternanthera sessilis

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

SPER
simplestem bur-reed
Sparganium erectum

L48 (I)

RUMO4
soni
Rubus moluccanus


LAMA15
South African oxygen weed
Lagarosiphon major


IPAQ
swamp morningglory
Ipomoea aquatica

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

PRFA2
Syrian mesquite
Prosopis farcta

L48 (I)

PEPO14
PEPO4
thin napiergrass
Pennisetum polystachion
Pennisetum polystachyon

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

ONIL
thistle
Onopordum illyricum

L48 (I)

ISRU
tho muraina
Ischaemum rugosum

(N), L48 (I)

MIPE2
MIPI
thorny sensitive plant
Mimosa pellita
Mimosa pigra

L48 (N), PR (N)

EMAU
three-cornered jack
Emex australis

L48 (I)

PRRE2
tornillo
Prosopis reptans

L48 (N)

TRPR5
tridax
Tridax procumbens

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

SOVI2
tropical soda apple
Solanum viarum

L48 (I)

SOTO4
turkeyberry
Solanum torvum

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

DIVE2
velvet fingergrass
Digitaria velutina

L48 (I)

PRVE
PRAR4
velvet mesquite
Prosopis velutina
Prosopis articulata

L48 (N), HI (I)

MIMI5
wa mbosuvu
Mikania micrantha

L48 (I), PR (N)

RUMO4
wa ngandrongandro
Rubus moluccanus


SAMO5
water fern
Salvinia molesta

L48 (I), HI (I)

IPAQ
water spinach
Ipomoea aquatica

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

HYVE3
water thyme
Hydrilla verticillata

L48 (I)

AZPI
water velvet
Azolla pinnata

L48 (I)

SOTA3
wetland nightshade
Solanum tampicense

L48 (I)

SASP
wild cane
Saccharum spontaneum

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

RUMO4
wild raspberry
Rubus moluccanus


ORRU
wild red rice
Oryza rufipogon

L48 (I)

CAOX6
CAOX2
wild safflower
Carthamus oxyacanthus
Carthamus oxyacantha

L48 (I)

SASP
wild sugarcane
Saccharum spontaneum

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

SPAL3
winged false buttonweed
Spermacoce alata


STRIG
witchweed
Striga

(N), L48 (I)

SAVE6
wormleaf salsola
Salsola vermiculata

L48 (I)

ISRU
wrinkle duck-beak
Ischaemum rugosum

(N), L48 (I)

SEPUP3
SEPA82
yellow bristlegrass
Setaria pumila ssp. pallidefusca
Setaria pallidifusca

L48 (I)
 
   
*CodeNative Status
I Introduced
I,N None
N Native
W Waif

*CodeNative Status Jurisdiction
None
L48 Lower 48 States
HI Hawaii
PR Puerto Rico
VI Virgin Islands
CAN Canada

 

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