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Introduced, Invasive, and Noxious Plants


North Dakota State-listed Noxious Weeds
17 records returned

Noxious weeds that are synonyms retain their noxious status, and are indented beneath the current PLANTS accepted name.

North Dakota Century Code. 2003. Noxious weed control (, 20 October 2003). State of North Dakota.

Symbol Scientific Name Noxious Common Name State Noxious Status† Native Status*
ACRE3 Acroptilon repens (L.) DC. Russian knapweed NW L48 (I), CAN (I)
ARAB3 Artemisia absinthium L. absinth wormwood NW L48 (I), CAN (I)
CANU4 Carduus nutans L. musk thistle NW L48 (I), CAN (I)
CEDI3 Centaurea diffusa Lam. diffuse knapweed NW L48 (I), CAN (I)
CESO3 Centaurea solstitialis L. yellow starthistle NW L48 (I), CAN (I)
CESTM Centaurea stoebe L. ssp. micranthos (Gugler) Hayek L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
CEMA4 Centaurea maculosa auct. non Lam. spotted knapweed NW
CIAR4 Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. Canada thistle NW L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
COAR4 Convolvulus arvensis L. field bindweed NW L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
EUES Euphorbia esula L. leafy spurge NW L48 (I), CAN (I)
LIDAD Linaria dalmatica (L.) Mill. ssp. dalmatica L48 (I), CAN (I)
LIGED Linaria genistifolia (L.) Mill. ssp. dalmatica (L.) Maire & Petitm. Dalmatian toadflax NW
LYSA2 Lythrum salicaria L. purple loosestrife NW L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
LYVI3 Lythrum virgatum L. purple loosestrife NW L48 (I)
TACH2 Tamarix chinensis Lour. saltcedar NW L48 (I)
TAPA4 Tamarix parviflora DC. saltcedar NW L48 (I)
TARA Tamarix ramosissima Ledeb. saltcedar NW L48 (I)


†CodeNoxious Status
NW Noxious weed

*CodeNative Status
I Introduced

*CodeNative Status Jurisdiction
L48 Lower 48 States
AK Alaska
HI Hawaii
CAN Canada
GL Greenland
SPM St. Pierre and Miquelon

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

  • ND-North Dakota Cooperative Extension Service
  • ND-North Dakota Department of Agriculture
  • ND-North Dakota Department of Agriculture (Noxious Weeds Division)
  • ND-North Dakota Extension Weeds and Control
  • ND-North Dakota State University Extension (Invasive Weeds)
  • ND-North Dakota Weed Control Association
  • ND-North Dakota Weed Control Guide
  • ND-The History of Leafy Spurge Control in North Dakota
  • Northern Prairies Wildlife Research Center: Exotic Species Abstracts
  • Weeds of the North Central States


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