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Introduced, Invasive, and Noxious Plants


Ohio State-listed Noxious Weeds
19 records returned

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

Plant Industry Division. 1997. Noxious weeds (, 20 October 2003). Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Symbol Scientific Name Noxious Common Name State Noxious Status† Native Status*
SIAR4 Sinapis arvensis L. L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), VI (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
CANU4 Carduus nutans L. musk thistle PNW L48 (I), CAN (I)
CIAR4 Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. Canada thistle PNW L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
COMA2 Conium maculatum L. poison hemlock PNW L48 (I), CAN (I)
DACA6 Daucus carota L. wild carrot PNW (I), L48 (I), PR (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
LEVU Leucanthemum vulgare Lam. L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
CHLEP Chrysanthemum leucanthemum L. var. pinnatifidum Lecoq & Lamotte ox-eye daisy PNW
LYSA2 Lythrum salicaria L. purple loosestrife PNW L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
PAGL17 Packera glabella (Poir.) C. Jeffrey L48 (N), CAN (W)
SEGL Senecio glabellus Poir. cressleaf groundsel PNW
PASA2 Pastinaca sativa L. wild parship PNW L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (W), SPM (W)
POPE10 Polygonum perfoliatum L. mile-a-minute weed PNW L48 (I)
SATR12 Salsola tragus L. L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
SAKAT6 Salsola kali L. ssp. tenuifolia Moq. Russian thistle PNW
SIARA Sinapis arvensis L. ssp. arvensis L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), VI (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
BRKAP2 Brassica kaber (DC.) L.C. Wheeler var. pinnatifida (Stokes) L.C. Wheeler wild mustard PNW
SOBI2 Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench shatter cane PNW (I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (I)
SOHA Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers. johnsongrass PNW (I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)
VITIS Vitis L.1 grapevines PNW (I,N), L48 (I,N)


†CodeNoxious Status
PNW Prohibited noxious weed

*CodeNative Status
I Introduced
I,N None
N Native
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

1 when growing in groups of 100 or more and not pruned, sprayed, cultivated, or otherwise maintained for two consecutive years  

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

  • OH-Christmas Tree Producers Manual-Weed Control
  • OH-Identifying Noxious Weeds of Ohio
  • OH-Interactive Plant List (Ohio State University)
  • OH-Invasive Plant Distribution Maps (TNC)
  • OH-Ohio Cooperative Extension Service
  • OH-Ohio Department of Agriculture
  • OH-Ohio Extension: Weed Control
  • OH-Ohio Invasive Plants Council
  • OH-Ohio Perennial and Biennial Weed Guide
  • OH-Ohio Weeds and Weed Management
  • Weeds of the North Central States


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