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Introduced, Invasive, and Noxious Plants


Tennessee State-listed Noxious Weeds
3 records returned

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

Department of Agriculture of Tennessee. 1998. Plant pest act (, 20 October 2003). Department of Agriculture of Tennessee.

Symbol Scientific Name Noxious Common Name State Noxious Status† Native Status*
LYSA2 Lythrum salicaria L.1 purple loosestrife PP L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
LYVI3 Lythrum virgatum L.1 purple loosestrife PP L48 (I)
SOVI2 Solanum viarum Dunal tropical soda apple PP L48 (I)


†CodeNoxious Status
PP Plant pest

*CodeNative Status
I Introduced

*CodeNative Status Jurisdiction
L48 Lower 48 States
CAN Canada
SPM St. Pierre and Miquelon

1 and related cultivars  

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

  • Invasive Plant Atlas of the Midsouth (IPAMS)
  • TN-Managing Lawn Weeds (UofTN Agricultural Extension Service)
  • TN-Tenneessee Exotic Pest Plant Council
  • TN-Tennessee Cooperative Extension Service
  • TN-Tennessee Department of Agriculture
  • TN-University of Tenneessee Weed Management
  • TN-University of Tennessee Weed Identification


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