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Weeds of Florida
134 records returned

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FLEPPC Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council. Invasive plant list. Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council, Florida.

 

Symbol Scientific Name
Common Name
Native Status*
ABPR3
 
 
 
 
 
 
Abrus precatorius
crab's eye
jequerity
pois rouge
precatory bean
rosary pea
tento muido
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
ACAU
 
 
 
 
 
 
Acacia auriculiformis
Darwin black wattle
Papuan wattle
auri
blackwattle
earleaf acacia
tuhkehn pweimau
L48 (I)
ADPA
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adenanthera pavonina
coral bean tree
false wiliwili
lopa
pomea
red bead tree
red sandlewood
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
AGSI2
 
Agave sisalana
sisal
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
ALJU
 
 
Albizia julibrissin
mimosa
silk tree
L48 (I)
ALLE
 
 
 
Albizia lebbeck
raom tree
soros-tree
woman's-tongue tree
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
ALMA16
 
Alstonia macrophylla
devil-tree
L48 (I), HI (I)
ALPH
 
Alternanthera philoxeroides
alligator weed
L48 (I), PR (I)
ANVE2
ANLE6
 
 
Anredera vesicaria
Anredera leptostachys
Madiera vine
Texas madieravine
L48 (N), PR (I), VI (N)
ANLE4
 
 
 
 
 
Antigonon leptopus
Mexican coral vine
Mexican creeper
confederate vine
coral vine
queen's wreath
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
ARCR80
 
Ardisia crenata
coral ardisia
L48 (I), HI (I)
AREL4
 
Ardisia elliptica
shoebutton ardisia
L48 (I), HI (I)
AREL10
ARLI5
 
 
 
Aristolochia elegans
Aristolochia littoralis
Dutchman's pipe
calico flower
pelican flower
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
ASDE12
 
 
 
Asparagus densiflorus
Sprenger asparagus
asparagus fern
bushy asparagus
L48 (I), HI (I)
ASGA2
 
 
 
 
Asystasia gangetica
Chinese violet
Ganges primrose
Philippine violet
coromandel
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
BAVA
 
 
 
Bauhinia variegata
butterfly tree
orchid tree
purple orchid tree
L48 (I), PR (I)
BECU
 
Begonia cucullata
clubed begonia
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
BIJA
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bischofia javanica
Javanese bishopweed
bischofia
bishopwood
koka
tongotongo
toog
L48 (I), HI (I)
BRTE
 
 
 
 
 
Bromus tectorum
cheatgrass
downy brome
early chess
military grass
thatch bromegrass
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I)
CACI2
 
 
 
Calandrinia ciliata
desert rockpurslane
fringed redmaids
redmaids
L48 (N), CAN (N)
CAAN22
 
 
 
Calophyllum antillanum
Alexandrian laurel
Santa Maria
mast wood
L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)
CAEL5
 
 
 
Castilla elastica
Mexican rubber tree
Panama rubber tree
puluvao
PR (I)
CAEQ
 
 
 
Casuarina equisetifolia
Australian pine
beach sheoak
common ironwood
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
CAGL11
 
 
 
 
Casuarina glauca
gray sheoak
longleaf ironwood
saltmarsh ironwood
swamp oak
(I), L48 (I), HI (I)
CEDI6
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cestrum diurnum
day cestrum
day jasmine
inkberry
tentanchinu
thauthau
tintan china
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I?), VI (I)
CICA
 
 
Cinnamomum camphora
camphor laurel
camphor tree
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
CLBU
 
 
Clerodendrum bungei
rose glorybower
strong-scented glorybower
L48 (I), PR (I)
COES
 
Colocasia esculenta
wild taro
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
COAS3
 
 
 
Colubrina asiatica
Asian nakedwood
Asian snakewood
hoop with
L48 (I), HI (I)
CRMA10
 
Cryptostegia madagascariensis
rubber vine
L48 (I), PR (I)
CUAN4
 
 
Cupaniopsis anacardioides
carrot weed
carrotwood
L48 (I)
CYIN6
 
 
Cyperus involucratus
umbrella flatsedge
umbrella plant
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
CYPR17
 
 
Cyperus prolifer
dwarf papyrus
miniature flatsedge
L48 (I), HI (I)
DALA11
 
Daphne laureola
spurge laurel
L48 (I), CAN (I)
DIAL2
 
Dioscorea alata
winged yam
L48 (I), PR (I), VI (I)
DIBU
 
 
 
Dioscorea bulbifera
air potato
air yam
bitter yam
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
EICR
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eichhornia crassipes
floating water hyacinth
jacinthe d'eau
jacinto de agua
lirio acuatico
mbekambekairanga
water hyacinth
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (W)
ELPU2
 
 
Elaeagnus pungens
thorny elaeagnus
thorny olive
L48 (I)
ENCO2
 
Enterolobium contortisiliquum
earpod tree
L48 (I)
EPPI
 
 
Epipremnum pinnatum
centipede tongavine
pothos
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
EUUN2
 
Eugenia uniflora
Surinam cherry
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
FIAL4
 
 
Ficus altissima
council tree
false banyan
L48 (I)
FIMI2
 
 
Ficus microcarpa
Chinese banyan
laurel fig
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
FLIN
 
Flacourtia indica
governor's plum
L48 (I), PR (I)
FLAC
FLVI
 
 
Flueggea acidoton
Flueggea virosa
Chinese waterberry
simpleleaf bushweed
L48 (I), PR (I), VI (I)
HITI
 
 
Hibiscus tiliaceus
mahoe
sea hibiscus
(N), L48 (I), HI (I)
HIBE2
 
Hiptage benghalensis
hiptage
HYVE3
 
 
 
Hydrilla verticillata
Florida elodea
hydrilla
water thyme
L48 (I)
HYPO3
 
 
 
Hygrophila polysperma
East Indian hygrophila
Indian swampweed
Miramar weed
L48 (I)
HYAM2
 
Hymenachne amplexicaulis
West Indian marsh grass
L48 (N), PR (N)
IMCY
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imperata cylindrica
alang-alang
blady grass
cogon grass
kunai
paillotte
santintail
L48 (I)
IPAQ
 
 
 
Ipomoea aquatica
Chinese waterspinach
swamp morningglory
water spinach
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
JADI2
 
Jasminum dichotomum
Gold Coast jasmine
L48 (I)
JAFL
 
Jasminum fluminense
Brazilian jasmine
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
JASA
 
 
Jasminum sambac
Arabian jasmine
pikake
L48 (I), PR (I), VI (I)
KOEL
 
 
Koelreuteria elegans
flamegold
golden rain tree
L48 (I)
LACA2
 
Lantana camara
lantana
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (N), VI (I)
LELE10
 
 
Leucaena leucocephala
koa haole
lead tree
(I), L48 (I), VI (I)
LILU2
 
 
Ligustrum lucidum
glossy privet
tree privet
L48 (I)
LISI
 
Ligustrum sinense
Chinese privet
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
LICH3
 
 
Livistona chinensis
Chinese fan palm
fountain palm
L48 (I), HI (I)
LOJA
 
 
Lonicera japonica
Chinese honeysuckle
Japanese honeysuckle
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)
LYJA
 
Lygodium japonicum
Japanese climbing fern
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
LYMI
 
 
Lygodium microphyllum
Old World climbing fern
small leaf climbing fern
L48 (I)
MAUN3
 
Macfadyena unguis-cati
claw vine
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
MEQU
 
 
 
 
 
Melaleuca quinquenervia
cajeput tree
melaleuca
niaouli
paperbark
punktree
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
MEAZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
Melia azedarach
Chinaberry tree
Indian lilac
lelah
paraiso
pride of India
white cedar
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
MEMI2
 
 
Melinis minutiflora
molasses grass
puakatau
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
MERE9
RHRE2
 
Melinis repens
Rhynchelytrum repens
Natal grass
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
METU2
 
 
Merremia tuberosa
Spanish arborvine
wood rose
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
MIPE2
MIPI
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mimosa pellita
Mimosa pigra
amourette
bashful plant
catclaw mimosa
dormilona
giant mimosa
thorny sensitive plant
L48 (N), PR (N)
MUEX2
MUPA4
 
 
Murraya exotica
Murraya paniculata
Chinese box
orange-jessamine
L48 (I), PR (I), VI (I)
MYSP2
 
 
 
Myriophyllum spicatum
Eurasian watermilfoil
myriophylle en epi
spiked water milfoil
L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)
NADO
 
 
 
Nandina domestica
heavenly bamboo
nanten
sacred bamboo
L48 (I)
NECO3
 
 
 
Nephrolepis cordifolia
Boston fern
sword fern
tuber ladder fern
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
NEMU
 
Nephrolepis multiflora
Asian swordfern
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
NERE
 
 
Neyraudia reynaudiana
Burma reed
silk reed
L48 (I)
OCEL
 
 
Ochrosia elliptica
elliptic yellowwood
kopsia
L48 (I)
OEMA2
 
Oeceoclades maculata
ground orchid
L48 (I), PR (I), VI (I)
PACR15
 
 
Paederia cruddasiana
onion vine
sewer vine
L48 (I)
PAFO3
 
Paederia foetida
skunk vine
L48 (I), HI (I)
PARE3
 
 
 
 
 
Panicum repens
couch panicum
creeping panic
panic rampant
torpedo grass
wainaku grass
L48 (I), HI (I)
PABI6
 
 
Passiflora biflora
twin-flowered passionvine
two-flower passionflower
L48 (I)
PAFO2
 
 
Passiflora foetida
fetid passionflower
stinking passionflower
L48 (NI), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
PEPU2
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pennisetum purpureum
bokso
elephant grass
herbe elephant
merker grass
napier grass
puk-soh
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
PHRE
 
 
Phoenix reclinata
Senegal date palm
reclining date palm
L48 (I)
PHAU8
 
Phyllostachys aurea
golden bamboo
L48 (I)
PIST2
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pistia stratiotes
apon-apon
laitue d'eau
lechuguita de qgua
pistie
tropical duckweed
water lettuce
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
PSCA
 
 
 
 
 
 
Psidium cattleianum
Chinese guava
cattley guava
cherry guava
kuahpa
purple guava
strawberry guava
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
PTVI
 
 
Pteris vittata
Chinese brake
ladder brake
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
PTEL
 
Ptychosperma elegans
solitary palm
L48 (I)
PUMOL
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pueraria montana var. lobata
Japanese arrowroot
acha
aka
kudzu
nepalem
wa yaka
L48 (I), HI (I)
RHTO10
RHTO
 
 
 
 
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa
Rhodomyrtus tomentosus
downy myrtle
downy rosemyrtle
isenberg bush
rose myrtle
L48 (I), HI (I)
RICO3
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ricinus communis
agaliya
castor bean
lama palagi
maskerekur
toto ni vavalagi
uluchula skoki
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
RUCA19
RUTW
 
 
Ruellia caerulea
Ruellia tweediana
Britton's wild petunia
Mexican petunia
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
SAHY2
 
Sansevieria hyacinthoides
bowstring hemp
L48 (I), PR (I), VI (I)
SCSE6
 
Scaevola sericea
beach naupaka
L48 (N), HI (N)
SCAC2
 
 
 
 
 
Schefflera actinophylla
brassaia
ivy palm
octopus tree
schefflera
umbrella tree
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
SCTE
 
 
 
 
 
Schinus terebinthifolius
Brazilian pepper-tree
Christmas berry
Florida holly
faux poivrier
warui
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
SEPEG
 
 
 
Senna pendula var. glabrata
Christmas cassia
Christmas senna
climbing cassia
L48 (N)
SEPU7
 
Sesbania punicea
rattelbox
L48 (I)
SODI2
 
Solanum diphyllum
twinleaf nightshade
L48 (I)
SOJA3
 
Solanum jamaicense
Jamaica nightshade
L48 (N), PR (N)
SOTA3
 
 
Solanum tampicense
aquatic soda apple
wetland nightshade
L48 (I)
SOTO4
 
 
 
 
 
 
Solanum torvum
bhankatiya
devil's fig
fausse aubergine
kausoni
prickly solanum
turkeyberry
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
SOVI2
 
Solanum viarum
tropical soda apple
L48 (I)
SPTR6
WETR
 
 
Sphagneticola trilobata
Wedelia trilobata
Bay Biscayne creeping oxeye
wedelia
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
SYPO
 
Syngonium podophyllum
arrowhead vine
L48 (I), PR (I), VI (I)
SYCU
 
 
 
 
 
 
Syzygium cumini
Java plum
duhat
jambolan plum
jamelonguier
kavika ni India
mesegerak
L48 (I), HI (I)
SYJA
 
 
 
 
 
 
Syzygium jambos
Malabar plum
apel en wai
iouen wai
kavika ni India
kavika ni vavalangi
rose-apple
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
TAAR6
 
 
 
 
Tamarix aralensis
Russian tamarisk
saltcedar
tamarisk
tamarix
L48 (I)
TEIN
 
Tectaria incisa
incised halberd fern
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (N)
TECA
 
 
 
Terminalia catappa
Indian almond
false kamani
tropical almond
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
THPO3
 
Thespesia populnea
seaside mahoe
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
TRFL
 
Tradescantia fluminensis
white-flowered wandering jew
L48 (I)
TRSP8
 
 
Tradescantia spathacea
boatlily
oyster plant
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
TRSE6
SASE5
 
 
 
 
 
 
Triadica sebifera
Sapium sebiferum
Chinese tallow tree
Florida aspen
chicken tree
popcorn tree
vegetable tallow
white wax berry
L48 (I)
TRCI2
 
Tribulus cistoides
puncture vine
(N), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
TRTR7
 
 
 
 
Triphasia trifolia
demon de China
lime berry
limon-China
limoncito
L48 (I), PR (I), VI (I)
URLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
Urena lobata
Caesar weed
aramina
chosuched e kui
dadangsi apaka
hibiscus burr
jute africain
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
URMU
 
 
 
 
 
Urochloa mutica
California grass
Mauritius grass
buffalo grass
para grass
puakatau
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
VEFO
ALFO
 
Vernicia fordii
Aleurites fordii
tung oil tree
L48 (I), PR (I)
WISI
 
Wisteria sinensis
Chinese wisteria
L48 (I), HI (I)
 
   
*CodeNative Status
I Introduced
I? Probably Introduced
N Native
W Waif

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

 

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