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About Weeds of the U.S.
NRCS Invasive Species Policy
Invasive Species Executive Order 13112

Weeds of Wisconsin
75 records returned

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WI Hoffman, R.and K. Kearns (eds.). Wisconsin manual of control recommendations for ecologically invasive plants. Wisconsin Dept. Natural Resources, Madison, Wisconsin.

 

Symbol Common Name
Scientific Name
Native Status*

FRAL4
RHFR
alder buckthorn
Frangula alnus
Rhamnus frangula

L48 (I), CAN (I)

LOMA6
Amur bush honeysuckle
Lonicera maackii

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ACGI
Amur maple
Acer ginnala

L48 (I), CAN (I)

AMBR7
Amur peppervine
Ampelopsis brevipedunculata

L48 (I)

CEOR7
Asiatic bittersweet
Celastrus orbiculatus

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ELUM
autumn olive
Elaeagnus umbellata

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

BRIN2
awnless brome
Bromus inermis

L48 (NI), AK (NI), CAN (NI), GL (I), SPM (I)

ARMI2
bardane
Arctium minus

L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

ARMI2
beggar's button
Arctium minus

L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

LOBE
bella honeysuckle
Lonicera ×bella

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VETH
big taper
Verbascum thapsus

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

ALGL2
black alder
Alnus glutinosa

L48 (I), CAN (I)

SONI
black nightshade
Solanum nigrum

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), VI (I), CAN (I)

EGDE
Brazilian e
Egeria densa

L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (W)

EUAL13
EUAL8
burning bush
Euonymus alatus
Euonymus alata

L48 (I), CAN (I)

LOTA
bush honeysuckle
Lonicera tatarica

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)

CIAR4
Californian thistle
Cirsium arvense

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

POCO
Canada bluegrass
Poa compressa

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

CIAR4
Canada thistle
Cirsium arvense

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

HICA3
Canadian hawkweed
Hieracium canadense

L48 (N)

PHAR3
canary grass
Phalaris arundinacea

L48 (N), AK (I), CAN (N), SPM (I)

CANU4
chardon penche
Carduus nutans

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ULPA
Chinese elm
Ulmus parvifolia

L48 (I), CAN (I)

LOJA
Chinese honeysuckle
Lonicera japonica

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

EUFO5
climbing euonymus
Euonymus fortunei

L48 (I), CAN (I)

EPHI
codlins and cream
Epilobium hirsutum

L48 (I), CAN (I)

FRAL4
RHFR
columnar buckthorn
Frangula alnus
Rhamnus frangula

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BEVU
common barberry
Berberis vulgaris

L48 (I), CAN (I)

RHCA3
common buckthorn
Rhamnus cathartica

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ARMI2
common burdock
Arctium minus

L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

VETH
common mullein
Verbascum thapsus

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

VIMI2
common periwinkle
Vinca minor

L48 (I), CAN (I)

LIVU
common privet
Ligustrum vulgare

L48 (I), CAN (I)

HYPE
common St. John's wort
Hypericum perforatum

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

DIFU2
DISY
common teasel
Dipsacus fullonum
Dipsacus sylvestris

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ELRE4
ELRE3
couchgrass
Elymus repens
Elytrigia repens

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

AMBR7
creeper
Ampelopsis brevipedunculata

L48 (I)

GLHE2
creeping charlie
Glechoma hederacea

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)

COAR4
creeping jenny
Convolvulus arvensis

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

LYNU
creeping jenny
Lysimachia nummularia

L48 (I), CAN (I)

CIAR4
creeping thistle
Cirsium arvense

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

SEVA4
COVA2
crownvetch
Securigera varia
Coronilla varia

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

POCR3
curly pondweed
Potamogeton crispus

L48 (I), CAN (I)

POCR3
curly-leaved pondweed
Potamogeton crispus

L48 (I), CAN (I)

DILA4
cutleaf teasel
Dipsacus laciniatus

L48 (I), CAN (I)

EUCY2
cypress spurge
Euphorbia cyparissias

L48 (I), CAN (I)

HEMA3
dame's rocket
Hesperis matronalis

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)

HEMA3
dames violet
Hesperis matronalis

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)

SONI
deadly nightshade
Solanum nigrum

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), VI (I), CAN (I)

HEHE
English ivy
Hedera helix

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

BEVU
epine-vinette
Berberis vulgaris

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BEVU
epine-vinette commune
Berberis vulgaris

L48 (I), CAN (I)

MYSP2
Eurasian watermilfoil
Myriophyllum spicatum

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)

COAR4
European bindweed
Convolvulus arvensis

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

ALGL2
European black alder
Alnus glutinosa

L48 (I), CAN (I)

RHCA3
European buckthorn
Rhamnus cathartica

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VIOP
European cranberrybush
Viburnum opulus

L48 (NI), CAN (NI), SPM (N)

COMA7
European lily of the valley
Convallaria majalis

L48 (I), CAN (I)

LIVU
European privet
Ligustrum vulgare

L48 (I), CAN (I)

RHCA3
European waythorn
Rhamnus cathartica

L48 (I), CAN (I)

FRAL4
RHFR
fen buckthorn
Frangula alnus
Rhamnus frangula

L48 (I), CAN (I)

COAR4
field bindweed
Convolvulus arvensis

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

CIAR4
field thistle
Cirsium arvense

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

VETH
flannel plant
Verbascum thapsus

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

BUUM
flowering rush
Butomus umbellatus

L48 (I), CAN (I)

MYSC
forget-me-not
Myosotis scorpioides

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

DIFU2
DISY
Fuller's teasel
Dipsacus fullonum
Dipsacus sylvestris

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VAOF
garden heliotrope
Valeriana officinalis

L48 (I), CAN (I)

SONI
garden nightshade
Solanum nigrum

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), VI (I), CAN (I)

VAOF
garden valerian
Valeriana officinalis

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ALPE4
garlic mustard
Alliaria petiolata

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)

GLHE2
gill-over-the-ground
Glechoma hederacea

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)

FRAL4
RHFR
glossy buckthorn
Frangula alnus
Rhamnus frangula

L48 (I), CAN (I)

GLHE2
ground ivy
Glechoma hederacea

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)

VIOP
Guelder rose
Viburnum opulus

L48 (NI), CAN (NI), SPM (N)

EPHI
hairy willow herb
Epilobium hirsutum

L48 (I), CAN (I)

RHCA3
Hart's thorn
Rhamnus cathartica

L48 (I), CAN (I)

GLHE2
haymaids
Glechoma hederacea

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)

BRIN2
Hungarian bromegrass
Bromus inermis

L48 (NI), AK (NI), CAN (NI), GL (I), SPM (I)

BETH
Japanese barberry
Berberis thunbergii

L48 (I), CAN (I)

LOJA
Japanese honeysuckle
Lonicera japonica

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

POPR
Kentucky bluegrass
Poa pratensis

L48 (NI), AK (NI), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (NI), GL (N), SPM (I)

HYPE
Klamathweed
Hypericum perforatum

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

ULPA
lacebark elm
Ulmus parvifolia

L48 (I), CAN (I)

EUES
leafy spurge
Euphorbia esula

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ARMI2
lesser burdock
Arctium minus

L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

COMA7
lily-of-the-valley
Convallaria majalis

L48 (I), CAN (I)

LEVU
CHLEP
marguerite
Leucanthemum vulgare
Chrysanthemum leucanthemum var. pinnatifidum

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

LYNU
moneywort
Lysimachia nummularia

L48 (I), CAN (I)

COAR4
morningglory
Convolvulus arvensis

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

LOMO2
Morrow's bush honeysuckle
Lonicera morrowii

L48 (I), CAN (I)

LOMO2
Morrow's honeysuckle
Lonicera morrowii

L48 (I), CAN (I)

MOAL
mulberry
Morus alba

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

ROMU
multiflora rose
Rosa multiflora

L48 (I), CAN (I)

CANU4
musk thistle
Carduus nutans

L48 (I), CAN (I)

MYSP2
myriophylle en epi
Myriophyllum spicatum

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)

RHCA3
nerprun cathartique
Rhamnus cathartica

L48 (I), CAN (I)

CANU4
nodding plumeless thistle
Carduus nutans

L48 (I), CAN (I)

CANU4
nodding thistle
Carduus nutans

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ACPL
Norway maple
Acer platanoides

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ELAN
oleaster
Elaeagnus angustifolia

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ELUM
oleaster
Elaeagnus umbellata

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

HEFU
orange day lily
Hemerocallis fulva

L48 (I), CAN (I)

HIAU
orange hawkweed
Hieracium aurantiacum

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

CEOR7
Oriental bittersweet
Celastrus orbiculatus

L48 (I), CAN (I)

AEGE
ovate goatgrass
Aegilops geniculata

L48 (I)

LEVU
CHLEP
oxeye daisy
Leucanthemum vulgare
Chrysanthemum leucanthemum var. pinnatifidum

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

PASA2
parsnip
Pastinaca sativa

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (W), SPM (W)

COAR4
perennial morningglory
Convolvulus arvensis

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

VIMI2
periwinkle
Vinca minor

L48 (I), CAN (I)

CAAC
plumeless thistle
Carduus acanthoides

L48 (I), CAN (I)

CANU4
plumeless thistle
Carduus nutans

L48 (I), CAN (I)

AMBR7
porcelainberry
Ampelopsis brevipedunculata

L48 (I)

SEVA4
COVA2
purple crownvetch
Securigera varia
Coronilla varia

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

LYSA2
purple loosestrife
Lythrum salicaria

L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

LYSA2
purple lythrum
Lythrum salicaria

L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

ELRE4
ELRE3
quackgrass
Elymus repens
Elytrigia repens

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

ELRE4
ELRE3
quickgrass
Elymus repens
Elytrigia repens

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

ELRE4
ELRE3
quitch
Elymus repens
Elytrigia repens

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

LYSA2
rainbow weed
Lythrum salicaria

L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

PHAR3
reed canarygrass
Phalaris arundinacea

L48 (N), AK (I), CAN (N), SPM (I)

ELAN
Russian olive
Elaeagnus angustifolia

L48 (I), CAN (I)

LYSA2
salicaire
Lythrum salicaria

L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

ELRE4
ELRE3
scutch
Elymus repens
Elytrigia repens

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

COAR4
smallflowered morning glory
Convolvulus arvensis

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

BRIN2
smooth brome
Bromus inermis

L48 (NI), AK (NI), CAN (NI), GL (I), SPM (I)

EGDE
South American waterweed
Egeria densa

L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (W)

LYSA2
spiked loosestrife
Lythrum salicaria

L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

MYSP2
spiked water milfoil
Myriophyllum spicatum

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)

CAAC
spiny plumeless thistle
Carduus acanthoides

L48 (I), CAN (I)

CESTM
CEMA4
spotted knapweed
Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos
Centaurea maculosa

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

EUES
spurge
Euphorbia esula

L48 (I), CAN (I)

HYPE
St. John's wort
Hypericum perforatum

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

EGDE
State
Egeria densa

L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (W)

FRAL4
RHFR
tall hedge buckthorn
Frangula alnus
Rhamnus frangula

L48 (I), CAN (I)

LOTA
Tartarian honeysuckle
Lonicera tatarica

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)

AIAL
tree-of-heaven
Ailanthus altissima

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

MYSC
true forget-me-not
Myosotis scorpioides

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

ELRE4
ELRE3
twitch
Elymus repens
Elytrigia repens

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

VETH
velvet dock
Verbascum thapsus

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

VETH
velvet plant
Verbascum thapsus

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

VIOP
viburnum
Viburnum opulus

L48 (NI), CAN (NI), SPM (N)

BEVU
vinetteier
Berberis vulgaris

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VILA
wayfaring tree
Viburnum lantana

L48 (I), CAN (I)

MOAL
white mulberry
Morus alba

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

POAL7
white poplar
Populus alba

L48 (I), CAN (I)

MEOF
MEAL12
white sweetclover
Melilotus officinalis
Melilotus alba

(I), L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

LOBE
whitebell honesuckle
Lonicera ×bella

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ARMI2
wild burdock
Arctium minus

L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

AMBR7
wild grape
Ampelopsis brevipedunculata

L48 (I)

PASA2
wild parsnip
Pastinaca sativa

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (W), SPM (W)

LIVU
wild privet
Ligustrum vulgare

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ARMI2
wild rhubarb
Arctium minus

L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

EUAL13
EUAL8
winged euonymus
Euonymus alatus
Euonymus alata

L48 (I), CAN (I)

EUFO5
winter creeper
Euonymus fortunei

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VETH
woolly mullein
Verbascum thapsus

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

HICA3
yellow hawkweed
Hieracium canadense

L48 (N)

MEOF
yellow sweetclover
Melilotus officinalis

(I), L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

MYSC
yelloweye forget-me-not
Myosotis scorpioides

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
 
   
*CodeNative Status
I 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
SPM St. Pierre and Miquelon

 

Time Generated: 10/25/2014 11:36 PM MDT