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U.S. Weeds with Common Name =H*
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U.S. USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ). Federal noxious weed list (1 February 2012). USDA, APHIS, PPQ, Washington, DC.
USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ). State Plant Regulatory Officials letters. National Plant Board
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states. State agriculture or natural resource departments.
Cal-IPC California Invasive Plant Council. California Invasive Plant Inventory. Cal-IPC Publication 2006-02 (1 February 2007). California Invasive Plant Council, Berkeley, California.
FLEPPC Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council. Invasive plant list. Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council, Florida.
HEAR USDI, Geological Survey. Information index for selected alien plants in Hawaii (20 October 2003). Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk Project, Biological Resources Division, Haleakala Field Station, Makawao, Hawaii.
KY Haragan, P.D. Weeds of Kentucky and adjacent states: a field guide. The University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.
N'EAST Uva, R.H., J.C. Neal, & J.M. DiTomaso. Weeds of the Northeast. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York.
NE&GP Stubbendieck, J., G.Y. Friisoe, & M.R. Bolick. Weeds of Nebraska and the Great Plains. Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry, Lincoln, Nebraska.
SEEPPC Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council. Invasive exotic pest plants in Tennessee (19 October 1999). Research Committee of the Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council, Tennessee.
SWSS Southern Weed Science Society. Weeds of the United States and Canada. CD-ROM. Southern Weed Science Society, Champaign, Illinois.
WI Hoffman, R. & K. Kearns (eds.). Wisconsin manual of control recommendations for ecologically invasive plants. Wisconsin Dept. Natural Resources, Madison, Wisconsin.
WSWS Whitson, T.D. (ed.) et al. Weeds of the West. Western Society of Weed Science in cooperation with Cooperative Extension Services, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

 

Symbol Common Name
Scientific Name
Source Native Status*

GRBA
haiku
Grevillea banksii

STATE, HEAR

HI (I)

SEPA6
hailans pitpit
Setaria palmifolia

HEAR

HI (I)

CAHI3
hairy bittercress
Cardamine hirsuta

KY, N'EAST

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

RASA
hairy buttercup
Ranunculus sardous

SWSS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

HYRA3
hairy cat's ear
Hypochaeris radicata

STATE, HEAR, WSWS

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

BRRA2
BRCO4
hairy chess
Bromus racemosus
Bromus commutatus


STATE, SEEPPC, SWSS

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

JATA
hairy clustervine
Jacquemontia tamnifolia

SWSS

L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)

DISA
hairy crabgrass
Digitaria sanguinalis

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

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

FAVI
hairy crabweed
Fatoua villosa

STATE, SEEPPC, SWSS

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

COBO
hairy fleabane
Conyza bonariensis

WSWS

L48 (I)

GAQU
hairy galinsoga
Galinsoga quadriradiata

KY, NE&GP

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

ARHI3
hairy jointgrass
Arthraxon hispidus

SEEPPC

L48 (I), HI (I)

SOPH
SOSA8
hairy nightshade
Solanum physalifolium
Solanum sarrachoides


STATE, SWSS, WSWS

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

VIVI
hairy vetch
Vicia villosa

N'EAST, SWSS, WSWS

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

LUGRG2
LUUR
hairy water-primrose
Ludwigia grandiflora ssp. grandiflora
Ludwigia uruguayensis


STATE, SEEPPC

L48 (I)

CAPU6
hairy whitetop
Cardaria pubescens

STATE

L48 (I), CAN (I)

EPHI
hairy willow herb
Epilobium hirsutum

STATE, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ATSU2
halberdleaf orach
Atriplex subspicata

NE&GP

L48 (N)

HAGL
halogeton
Halogeton glomeratus

STATE, Cal-IPC, WSWS

L48 (I)

SCDU2
hardgrass
Sclerochloa dura

WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (N)

ACRE3
hardheads
Acroptilon repens

STATE

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ACRE3
CERE6
hardheads
Acroptilon repens
Centaurea repens

STATE
STATE, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

PHAQ
Hardinggrass
Phalaris aquatica

Cal-IPC

L48 (I), HI (I)

SCACA
SCAC
hardstem bulrush
Schoenoplectus acutus var. acutus
Scirpus acutus


SWSS

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

HOMUL
HOLE
hare barley
Hordeum murinum ssp. leporinum
Hordeum leporinum


WSWS

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

TRAR4
hare's foot clover
Trifolium arvense

N'EAST

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

PEHA
harmal shrub
Peganum harmala

STATE, WSWS

L48 (I)

RHCA3
Hart's thorn
Rhamnus cathartica

STATE, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

CASA3
hashish
Cannabis sativa

STATE, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

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

CYHA
haspan flatsedge
Cyperus haspan

HEAR

L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N)

SASA7
Hawaii arrowhead
Sagittaria sagittifolia

US, STATE


HIERA
hawkweed
Hieracium

STATE


PIHI
hawkweed oxtongue
Picris hieracioides

STATE

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

GLHE2
haymaids
Glechoma hederacea

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, WI

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

PRVU
healall
Prunella vulgaris

N'EAST, NE&GP

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

MINY
heart-leaved four o'clock
Mirabilis nyctaginea

STATE, NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

SOCA19
heartleaf nightshade
Solanum cardiophyllum

STATE

L48 (I)

MOVA
heartshape false pickerelweed
Monochoria vaginalis

US, STATE

L48 (I), HI (I)

SYERE
ASER3
heath aster
Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides
Aster ericoides


NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

NADO
heavenly bamboo
Nandina domestica

FLEPPC

L48 (I)

CASE13
hedge bindweed
Calystegia sepium

STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

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

CASES
COSE14
hedge false bindweed
Calystegia sepium ssp. sepium
Convolvulus sepium


STATE

L48 (I), AK (I)

SIOF
hedge mustard
Sisymbrium officinale

N'EAST

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

SIOF
SIOFL
hedge mustard
Sisymbrium officinale
Sisymbrium officinale var. leiocarpum

N'EAST
KY

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

TOAR
hedge parsley
Torilis arvensis

STATE, SEEPPC

L48 (I), CAN (N)

CASE13
hedgebell
Calystegia sepium

STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

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

SIOF
hedgeweed
Sisymbrium officinale

N'EAST

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

SIOF
SIOFL
hedgeweed
Sisymbrium officinale
Sisymbrium officinale var. leiocarpum

N'EAST
KY

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

HEHE5
heliopsis sunflower
Heliopsis helianthoides

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

ORMI
hellroot
Orobanche minor

STATE

L48 (I)

CASA3
hemp
Cannabis sativa

STATE, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

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

APCA
hemp dogbane
Apocynum cannabinum

KY, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

SEHE8
SEEX
hemp sesbania
Sesbania herbacea
Sesbania exaltata


STATE, KY, SWSS

L48 (N), CAN (W)

GATE2
hempnettle
Galeopsis tetrahit

STATE

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

LAAM
henbit
Lamium amplexicaule

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

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

DICI
Henry's crabgrass
Digitaria ciliaris

SWSS

L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)

ONAC
heraldic thistle
Onopordum acanthium

STATE, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (W)

GERO
herb Robert
Geranium robertianum

STATE

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

TIHE2
herbaceous glorytree
Tibouchina herbacea

HEAR

HI (I)

PACO14
herbe creole
Paspalum conjugatum

HEAR

L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)

SOHA
herbe de Cuba
Sorghum halepense

STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

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

PADI3
herbe de miel
Paspalum dilatatum

N'EAST, SWSS, WSWS

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

PEPU2
herbe elephant
Pennisetum purpureum

FLEPPC

L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)

PADI3
herbe sirop
Paspalum dilatatum

N'EAST, SWSS, WSWS

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

URLO
hibiscus burr
Urena lobata

STATE, FLEPPC

L48 (I), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)

ACMI2
hierba de las cortaduras
Achillea millefolium

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS

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

PADI3
hiku nua
Paspalum dilatatum

N'EAST, SWSS, WSWS

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

RUNI4
hill raspberry
Rubus niveus

STATE, HEAR, N'EAST

L48 (I), HI (I)

THPRA
THSE
hillwort
Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus
Thymus serpyllum


N'EAST

L48 (I), CAN (I), GL (I)

PACO14
Hilo grass
Paspalum conjugatum

HEAR

L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)

RUAR9
RUDI2
Himalayan blackberry
Rubus armeniacus
Rubus discolor


STATE, Cal-IPC, HEAR, N'EAST

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

POPO5
Himalyan knotweed
Polygonum polystachyum

STATE

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

VOCU
hippo grass
Vossia cuspidata

STATE


HIBE2
hiptage
Hiptage benghalensis

FLEPPC, HEAR


ACHI
hispid starburr
Acanthospermum hispidum

SWSS

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

BEIN2
hoary alyssum
Berteroa incana

STATE, NE&GP, SWSS

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

CACH42
CACH10
hoary cress
Cardaria chalepensis
Cardaria chalapensis


STATE, Cal-IPC

L48 (I), CAN (I)

CADR
hoary cress
Cardaria draba

STATE, Cal-IPC, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

CADR
LEDR
hoary cress
Cardaria draba
Lepidium draba

STATE, Cal-IPC, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
STATE

L48 (I), CAN (I)

OEBI
hoary eveningprimrose
Oenothera biennis

KY, NE&GP, SWSS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

BEIN2
hoary false alyssum
Berteroa incana

STATE, NE&GP, SWSS

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

MACA2
hoary tansyaster
Machaeranthera canescens

WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VEST
hoary vervain
Verbena stricta

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

SOPH
SOSA8
hoe nightshade
Solanum physalifolium
Solanum sarrachoides


STATE, SWSS, WSWS

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

HOGL2
hog potato
Hoffmannseggia glauca

SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N)

CRCA6
hogweed
Croton capitatus

SWSS

L48 (N), CAN (I)

MEVE3
holdtight
Medinilla venosa

STATE, HEAR

HI (I)

PIELE2
PICA2
Hondurus pine
Pinus elliottii var. elliottii
Pinus caribaea


HEAR

L48 (N)

GLTR
honey locust
Gleditsia triacanthos

N'EAST, NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

PRGL2
honey mesquite
Prosopis glandulosa

WSWS

L48 (N), HI (I), VI (I)

CYLA
honeyvine
Cynanchum laeve

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (I)

CYLA
honeyvine milkweed
Cynanchum laeve

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (I)

CYLA
AMAL3
honeyvine milkweed
Cynanchum laeve
Ampelamus albidus

NE&GP
KY, SWSS

L48 (N), CAN (I)

VISO
VIPA5
hooded blue violet
Viola sororia
Viola papilionacea


N'EAST

L48 (N), CAN (N)

SEVE3
hooked bristlegrass
Setaria verticillata

HEAR, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

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

COAS3
hoop with
Colubrina asiatica

FLEPPC

L48 (I), HI (I)

MELU
hop clover
Medicago lupulina

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

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

MELU
hop medic
Medicago lupulina

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

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

ACOS
hophornbeam copperleaf
Acalypha ostryifolia

KY, SWSS

L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)

MAVU
horehound
Marrubium vulgare

WSWS

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

MOPE
horse mint
Monarda pectinata

NE&GP

L48 (N)

TRPO2
horse purslane
Trianthema portulacastrum

SWSS

L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)

SMRO
horsebriar
Smilax rotundifolia

N'EAST

L48 (N), CAN (N)

SOCA3
horsenettle
Solanum carolinense

STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS

L48 (N), CAN (I)

ASSU2
horsetail milkweed
Asclepias subverticillata

WSWS

L48 (N)

AMTR
horseweed
Ambrosia trifida

STATE, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

COCA5
horseweed
Conyza canadensis

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), AK (I), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)

CYXA2
IVXA
horseweed
Cyclachaena xanthiifolia
Iva xanthifolia


NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (I)

COCA5
horseweed fleabane
Conyza canadensis

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), AK (I), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)

CAED3
Hottentot fig
Carpobrotus edulis

Cal-IPC

L48 (I)

BURO
hound's-ear
Bupleurum rotundifolium

SEEPPC

L48 (I), CAN (GP)

CYOF
houndstongue
Cynoglossum officinale

STATE, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

PASU3
huehue haole
Passiflora suberosa

HEAR

HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)

BRIN2
Hungarian bromegrass
Bromus inermis

NE&GP, SEEPPC, WI

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

PHLOS
PHSU8
husk tomato
Physalis longifolia var. subglabrata
Physalis subglabrata


N'EAST, SWSS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

LAPUI
hybrid deadnettle
Lamium purpureum var. incisum

SWSS

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

HYVE3
hydrilla
Hydrilla verticillata

US, STATE, Cal-IPC, FLEPPC, SEEPPC

L48 (I)

CHHY3
EUHY2
hyssopleaf sandmat
Chamaesyce hyssopifolia
Euphorbia hyssopifolia


SWSS

L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
 
   
*CodeNative Status
GP Garden persistent
I Introduced
N Native
NI Native and Introduced
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

 

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