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U.S. Weeds with Common Name =N*
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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*

NADO
nanten
Nandina domestica

FLEPPC

L48 (I)

PEPU2
napier grass
Pennisetum purpureum

FLEPPC

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

LIGE
narrow-leaved Dalmatian toadflax
Linaria genistifolia

STATE

L48 (I)

COPU18
narrow-leaved iceplant
Conicosia pugioniformis

Cal-IPC

L48 (I)

CAIM
narrowleaf bittercress
Cardamine impatiens

STATE

L48 (I), CAN (I)

RUCR
narrowleaf dock
Rumex crispus

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

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

CHLE4
narrowleaf goosefoot
Chenopodium leptophyllum

SWSS

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

ASFA
narrowleaf milkweed
Asclepias fascicularis

SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N)

PLLA
narrowleaf plantain
Plantago lanceolata

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

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

AXFI
narrowleaved carpetgrass
Axonopus fissifolius

HEAR

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

NATR3
STTR8
nassella tussock
Nassella trichotoma
Stipa trichotoma

US, STATE
STATE

L48 (I)

MERE9
RHRE2
Natal grass
Melinis repens
Rhynchelytrum repens


FLEPPC

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

LUPL
Nebraska lupine
Lupinus plattensis

NE&GP

L48 (N)

NEAL2
nechamandra
Nechamandra alternifolia

STATE


VEPE2
neckweed
Veronica peregrina

WSWS

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

ACBR5
needlegrass
Achnatherum brachychaetum

STATE

L48 (I)

PUMOL
nepalem
Pueraria montana var. lobata

STATE, FLEPPC

L48 (I), HI (I)

MIVI
Nepalese browntop
Microstegium vimineum

STATE, SEEPPC

L48 (I), PR (I)

MIVI
Nepalgrass
Microstegium vimineum

STATE, SEEPPC

L48 (I), PR (I)

RHCA3
nerprun cathartique
Rhamnus cathartica

STATE, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

CHBE4
netseed lambsquarters
Chenopodium berlandieri

WSWS

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

CHMU2
nettleleaf goosefoot
Chenopodium murale

WSWS

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

PHTE8
New Zealand flax
Phormium tenax

HEAR

HI (I)

PHTE8
New Zealand hemp
Phormium tenax

HEAR

HI (I)

COLA6
New Zealand laurel
Corynocarpus laevigatus

HEAR

HI (I)

TETE3
New Zealand spinach
Tetragonia tetragonioides

HEAR

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

LESC2
New Zealand tea
Leptospermum scoparium

HEAR

HI (I)

MEQU
niaouli
Melaleuca quinquenervia

US, STATE, FLEPPC, HEAR

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

CENO
night cestrum
Cestrum nocturnum

HEAR

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

CENO
night jasmine
Cestrum nocturnum

HEAR

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

SINO
night-flowering catchfly
Silene noctiflora

NE&GP, SWSS

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

MUSC
nimblewill
Muhlenbergia schreberi

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

L48 (N), CAN (N)

LACO3
nipplewort
Lapsana communis

WSWS

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

BICE
nodding beggarticks
Bidens cernua

NE&GP, WSWS

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

BICE
nodding bur marigold
Bidens cernua

NE&GP, WSWS

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

SEFA
nodding foxtail
Setaria faberi

STATE, KY, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

CANU4
nodding plumeless thistle
Carduus nutans

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

L48 (I), CAN (I)

CHNU9
nodding spurge
Chamaesyce nutans

KY

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

CANU4
nodding thistle
Carduus nutans

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

L48 (I), CAN (I)

MELU
nonesuch
Medicago lupulina

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

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

VEDU
North Africa grass
Ventenata dubia

WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VINE
VIPR5
northern bog violet
Viola nephrophylla
Viola pratincola


NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

AEVI3
northern jointvetch
Aeschynomene virginica

STATE, SWSS

L48 (N)

ACPL
Norway maple
Acer platanoides

N'EAST, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

CYRO
nutgrass
Cyperus rotundus

STATE, SWSS, WSWS

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

HENU
Nuttall sunflower
Helianthus nuttallii

WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

DENU2
Nuttall's larkspur
Delphinium nuttallianum

WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

MONU
Nuttall's poverty weed
Monolepis nuttalliana

NE&GP

L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)
 
   
*CodeNative Status
I Introduced
N Native
NI? Native and Probably Introduced

*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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