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U.S. Weeds with Scientific Name =B*
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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,and J.M. DiTomaso. Weeds of the Northeast. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York.
NE&GP Stubbendieck, J., G.Y. Friisoe,and 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.and 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*

BRTO
African mustard
Brassica tournefortii

Cal-IPC

L48 (I)

BROV4
American buckwheat vine
Brunnichia ovata

SWSS

L48 (N)

BAOR
American yellowrocket
Barbarea orthoceras

WSWS

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

BRTO
Asian mustard
Brassica tournefortii

Cal-IPC

L48 (I)

BRIN2
awnless brome
Bromus inermis

NE&GP, SEEPPC, WI

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

BERBE
barberry
Berberis

STATE


BRST2
barren bromegrass
Bromus sterilis

SEEPPC

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

BIPI
beggar's tick
Bidens pilosa

HEAR

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

BETR
bellardia
Bellardia trixago

Cal-IPC

L48 (I)

BRRA
bird's rape
Brassica rapa

SWSS, WSWS

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

BRRA
birdsrape mustard
Brassica rapa

SWSS, WSWS

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

BIJA
bischofia
Bischofia javanica

FLEPPC

L48 (I), HI (I)

BIJA
bishopwood
Bischofia javanica

FLEPPC

L48 (I), HI (I)

BRNI
black mustard
Brassica nigra

Cal-IPC, HEAR, WSWS

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

BOFR2
boconnia
Bocconia frutescens

STATE, HEAR

HI (I), PR (N)

BRSE
bromegrass
Bromus secalinus

STATE, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

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

BODA2
BUDA
buffalograss
Bouteloua dactyloides
Buchloe dactyloides


SWSS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

BICE
bur marigold
Bidens cernua

NE&GP, WSWS

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

BIFR
bur marigold
Bidens frondosa

N'EAST, NE&GP

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

BUDA2
butterfly bush
Buddleja davidii

STATE

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

BAVA
butterfly tree
Bauhinia variegata

FLEPPC

L48 (I), PR (I)

BRCA5
California brome
Bromus carinatus

WSWS

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

BRSE
cheat
Bromus secalinus

STATE, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

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

BRTE
cheatgrass
Bromus tectorum

STATE, Cal-IPC, FLEPPC, HEAR, N'EAST, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

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

BRSE
chess
Bromus secalinus

STATE, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

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

BECU
clubed begonia
Begonia cucullata

FLEPPC

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

BIPI
cobbler's pegs
Bidens pilosa

HEAR

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

BEVU
common barberry
Berberis vulgaris

STATE, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BUAR3
corn gromwell
Buglossoides arvensis

SEEPPC

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BUAR3
LIAR4
corn gromwell
Buglossoides arvensis
Lithospermum arvense

SEEPPC
KY, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BIFR
devil's beggarticks
Bidens frondosa

N'EAST, NE&GP

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

BIFR
devil's bootjack
Bidens frondosa

N'EAST, NE&GP

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

BARO
disc waterhyssop
Bacopa rotundifolia

SWSS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

BRTE
downy brome
Bromus tectorum

STATE, Cal-IPC, FLEPPC, HEAR, N'EAST, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

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

BRTE
early chess
Bromus tectorum

STATE, Cal-IPC, FLEPPC, HEAR, N'EAST, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

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

BEPE2
English daisy
Bellis perennis

N'EAST, WSWS

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

BEVU
epine-vinette
Berberis vulgaris

STATE, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BEVU
epine-vinette commune
Berberis vulgaris

STATE, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BEPE2
European daisy
Bellis perennis

N'EAST, WSWS

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

BRSY
false brome
Brachypodium sylvaticum

STATE

L48 (I)

BREUE
KUEU
falsebonset
Brickellia eupatorioides var. eupatorioides
Kuhnia eupatorioides


NE&GP

L48 (N)

BRAR5
field brome
Bromus arvensis

SWSS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BRRA
field mustard
Brassica rapa

SWSS, WSWS

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

BASC5
KOSC
fireweed
Bassia scoparia
Kochia scoparia


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

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BIPI
fisi'uli
Bidens pilosa

HEAR

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

BAHY
fivehook bassia
Bassia hyssopifolia

Cal-IPC

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

BAHY
fivehorn smotherweed
Bassia hyssopifolia

Cal-IPC

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

BUUM
flowering rush
Butomus umbellatus

STATE, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BRRU2
foxtail brome
Bromus rubens

Cal-IPC

L48 (I), HI (I)

BAVU
garden yellow rocket
Barbarea vulgaris

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS

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

BRRA2
BRCO4
hairy chess
Bromus racemosus
Bromus commutatus


STATE, SEEPPC, SWSS

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

BEIN2
hoary alyssum
Berteroa incana

STATE, NE&GP, SWSS

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

BEIN2
hoary false alyssum
Berteroa incana

STATE, NE&GP, SWSS

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

BURO
hound's-ear
Bupleurum rotundifolium

SEEPPC

L48 (I), CAN (GP)

BRIN2
Hungarian bromegrass
Bromus inermis

NE&GP, SEEPPC, WI

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

BRJU
Indian mustard
Brassica juncea

NE&GP

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

BETH
Japanese barberry
Berberis thunbergii

SEEPPC, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BRAR5
BRJA
Japanese bromegrass
Bromus arvensis
Bromus japonicus

SWSS
KY, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BRAR5
BRJA
Japanese chess
Bromus arvensis
Bromus japonicus

SWSS
KY, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BIJA
Javanese bishopweed
Bischofia javanica

FLEPPC

L48 (I), HI (I)

BASC5
KOSC
kochia
Bassia scoparia
Kochia scoparia


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

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BIPI
kofe tonga
Bidens pilosa

HEAR

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

BIJA
koka
Bischofia javanica

FLEPPC

L48 (I), HI (I)

BEPE2
lawn daisy
Bellis perennis

N'EAST, WSWS

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

BIAR
long-bracted beggar-ticks
Bidens aristosa

KY

L48 (N), CAN (I)

BIPI
matakaro
Bidens pilosa

HEAR

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

BRRA2
BRCO4
meadow brome
Bromus racemosus
Bromus commutatus


STATE, SEEPPC, SWSS

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

BASC5
KOSC
Mexican burningbush
Bassia scoparia
Kochia scoparia


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

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BASC5
KOSC
Mexican fireweed
Bassia scoparia
Kochia scoparia


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

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BRTE
military grass
Bromus tectorum

STATE, Cal-IPC, FLEPPC, HEAR, N'EAST, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

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

BASC5
KOSC
mock cypress
Bassia scoparia
Kochia scoparia


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

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BRCA5
mountain brome
Bromus carinatus

WSWS

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

BRASS2
mustard
Brassica

STATE


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)

BAVA
orchid tree
Bauhinia variegata

FLEPPC

L48 (I), PR (I)

BRSE11
BRGY
oriental mangrove
Bruguiera sexangula
Bruguiera gymnorrhiza


HEAR

HI (I)

BRPA4
paper mulberry
Broussonetia papyrifera

SEEPPC

L48 (I), HI (I)

BIFR
pitchfork weed
Bidens frondosa

N'EAST, NE&GP

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

BOFR2
plume poppy
Bocconia frutescens

STATE, HEAR

HI (I), PR (N)

BRST2
poverty brome
Bromus sterilis

SEEPPC

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

BUAR3
LIAR4
puccoon
Buglossoides arvensis
Lithospermum arvense

SEEPPC
KY, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BRDI2
purple false brome
Brachypodium distachyon

Cal-IPC

L48 (I), HI (I)

BAVA
purple orchid tree
Bauhinia variegata

FLEPPC

L48 (I), PR (I)

BRRU2
red brome
Bromus rubens

Cal-IPC

L48 (I), HI (I)

BROV4
redvine
Brunnichia ovata

SWSS

L48 (N)

BRCA6
rescue brome
Bromus catharticus

SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

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

BRCA6
rescue grass
Bromus catharticus

SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

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

BRDIR
BRRI8
ripgut brome
Bromus diandrus ssp. rigidus
Bromus rigidus


WSWS

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

BRDI3
ripgut brome
Bromus diandrus

Cal-IPC, SWSS

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

BIAL
romerillo
Bidens alba

HEAR

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

BRSE
rye brome
Bromus secalinus

STATE, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

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

BOFR2
sea oxeye daisy
Bocconia frutescens

STATE, HEAR

HI (I), PR (N)

BRNI
shortpod mustard
Brassica nigra

Cal-IPC, HEAR, WSWS

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

BRAR71
silver thread moss
Bryum argenteum

N'EAST

NA (N)

BRAR71
silvergreen bryum moss
Bryum argenteum

N'EAST

NA (N)

BRAR71
silvery bryum
Bryum argenteum

N'EAST

NA (N)

BRIN2
smooth brome
Bromus inermis

NE&GP, SEEPPC, WI

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

BAHY
smother weed
Bassia hyssopifolia

Cal-IPC

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

BRHOH
BRMO2
soft brome
Bromus hordeaceus ssp. hordeaceus
Bromus mollis


SWSS, WSWS

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

BRHO2
soft brome
Bromus hordeaceus

SEEPPC

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

BRHOH
BRMO2
soft cheat
Bromus hordeaceus ssp. hordeaceus
Bromus mollis


SWSS, WSWS

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

BRHOH
BRMO2
soft chess
Bromus hordeaceus ssp. hordeaceus
Bromus mollis


SWSS, WSWS

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

BRHO2
soft chess
Bromus hordeaceus

SEEPPC

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

BIPI
Spanish needle
Bidens pilosa

HEAR

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

BIBI7
Spanish needles
Bidens bipinnata

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (I)

BRST2
sterile brome
Bromus sterilis

SEEPPC

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

BICE
sticktight
Bidens cernua

NE&GP, WSWS

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

BIFR
sticktights
Bidens frondosa

N'EAST, NE&GP

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

BASC5
KOSC
summer cypress
Bassia scoparia
Kochia scoparia


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

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BRTE
thatch bromegrass
Bromus tectorum

STATE, Cal-IPC, FLEPPC, HEAR, N'EAST, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

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

BIAR
tickseed sunflower
Bidens aristosa

KY

L48 (N), CAN (I)

BIFR
tickseed sunflower
Bidens frondosa

N'EAST, NE&GP

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

BIJA
tongotongo
Bischofia javanica

FLEPPC

L48 (I), HI (I)

BIJA
toog
Bischofia javanica

FLEPPC

L48 (I), HI (I)

BOFR2
tree poppy
Bocconia frutescens

STATE, HEAR

HI (I), PR (N)

BEVU
vinetteier
Berberis vulgaris

STATE, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

BRPA4
wauke
Broussonetia papyrifera

SEEPPC

L48 (I), HI (I)

BICY
West Indian beggarticks
Bidens cynapiifolia

HEAR

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

BRAL4
white bryony
Bryonia alba

STATE

L48 (I)

BRRA
wild mustard
Brassica rapa

SWSS, WSWS

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

BRRA
wild rutabaga
Brassica rapa

SWSS, WSWS

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

BRRA
wild turnip
Brassica rapa

SWSS, WSWS

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

BRTO
wild turnip
Brassica tournefortii

Cal-IPC

L48 (I)

BAVU
winter cress
Barbarea vulgaris

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS

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

BAOR
wintercress
Barbarea orthoceras

WSWS

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

BAVU
yellow rocket
Barbarea vulgaris

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS

L48 (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
 
   
*CodeNative Status
GP Garden persistent
I Introduced
N Native

*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
NA North America

 

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