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U.S. Weeds with Common Name =E*
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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,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 Scientific Name
Common Name
Source Native Status*
AMAR4
 
Ammophila arenaria
European beachgrass
Cal-IPC
 
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
FICA
 
Ficus carica
edible fig
Cal-IPC
 
(I), L48 (I), PR (I)
ILAQ80
 
Ilex aquifolium
English holly
Cal-IPC
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
SCMO
 
Schinus molle
escobilla
Cal-IPC
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
ACAU
 
Acacia auriculiformis
earleaf acacia
FLEPPC
 
L48 (I)
ENCO2
 
Enterolobium contortisiliquum
earpod tree
FLEPPC
 
L48 (I)
OCEL
 
Ochrosia elliptica
elliptic yellowwood
FLEPPC
 
L48 (I)
PEPU2
 
Pennisetum purpureum
elephant grass
FLEPPC
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
ACFA
 
Acacia farnesiana
Ellington curse
HEAR
 
(I), L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
CHNU9
EUNU
 
Chamaesyce nutans
Euphorbia nutans
eyebane
KY
SWSS
 
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (N)
SOPT7
SOPT3
 
Solanum ptycanthum
Solanum ptychanthum
Eastern black nightshade

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS
 
L48 (N), AK (I), HI (I), VI (I), CAN (N)
IPHE
 
Ipomoea hederacea
entireleaf morningglory
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (I)
SODU
 
Solanum dulcamara
European bittersweet
KY, N'EAST, SEEPPC, WSWS
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
ECPR
 
Eclipta prostrata
eclipta
KY, N'EAST, SWSS
 
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (N)
VIAR
 
Viola arvensis
European field pansy
KY, N'EAST, WSWS
 
L48 (I), CAN (W), GL (W), SPM (W)
RAAB
 
Ranunculus abortivus
early woodbuttercup
KY, NE&GP
 
L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)
GAPU3
GNPU2
 
Gamochaeta purpurea
Gnaphalium purpureum
everlasting

N'EAST
 
(I), L48 (N), HI (I), CAN (N)
PODE3
 
Populus deltoides
eastern cottonwood
N'EAST
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
BEPE2
 
 
Bellis perennis
English daisy
European daisy
N'EAST, WSWS
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
ELNY
 
Ellisia nyctelea
ellisia
NE&GP
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
JUVI
 
Juniperus virginiana
eastern redcedar
NE&GP
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
MEDE2
 
Mentzelia decapetala
evening starflower
NE&GP
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
ASVE
 
Asclepias verticillata
eastern whorled milkweed
NE&GP, SWSS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
MISI
 
Miscanthus sinensis
eulalia
SEEPPC
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
ALGL2
 
Alnus glutinosa
European black alder
SEEPPC, WI
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
LIVU
 
Ligustrum vulgare
European privet
SEEPPC, WI
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
CYSCA
 
Cytisus scoparius var. andreanus
English broom
STATE
 
L48 (I)
CYSCS2
 
Cytisus scoparius var. scoparius
English broom
STATE
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
ELMO5
 
Elephantopus mollis
elephantopus
STATE
 
HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
HEHI12
 
Hedera hibernica
English ivy
STATE
 
L48 (I)
LYVI3
 
Lythrum virgatum
European wand loosestrife
STATE
 
L48 (I)
MAQU
 
Marsilea quadrifolia
European waterclover
STATE
 
L48 (I), CAN (N)
SILAA3
 
SIAL12
Silene latifolia ssp. alba
evening lychnis
Silene alba
STATE
 
N'EAST, SWSS, WSWS
L48 (I), AK (I)
VIAL2
 
Viscum album
European mistletoe
STATE
 
L48 (I)
BRTE
 
Bromus tectorum
early chess
STATE, Cal-IPC, FLEPPC, HEAR, N'EAST, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I)
MYSP2
 
Myriophyllum spicatum
Eurasian watermilfoil
STATE, Cal-IPC, FLEPPC, SEEPPC, WI
 
L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)
ARDO4
 
Arundo donax
elephant grass
STATE, Cal-IPC, HEAR, SEEPPC
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
HEHE
 
Hedera helix
English ivy
STATE, Cal-IPC, SEEPPC, WI
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
CYSC4
 
Cytisus scoparius
English broom
STATE, Cal-IPC, WSWS
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
COAR4
 
Convolvulus arvensis
European bindweed
STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WI, WSWS
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
PLLA
 
Plantago lanceolata
English plantain
STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
(I), L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
TORA2
 
Toxicodendron radicans
Eastern poison ivy
STATE, N'EAST, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
BEVU
 
 
Berberis vulgaris
epine-vinette
epine-vinette commune
STATE, WI
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
RHCA3
 
 
Rhamnus cathartica
European buckthorn
European waythorn
STATE, WI
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
DAAE
 
Dactyloctenium aegyptium
Egyptian grass
SWSS
 
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
TRDA3
 
Tripsacum dactyloides
eastern gamagrass
SWSS
 
L48 (N)
LALA4
 
Lathyrus latifolius
everlasting peavine
SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
SAAU
 
Salvinia auriculata
eared watermoss
US, STATE
 
PR (I)
SPER
 
Sparganium erectum
exotic bur-reed
US, STATE
 
L48 (N)
HYPO3
 
Hygrophila polysperma
East Indian hygrophila
US, STATE, FLEPPC
 
L48 (I)
COMA7
 
Convallaria majalis
European lily of the valley
WI
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
VIOP
 
Viburnum opulus
European cranberrybush
WI
 
L48 (NI), CAN (NI), SPM (N)
CIFO
 
Cirsium foliosum
elk thistle
WSWS
 
L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)
POER2
 
Polygonum erectum
erect knotweed
WSWS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
PTAQP2
 
Pteridium aquilinum var. pubescens
eagle fern
WSWS
 
L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)
 
   
*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

 

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