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U.S. Weeds with Common Name =G*
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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 Common Name
Scientific Name
Source Native Status*

GAPA2
galinsoga
Galinsoga parviflora

STATE

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

ASGA2
Ganges primrose
Asystasia gangetica

FLEPPC

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

CECY2
garden cornflower
Centaurea cyanus

SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

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

VAOF
garden heliotrope
Valeriana officinalis

WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

LYVU
garden loosestrife
Lysimachia vulgaris

STATE

L48 (I), CAN (I)

SONI
garden nightshade
Solanum nigrum

STATE, SWSS, WI, WSWS

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

TAVU
garden tansy
Tanacetum vulgare

STATE, SWSS, WSWS

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

VAOF
garden valerian
Valeriana officinalis

WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VISAN2
VIAN
garden vetch
Vicia sativa ssp. nigra
Vicia angustifolia


N'EAST, SWSS

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

BAVU
garden yellow rocket
Barbarea vulgaris

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS

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

ALPE4
garlic mustard
Alliaria petiolata

STATE, SEEPPC, WI

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

EUTE10
Geraldton carnation spurge
Euphorbia terracina

STATE

L48 (I)

TRPE21
MAPE2
German chamomile
Tripleurospermum perforatum
Matricaria perforata


STATE

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

DEOD
German ivy
Delairea odorata

Cal-IPC

L48 (I), HI (I)

SCAN2
German knotgrass
Scleranthus annuus

N'EAST

L48 (I), CAN (I)

TECA3
germander
Teucrium canadense

NE&GP, SWSS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

DEGE2
Geyer larkspur
Delphinium geyeri

WSWS

L48 (N)

MIDI8

Mimosa diplotricha

STATE

HI (I), PR (I)

SAMO
giant arrowhead
Sagittaria montevidensis

SWSS

L48 (I)

SEFA
giant bristlegrass
Setaria faberi

STATE, KY, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

CURE
giant dodder
Cuscuta reflexa

STATE, N'EAST

L48 (I)

LAPU12
SPOL2
giant duckweed
Landoltia punctata
Spirodela oligorrhiza


STATE

L48 (N), HI (N)

MIDI8
MIIN80
giant false sensitive plant
Mimosa diplotricha
Mimosa invisa

STATE
US, STATE

HI (I), PR (I)

SEFA
giant foxtail
Setaria faberi

STATE, KY, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

HEMA17
giant hogweed
Heracleum mantegazzianum

US, STATE

L48 (I), CAN (I)

EQTE
giant horsetail
Equisetum telmateia

STATE

L48 (N), CAN (N)

VEGI
giant ironweed
Vernonia gigantea

KY

L48 (N), CAN (N)

POSA4
giant knotweed
Polygonum sachalinense

STATE, SEEPPC

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

CYXA2
IVXA
giant marshelder
Cyclachaena xanthiifolia
Iva xanthifolia


NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (I)

MIPE2
MIPI
giant mimosa
Mimosa pellita
Mimosa pigra


US, STATE, FLEPPC

L48 (N), PR (N)

AMTR
giant ragweed
Ambrosia trifida

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

L48 (N), CAN (N)

ARDO4
giant reed
Arundo donax

STATE, Cal-IPC, HEAR, SEEPPC

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

SABI9
giant salvinia
Salvinia biloba

US, STATE


SAHE7
giant salvinia
Salvinia herzogii

US, STATE


SAMO5
giant salvinia
Salvinia molesta

US, STATE, Cal-IPC

L48 (I), HI (I)

MIDI8
MIIN80
giant sensitive plant
Mimosa diplotricha
Mimosa invisa

STATE
US, STATE

HI (I), PR (I)

GLHE2
gill-over-the-ground
Glechoma hederacea

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, WI

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

HECO11
gingerlily
Hedychium coronarium

HEAR

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

HETU
girasole
Helianthus tuberosus

N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

CALE52
glaucous star thistle
Carthamus leucocaulos

STATE

L48 (I)

SAIN
glenwoodgrass
Sacciolepis indica

HEAR

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

CADR
globed-podded hoarycress
Cardaria draba

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

L48 (I), CAN (I)

IPCAF
IPFI2
gloria de la manana
Ipomoea carnea ssp. fistulosa
Ipomoea fistulosa


STATE

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

TIHE2
glorybush
Tibouchina herbacea

HEAR

HI (I)

TIUR
glorybush
Tibouchina urvilleana

HEAR

HI (I), PR (I)

FRAL4
glossy buckthorn
Frangula alnus

STATE

L48 (I), CAN (I)

FRAL4
RHFR
glossy buckthorn
Frangula alnus
Rhamnus frangula

STATE
STATE, SEEPPC, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

LILU2
glossy privet
Ligustrum lucidum

FLEPPC

L48 (I)

TRDU
goat's beard
Tragopogon dubius

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

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

GAOF
goat's rue
Galega officinalis

US, STATE, WSWS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

TRTE
goathead
Tribulus terrestris

STATE, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS

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

CRTE4
goatweed
Croton texensis

NE&GP

L48 (N)

JADI2
Gold Coast jasmine
Jasminum dichotomum

FLEPPC

L48 (I)

HESU3
golden aster
Heterotheca subaxillaris

NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N)

PHAU8
golden bamboo
Phyllostachys aurea

FLEPPC, HEAR

L48 (I)

CHAC
golden beardgrass
Chrysopogon aciculatus

US, STATE

HI (I)

PALA14
golden bellapple
Passiflora laurifolia

HEAR

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

VEEN
golden crownbeard
Verbesina encelioides

HEAR

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

KOEL
golden rain tree
Koelreuteria elegans

FLEPPC

L48 (I)

SCHI
golden thistle
Scolymus hispanicus

STATE

L48 (I)

COTI3
golden tickseed
Coreopsis tinctoria

NE&GP, SWSS

L48 (N), HI (W), CAN (N)

THRH
goldenpea
Thermopsis rhombifolia

WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

ELIN3
goosegrass
Eleusine indica

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

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

ULEU
gorse
Ulex europaeus

STATE, Cal-IPC, HEAR, WSWS

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

HYRA3
gosmore
Hypochaeris radicata

STATE, HEAR, WSWS

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

AEPO
goutweed
Aegopodium podagraria

STATE

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

FLIN
governor's plum
Flacourtia indica

FLEPPC

L48 (I), PR (I)

RABU
gowan
Ranunculus bulbosus

N'EAST

L48 (I), CAN (I)

PSGU
goyavier
Psidium guajava

HEAR

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

CYDA
grama-seda
Cynodon dactylon

STATE, KY, N'EAST, SWSS, WSWS

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

PHVI17
grape groundcherry
Physalis viscosa

STATE

L48 (N)

MUBO
grape hyacinth
Muscari botryoides

SEEPPC

L48 (I), CAN (I)

VITIS
grapevines
Vitis

STATE


CASA3
grass
Cannabis sativa

STATE, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

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

STGR
grassleaved stichwort
Stellaria graminea

N'EAST

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

FIQU
FIMI
grasslike fimbry
Fimbristylis quinquangularis
Fimbristylis miliacea

SWSS
SWSS

PR (I)

STGR
grasslike starwort
Stellaria graminea

N'EAST

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

SAGR
grassy arrowhead
Sagittaria graminea

STATE, SWSS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

STGR
grassy starwort
Stellaria graminea

N'EAST

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

TECA2
gray horsebrush
Tetradymia canescens

WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

ERNAN5
CHNA2
gray rabbitbrush
Ericameria nauseosa ssp. nauseosa var. nauseosa
Chrysothamnus nauseosus


WSWS

L48 (N)

ARLU
gray sagewort
Artemisia ludoviciana

NE&GP

L48 (I), CAN (N)

CAGL11
gray sheoak
Casuarina glauca

FLEPPC, HEAR

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

CIUN
gray thistle
Cirsium undulatum

STATE, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

SAVE4
greasewood
Sarcobatus vermiculatus

WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

YUGL
Great Plains yucca
Yucca glauca

NE&GP, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

AMTR
great ragweed
Ambrosia trifida

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

L48 (N), CAN (N)

CUEU
greater dodder
Cuscuta europaea

N'EAST

L48 (I)

FRPE
green ash
Fraxinus pennsylvanica

N'EAST

L48 (N), CAN (N)

SEVI4
green bristlegrass
Setaria viridis

STATE, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS

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

FATA
green buckwheat
Fagopyrum tataricum

SWSS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

MOVE
green carpetweed
Mollugo verticillata

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS

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

VEAG
green field speedwell
Veronica agrestis

NE&GP

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

SEVI4
green foxtail
Setaria viridis

STATE, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS

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

SEVI4
green millet
Setaria viridis

STATE, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS

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

MURA
green muhly
Muhlenbergia racemosa

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

CHVI8
green rabbitbrush
Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus

WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

ARDR4
green sagewort
Artemisia dracunculus

NE&GP

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

DEPI
green tansymustard
Descurainia pinnata

NE&GP, SWSS

L48 (N), CAN (N)

LEDE
greenflower pepperweed
Lepidium densiflorum

NE&GP

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

LOCO6
ground honeysuckle
Lotus corniculatus

N'EAST, NE&GP

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

GLHE2
ground ivy
Glechoma hederacea

KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, WI

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

OEMA2
ground orchid
Oeceoclades maculata

FLEPPC

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

PHVI17
groundcherry
Physalis viscosa

STATE

L48 (N)

PSGU
guabang
Psidium guajava

HEAR

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

CEOB
guarumo
Cecropia obtusifolia

HEAR

HI (I)

PSGU
guava
Psidium guajava

HEAR

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

VIOP
Guelder rose
Viburnum opulus

WI

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

URMA3
PAMA4
guineagrass
Urochloa maxima
Panicum maximum


HEAR

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

GRSQ
gumweed
Grindelia squarrosa

NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (N), CAN (N)
 
   
*CodeNative Status
I Introduced
I? Probably 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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