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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,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*
HIERA
 
Hieracium
hawkweed
STATE
 
HIBE2
 
Hiptage benghalensis
hiptage
FLEPPC, HEAR
 
SASA7
 
Sagittaria sagittifolia
Hawaii arrowhead
US, STATE
 
VOCU
 
Vossia cuspidata
hippo grass
STATE
 
GRBA
 
Grevillea banksii
haiku
STATE, HEAR
 
HI (I)
MEVE3
 
Medinilla venosa
holdtight
STATE, HEAR
 
HI (I)
SEPA6
 
Setaria palmifolia
hailans pitpit
HEAR
 
HI (I)
TIHE2
 
Tibouchina herbacea
herbaceous glorytree
HEAR
 
HI (I)
PASU3
 
Passiflora suberosa
huehue haole
HEAR
 
HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
CAED3
 
Carpobrotus edulis
Hottentot fig
Cal-IPC
 
L48 (I)
COBO
 
Conyza bonariensis
hairy fleabane
WSWS
 
L48 (I)
HAGL
 
Halogeton glomeratus
halogeton
STATE, Cal-IPC, WSWS
 
L48 (I)
HYVE3
 
Hydrilla verticillata
hydrilla
US, STATE, Cal-IPC, FLEPPC, SEEPPC
 
L48 (I)
LUGRG2
LUUR
 
Ludwigia grandiflora ssp. grandiflora
Ludwigia uruguayensis
hairy water-primrose

STATE, SEEPPC
 
L48 (I)
NADO
 
Nandina domestica
heavenly bamboo
FLEPPC
 
L48 (I)
ORMI
 
Orobanche minor
hellroot
STATE
 
L48 (I)
PEHA
 
Peganum harmala
harmal shrub
STATE, WSWS
 
L48 (I)
SOCA19
 
Solanum cardiophyllum
heartleaf nightshade
STATE
 
L48 (I)
CASES
COSE14
 
Calystegia sepium ssp. sepium
Convolvulus sepium
hedge false bindweed

STATE
 
L48 (I), AK (I)
BEIN2
 
 
Berteroa incana
hoary alyssum
hoary false alyssum
STATE, NE&GP, SWSS
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)
BRRA2
BRCO4
 
Bromus racemosus
Bromus commutatus
hairy chess

STATE, SEEPPC, SWSS
 
L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)
GLHE2
 
Glechoma hederacea
haymaids
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, WI
 
L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)
SOPH
SOSA8
 
 
Solanum physalifolium
Solanum sarrachoides
hairy nightshade
hoe nightshade

STATE, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)
GATE2
 
Galeopsis tetrahit
hempnettle
STATE
 
L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
MAVU
 
Marrubium vulgare
horehound
WSWS
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
VIVI
 
Vicia villosa
hairy vetch
N'EAST, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
MELU
 
 
Medicago lupulina
hop clover
hop medic
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
HYRA3
 
Hypochaeris radicata
hairy cat's ear
STATE, HEAR, WSWS
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
SIOF
 
 
SIOFL
 
 
Sisymbrium officinale
hedge mustard
hedgeweed
Sisymbrium officinale var. leiocarpum
hedge mustard
hedgeweed
N'EAST
 
 
KY
 
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), SPM (W)
BURO
 
Bupleurum rotundifolium
hound's-ear
SEEPPC
 
L48 (I), CAN (GP)
ACRE3
 
CERE6
 
Acroptilon repens
hardheads
Centaurea repens
hardheads
STATE
 
STATE, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
CACH42
CACH10
 
Cardaria chalepensis
Cardaria chalapensis
hoary cress

STATE, Cal-IPC
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
CADR
 
LEDR
 
Cardaria draba
hoary cress
Lepidium draba
hoary cress
STATE, Cal-IPC, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
STATE
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
CAPU6
 
Cardaria pubescens
hairy whitetop
STATE
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
CYOF
 
Cynoglossum officinale
houndstongue
STATE, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
EPHI
 
Epilobium hirsutum
hairy willow herb
STATE, WI
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
RASA
 
Ranunculus sardous
hairy buttercup
SWSS
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
RHCA3
 
Rhamnus cathartica
Hart's thorn
STATE, WI
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
THPRA
THSE
 
Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus
Thymus serpyllum
hillwort

N'EAST
 
L48 (I), CAN (I), GL (I)
POPO5
 
Polygonum polystachyum
Himalyan knotweed
STATE
 
L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
LAPUI
 
Lamium purpureum var. incisum
hybrid deadnettle
SWSS
 
L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (W)
SCDU2
 
Sclerochloa dura
hardgrass
WSWS
 
L48 (I), CAN (N)
TOAR
 
Torilis arvensis
hedge parsley
STATE, SEEPPC
 
L48 (I), CAN (N)
ONAC
 
Onopordum acanthium
heraldic thistle
STATE, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), CAN (W)
ARHI3
 
Arthraxon hispidus
hairy jointgrass
SEEPPC
 
L48 (I), HI (I)
COAS3
 
Colubrina asiatica
hoop with
FLEPPC
 
L48 (I), HI (I)
MOVA
 
Monochoria vaginalis
heartshape false pickerelweed
US, STATE
 
L48 (I), HI (I)
PHAQ
 
Phalaris aquatica
Hardinggrass
Cal-IPC
 
L48 (I), HI (I)
RUNI4
 
Rubus niveus
hill raspberry
STATE, HEAR, N'EAST
 
L48 (I), HI (I)
CAHI3
 
Cardamine hirsuta
hairy bittercress
KY, N'EAST
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
HOMUL
HOLE
 
Hordeum murinum ssp. leporinum
Hordeum leporinum
hare barley

WSWS
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
RUAR9
RUDI2
 
Rubus armeniacus
Rubus discolor
Himalayan blackberry

STATE, Cal-IPC, HEAR, N'EAST
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
SEVE3
 
Setaria verticillata
hooked bristlegrass
HEAR, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
LAAM
 
Lamium amplexicaule
henbit
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (W)
TRAR4
 
Trifolium arvense
hare's foot clover
N'EAST
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
FAVI
 
Fatoua villosa
hairy crabweed
STATE, SEEPPC, SWSS
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
PADI3
 
 
 
Paspalum dilatatum
herbe de miel
herbe sirop
hiku nua
N'EAST, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
CASA3
 
 
Cannabis sativa
hashish
hemp
STATE, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)
GAQU
 
GACI4
Galinsoga quadriradiata
hairy galinsoga
Galinsoga ciliata
KY, NE&GP
 
N'EAST, SWSS
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)
SOHA
 
Sorghum halepense
herbe de Cuba
STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)
PEPU2
 
Pennisetum purpureum
herbe elephant
FLEPPC
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
URLO
 
Urena lobata
hibiscus burr
STATE, FLEPPC
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
ACHI
 
Acanthospermum hispidum
hispid starburr
SWSS
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (I)
DISA
 
Digitaria sanguinalis
hairy crabgrass
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), PR (I), CAN (I)
ASSU2
 
Asclepias subverticillata
horsetail milkweed
WSWS
 
L48 (N)
ATSU2
 
Atriplex subspicata
halberdleaf orach
NE&GP
 
L48 (N)
HOGL2
 
HODE
Hoffmannseggia glauca
hog potato
Hoffmannseggia densiflora
SWSS, WSWS
 
STATE
L48 (N)
MOPE
 
Monarda pectinata
horse mint
NE&GP
 
L48 (N)
PIELE2
PICA2
 
Pinus elliottii var. elliottii
Pinus caribaea
Hondurus pine

HEAR
 
L48 (N)
COCA5
 
 
Conyza canadensis
horseweed
horseweed fleabane
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
L48 (N), AK (I), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)
SCACA
SCAC
 
Schoenoplectus acutus var. acutus
Scirpus acutus
hardstem bulrush

SWSS
 
L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)
PRVU
 
Prunella vulgaris
healall
N'EAST, NE&GP
 
L48 (N), AK (N), HI (I), CAN (NI), SPM (N)
CRCA6
 
Croton capitatus
hogweed
SWSS
 
L48 (N), CAN (I)
CYXA2
IVXA
 
Cyclachaena xanthiifolia
Iva xanthifolia
horseweed

NE&GP, WSWS
 
L48 (N), CAN (I)
CYLA
 
 
AMAL3
 
Cynanchum laeve
honeyvine
honeyvine milkweed
Ampelamus albidus
honeyvine milkweed
NE&GP
 
 
KY, SWSS
 
L48 (N), CAN (I)
SOCA3
 
Solanum carolinense
horsenettle
STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS
 
L48 (N), CAN (I)
AMTR
 
Ambrosia trifida
horseweed
STATE, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
APCA
 
Apocynum cannabinum
hemp dogbane
KY, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
GLTR
 
Gleditsia triacanthos
honey locust
N'EAST, NE&GP
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
HEHE5
 
Heliopsis helianthoides
heliopsis sunflower
NE&GP
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
MACA2
 
Machaeranthera canescens
hoary tansyaster
WSWS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
MINY
 
Mirabilis nyctaginea
heart-leaved four o'clock
STATE, NE&GP
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
OEBI
 
Oenothera biennis
hoary eveningprimrose
KY, NE&GP, SWSS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
PHLOS
PHSU8
 
Physalis longifolia var. subglabrata
Physalis subglabrata
husk tomato

N'EAST, SWSS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
SMRO
 
Smilax rotundifolia
horsebriar
N'EAST
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
SYERE
ASER3
 
Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides
Aster ericoides
heath aster

NE&GP
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
VEST
 
Verbena stricta
hoary vervain
NE&GP
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
VISO
VIPA5
 
Viola sororia
Viola papilionacea
hooded blue violet

N'EAST
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
SEHE8
SEEX
 
Sesbania herbacea
Sesbania exaltata
hemp sesbania

STATE, KY, SWSS
 
L48 (N), CAN (W)
CYHA
 
Cyperus haspan
haspan flatsedge
HEAR
 
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N)
CHHY3
EUHY2
 
Chamaesyce hyssopifolia
Euphorbia hyssopifolia
hyssopleaf sandmat

SWSS
 
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
DICI
 
Digitaria ciliaris
Henry's crabgrass
SWSS
 
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
PACO14
 
 
Paspalum conjugatum
Hilo grass
herbe creole
HEAR
 
 
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
TRPO2
 
Trianthema portulacastrum
horse purslane
SWSS
 
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
PRGL2
 
Prosopis glandulosa
honey mesquite
WSWS
 
L48 (N), HI (I), VI (I)
ACOS
 
Acalypha ostryifolia
hophornbeam copperleaf
KY, SWSS
 
L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)
JATA
 
Jacquemontia tamnifolia
hairy clustervine
SWSS
 
L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)
CASE13
 
 
Calystegia sepium
hedge bindweed
hedgebell
STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
 
L48 (NI), AK (I), CAN (N), SPM (I)
GERO
 
Geranium robertianum
herb Robert
STATE
 
L48 (NI), AK (I), CAN (N), SPM (N)
PIHI
 
Picris hieracioides
hawkweed oxtongue
STATE
 
L48 (NI), AK (N), HI (I), CAN (I)
ACMI2
 
Achillea millefolium
hierba de las cortaduras
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS
 
L48 (NI), AK (N), HI (I), CAN (NI), GL (N), SPM (NI)
BRIN2
 
Bromus inermis
Hungarian bromegrass
NE&GP, SEEPPC, WI
 
L48 (NI), AK (NI), CAN (NI), GL (I), SPM (I)
 
   
*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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