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U.S. Weeds with Common Name =I*
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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.
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*
ABTH
 
Abutilon theophrasti
Indian mallow
STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
ACCO
 
Acacia confusa
ianangi
HEAR
 
HI (I)
AEIN
 
Aeschynomene indica
Indian jointvetch
STATE, SWSS
 
L48 (N), PR (N)
AMFR
 
Amorpha fruticosa
indigobush
STATE
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
APCA
 
Apocynum cannabinum
Indian hemp
KY, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
BRJU
 
Brassica juncea
Indian mustard
NE&GP
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (I)
CAPY2
 
Carduus pycnocephalus
Italian thistle
STATE, Cal-IPC, WSWS
 
L48 (I), HI (I)
CATE2
 
Carduus tenuiflorus
Italian thistle
STATE
 
L48 (I)
CEIB
 
Centaurea iberica
Iberian star thistle
STATE, WSWS
 
L48 (I)
CEDI6
 
Cestrum diurnum
inkberry
FLEPPC, HEAR
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I?), VI (I)
CENO
 
Cestrum nocturnum
iki he po
HEAR
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
CHAC
 
Chrysopogon aciculatus
inifuk
US, STATE
 
HI (I)
COGR9
 
Coccinia grandis
ivy gourd
STATE, HEAR, WSWS
 
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), VI (I)
DEOD
 
SEMI
Delairea odorata
Italian ivy
Senecio mikanioides
Cal-IPC
 
HEAR
L48 (I), HI (I)
DISA9
 
Dipsacus sativus
Indian teasel
STATE
 
L48 (I)
DISP
 
Distichlis spicata
inland saltgrass
NE&GP, WSWS
 
L48 (N), HI (I), CAN (N)
ELIN3
 
Eleusine indica
Indian goosegrass
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (I)
ERPI2
 
Eragrostis pilosa
Indian lovegrass
SWSS
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (I)
HYPO3
 
Hygrophila polysperma
Indian swampweed
US, STATE, FLEPPC
 
L48 (I)
IPHE
 
Ipomoea hederacea
ivyleaf morningglory
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (I)
IVAX
 
Iva axillaris
Iva poverty weed
STATE, NE&GP, WSWS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
LOPEM2
 
LOMU
 
Lolium perenne ssp. multiflorum
Italian ryegrass
Lolium multiflorum
Italian ryegrass
Cal-IPC, N'EAST, SWSS
 
WSWS
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
MAPIP4
HASP3
 
Machaeranthera pinnatifida ssp. pinnatifida var. pinnatifida
Haplopappus spinulosus
ironplant

NE&GP
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
MECA9
 
Melastoma candidum
Indian rhododendron
HEAR
 
HI (I)
MEAZ
 
Melia azedarach
Indian lilac
FLEPPC, SEEPPC
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
MECR3
 
Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
ice plant
Cal-IPC
 
L48 (I)
PASU3
 
Passiflora suberosa
indigo berry
HEAR
 
HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
PEHA
 
Peganum harmala
isband
STATE, WSWS
 
L48 (I)
PHAM4
 
Phytolacca americana
inkberry
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
PLIN4
 
 
Pluchea indica
Indian fleabane
Indian pluchea
HEAR
 
 
(I), HI (I)
RHTO10
RHTO
 
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa
Rhodomyrtus tomentosus
isenberg bush

STATE, FLEPPC, HEAR
 
L48 (I), HI (I)
ROCO6
 
ROEX2
 
Rottboellia cochinchinensis
itchgrass
Rottboellia exaltata
itchgrass, raoulgrass
US, STATE, SWSS
 
STATE
 
L48 (I), PR (I)
SCAC2
 
Schefflera actinophylla
ivy palm
FLEPPC, HEAR
 
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
SEIT
 
Setaria italica
Italian foxtail
SEEPPC
 
L48 (I), VI (I), CAN (W)
SONU2
 
Sorghastrum nutans
Indiangrass
SWSS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
SYJA
 
Syzygium jambos
iouen wai
FLEPPC, HEAR
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
TEIN
 
Tectaria incisa
incised halberd fern
FLEPPC
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (N)
TECA
 
Terminalia catappa
Indian almond
FLEPPC
 
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
 
   
*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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