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U.S. Weeds with Common Name =N*
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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*
NEAL2
 
Nechamandra alternifolia
nechamandra
STATE
 
COLA6
 
Corynocarpus laevigatus
New Zealand laurel
HEAR
 
HI (I)
LESC2
 
Leptospermum scoparium
New Zealand tea
HEAR
 
HI (I)
PHTE8
 
 
Phormium tenax
New Zealand flax
New Zealand hemp
HEAR
 
 
HI (I)
ACBR5
 
STBR3
Achnatherum brachychaetum
needlegrass
Stipa brachychaeta
STATE
 
STATE
L48 (I)
COPU18
 
Conicosia pugioniformis
narrow-leaved iceplant
Cal-IPC
 
L48 (I)
LIGE
 
Linaria genistifolia
narrow-leaved Dalmatian toadflax
STATE
 
L48 (I)
NADO
 
Nandina domestica
nanten
FLEPPC
 
L48 (I)
NATR3
STTR8
 
Nassella trichotoma
Stipa trichotoma
nassella tussock
US, STATE
STATE
 
L48 (I)
SINO
 
Silene noctiflora
night-flowering catchfly
NE&GP, SWSS
 
L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)
LACO3
 
Lapsana communis
nipplewort
WSWS
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I)
MELU
 
Medicago lupulina
nonesuch
KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
PLLA
 
Plantago lanceolata
narrowleaf plantain
STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
RUCR
 
Rumex crispus
narrowleaf dock
STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
ACPL
 
Acer platanoides
Norway maple
N'EAST, WI
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
CAIM
 
Cardamine impatiens
narrowleaf bittercress
STATE
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
CANU4
 
 
Carduus nutans
nodding plumeless thistle
nodding thistle
STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS, WI, WSWS
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
RHCA3
 
Rhamnus cathartica
nerprun cathartique
STATE, WI
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
SEFA
 
Setaria faberi
nodding foxtail
STATE, KY, NE&GP, SEEPPC, SWSS
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
VEDU
 
Ventenata dubia
North Africa grass
WSWS
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
PUMOL
 
PULO
PUTH
Pueraria montana var. lobata
nepalem
Pueraria lobata
Pueraria thunbergiana
STATE, FLEPPC
 
STATE, HEAR, KY, N'EAST, SEEPPC, SWSS
STATE
L48 (I), HI (I)
MEQU
 
Melaleuca quinquenervia
niaouli
US, STATE, FLEPPC, HEAR
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
TETE3
 
Tetragonia tetragonioides
New Zealand spinach
HEAR
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I)
CENO
 
 
Cestrum nocturnum
night cestrum
night jasmine
HEAR
 
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
CYRO
 
Cyperus rotundus
nutgrass
STATE, SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
MERE9
RHRE2
 
Melinis repens
Rhynchelytrum repens
Natal grass

FLEPPC
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
PEPU2
 
Pennisetum purpureum
napier grass
FLEPPC
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
CHMU2
 
Chenopodium murale
nettleleaf goosefoot
WSWS
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (I)
MIVI
 
 
Microstegium vimineum
Nepalese browntop
Nepalgrass
STATE, SEEPPC
 
 
L48 (I), PR (I)
AEVI3
 
Aeschynomene virginica
northern jointvetch
STATE, SWSS
 
L48 (N)
ASFA
 
Asclepias fascicularis
narrowleaf milkweed
SWSS, WSWS
 
L48 (N)
LUPL
 
Lupinus plattensis
Nebraska lupine
NE&GP
 
L48 (N)
BICE
 
 
Bidens cernua
nodding beggarticks
nodding bur marigold
NE&GP, WSWS
 
 
L48 (N), AK (I), CAN (N)
CHLE4
 
Chenopodium leptophyllum
narrowleaf goosefoot
SWSS
 
L48 (N), AK (I), CAN (N)
CHBE4
 
Chenopodium berlandieri
netseed lambsquarters
WSWS
 
L48 (N), AK (I), CAN (NI?)
VEPE2
 
Veronica peregrina
neckweed
WSWS
 
L48 (N), AK (I), HI (I), PR (N), CAN (N)
MONU
 
Monolepis nuttalliana
Nuttall's poverty weed
NE&GP
 
L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)
DENU2
 
Delphinium nuttallianum
Nuttall's larkspur
WSWS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
HENU
 
Helianthus nuttallii
Nuttall sunflower
WSWS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
MUSC
 
Muhlenbergia schreberi
nimblewill
STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
VINE
VIPR5
 
Viola nephrophylla
Viola pratincola
northern bog violet

NE&GP
 
L48 (N), CAN (N)
AXFI
 
Axonopus fissifolius
narrowleaved carpetgrass
HEAR
 
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N)
CHNU9
 
EUNU
Chamaesyce nutans
nodding spurge
Euphorbia nutans
KY
 
SWSS
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (N)
 
   
*CodeNative Status
I Introduced
N Native
NI? Native and Probably Introduced

*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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