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U.S. Weeds with Scientific Name =U*
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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*
URMA3
PAMA4
 
Urochloa maxima
Panicum maximum
guineagrass

HEAR
 
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
URMU
 
 
 
 
 
BRMU
 
Urochloa mutica
California grass
Mauritius grass
buffalo grass
para grass
puakatau
Brachiaria mutica
para grass
FLEPPC
 
 
 
 
 
HEAR
 
(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)
URPA
 
Urochloa panicoides
liveseed grass
US, STATE
 
L48 (I)
URRA
BRRA80
 
 
Urochloa ramosa
Brachiaria ramosa
browntop millet
dixie signalgrass

SWSS
 
 
L48 (I)
ULPA
 
 
Ulmus parvifolia
Chinese elm
lacebark elm
WI
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
ULPU
 
 
Ulmus pumila
Chinese elm
Siberian elm
STATE, NE&GP, SEEPPC
 
 
L48 (I), CAN (I)
ULEU
 
 
 
Ulex europaeus
furze
gorse
whin
STATE, Cal-IPC, HEAR, WSWS
 
 
 
L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
URLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
Urena lobata
Caesar weed
aramina
chosuched e kui
dadangsi apaka
hibiscus burr
jute africain
STATE, FLEPPC
 
 
 
 
 
 
L48 (I), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
URPL2
BRPL2
 
Urochloa platyphylla
Brachiaria platyphylla
broadleaf signalgrass

KY, SWSS
 
L48 (N)
URTE2
PATE14
 
Urochloa texana
Panicum texanum
Texas signalgrass

SWSS
 
L48 (N)
UTIN
 
Utricularia inflata
swollen bladderwort
STATE
 
L48 (N)
URDIG
URDIP2
 
 
 
 
Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis
Urtica dioica var. procera
California nettle
slender nettle
stinging nettle
tall nettle

N'EAST
 
 
 
 
L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)
URFU2
PAFA6
 
Urochloa fusca
Panicum fasciculatum
browntop signalgrass

SWSS
 
L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)
URDI
 
 
 
 
Urtica dioica
California nettle
slender nettle
stinging nettle
tall nettle
NE&GP, SEEPPC, WSWS
 
 
 
 
L48 (NI), AK (NI), CAN (NI), GL (I), SPM (NI)
 
   
*CodeNative Status
I Introduced
N Native

*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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