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Introduced, Invasive, and Noxious Plants

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Colorado State-listed Noxious Weeds
78 records returned

Click on an accepted name below to view its PLANTS Profile with more information, and web links if available. Noxious weeds that are synonyms retain their noxious status, and are indented beneath the current PLANTS accepted name.

Plant Industry Division. 2003. Rules pertaining to the administration and enforcement of the Colorado Noxious Weed Act (23 January 2006). Colorado Department of Agriculture.

Symbol Scientific Name Noxious Common Name State Noxious Status Native Status*
ABTH Abutilon theophrasti Medik. velvetleaf CW L48 (I), CAN (I)
ACRE3 Acroptilon repens (L.) DC. Russian knapweed BW L48 (I), CAN (I)
AECY Aegilops cylindrica Host jointed goatgrass CW L48 (I)
ALMA12 Alhagi maurorum Medik. L48 (I)
ALPS3 Alhagi pseudalhagi (M. Bieb.) Desv. ex B. Keller & Schaparenko camelthorn AW
ANAR6 Anthemis arvensis L. scentless chamomile BW L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
ANCO2 Anthemis cotula L. mayweed chamomile BW L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
ANCR2 Anoda cristata (L.) Schltdl. spurred anoda BW L48 (N), PR (N)
ARAB3 Artemisia absinthium L. absinth wormwood BW L48 (I), CAN (I)
ARMI2 Arctium minus Bernh. common burdock CW L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
BRTE Bromus tectorum L. downy brome CW L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I)
CAAC Carduus acanthoides L. plumeless thistle BW L48 (I), CAN (I)
CACA19 Carum carvi L. wild caraway BW L48 (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
CADR Cardaria draba (L.) Desv. hoary cress BW L48 (I), CAN (I)
CANU4 Carduus nutans L. musk thistle BW L48 (I), CAN (I)
CEDI3 Centaurea diffusa Lam. diffuse knapweed BW L48 (I), CAN (I)
CENI3 Centaurea nigrescens Willd. L48 (I), CAN (I)
CEPR2 Centaurea pratensis Thuill., nom. illeg., non Salisb. meadow knapweed AW
CESO3 Centaurea solstitialis L. yellow starthistle AW L48 (I), CAN (I)
CESTM Centaurea stoebe L. ssp. micranthos (Gugler) Hayek L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
CEMA4 Centaurea maculosa auct. non Lam. spotted knapweed BW
CEVI Centaurea virgata Lam. squarrose knapweed AW L48 (I)
CHJU Chondrilla juncea L. rush skeletonweed AW L48 (I), CAN (I)
CIAR4 Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. Canada thistle BW L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
CIIN Cichorium intybus L. chicory CW L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
CIVU Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten. bull thistle BW L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
CLOR Clematis orientalis L. Chinese clematis BW L48 (I), CAN (I)
COAR4 Convolvulus arvensis L. field bindweed CW L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
COMA2 Conium maculatum L. poison hemlock CW L48 (I), CAN (I)
CRVU2 Crupina vulgaris Cass. common crupina AW L48 (I)
CYES Cyperus esculentus L. yellow nutsedge BW L48 (NI), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (I)
CYOF Cynoglossum officinale L. houndstongue BW L48 (I), CAN (I)
DIFU2 Dipsacus fullonum L. common teasel BW L48 (I), CAN (I)
DILA4 Dipsacus laciniatus L. cutleaf teasel BW L48 (I), CAN (I)
ELAN Elaeagnus angustifolia L. Russian-olive BW L48 (I), CAN (I)
ELRE4 Elymus repens (L.) Gould L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
ELRE3 Elytrigia repens (L.) Desv. ex Nevski quackgrass BW
ERCI6 Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Hér. ex Aiton redstem filaree BW L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I)
EUCY2 Euphorbia cyparissias L. cypress spurge AW L48 (I), CAN (I)
EUES Euphorbia esula L. leafy spurge BW L48 (I), CAN (I)
EUMY2 Euphorbia myrsinites L. myrtle spurge AW L48 (I), CAN (I)
HAGL Halogeton glomeratus (M. Bieb.) C.A. Mey. halogeton CW L48 (I)
HEMA3 Hesperis matronalis L. dame's rocket BW L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)
HIAU Hieracium aurantiacum L. orange hawkweed AW L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
HITR Hibiscus trionum L. Venice mallow BW L48 (I), CAN (I)
HYNI Hyoscyamus niger L. black henbane BW L48 (I), CAN (I)
HYPE Hypericum perforatum L. common St. Johnswort CW L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
HYVE3 Hydrilla verticillata (L. f.) Royle hydrilla AW L48 (I)
ISTI Isatis tinctoria L. dyer's woad AW L48 (I), CAN (W)
LECU Lespedeza cuneata (Dum. Cours.) G. Don sericea lespedeza AW L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I?)
LELA2 Lepidium latifolium L. perennial pepperweed BW L48 (I), CAN (I)
LEVU Leucanthemum vulgare Lam. L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
CHLE80 Chrysanthemum leucanthemum L. oxeye daisy BW
LIDA Linaria dalmatica (L.) Mill. broad-leaved Dalmatian toadflax BW L48 (I), CAN (I)
LIGE Linaria genistifolia (L.) Mill. narrow-leaved Dalmatian toadflax BW L48 (I)
LYSA2 Lythrum salicaria L. purple loosestrife AW L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
MYSP2 Myriophyllum spicatum L. Eurasian watermilfoil BW L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I)
ONAC Onopordum acanthium L. Scotch thistle BW L48 (I), CAN (W)
ONTA Onopordum tauricum Willd. Scotch thistle BW L48 (I)
PAMI2 Panicum miliaceum L. wild proso millet CW L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (I)
PEHA Peganum harmala L. African rue AW L48 (I)
PORE5 Potentilla recta L. sulfur cinquefoil BW L48 (I), CAN (I)
SAAE Salvia aethiopis L. Mediterranean sage AW L48 (I)
SAMO5 Salvinia molesta Mitchell giant salvinia AW L48 (I), HI (I)
SAOF4 Saponaria officinalis L. bouncingbet BW L48 (I), CAN (I)
SEJA Senecio jacobaea L. tansy ragwort AW L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
SOAR2 Sonchus arvensis L. perennial sowthistle CW L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
SOHA Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers. johnsongrass CW L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)
TACA8 Taeniatherum caput-medusae (L.) Nevski medusahead rye AW L48 (I)
TACH2 Tamarix chinensis Lour. salt cedar BW L48 (I)
TAPA4 Tamarix parviflora DC. salt cedar BW L48 (I)
TARA Tamarix ramosissima Ledeb. salt cedar BW L48 (I)
TAVU Tanacetum vulgare L. common tansy BW L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
TRPE21 Tripleurospermum perforatum (Mérat) M. Lainz L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I)
MAPE2 Matricaria perforata Mérat scentless chamomile BW
TRTE Tribulus terrestris L. puncturevine CW L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (W)
VEBL Verbascum blattaria L. moth mullein BW L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
VETH Verbascum thapsus L. common mullein CW L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

 

†CodeNoxious Status
AW A list (noxious weeds)
BW B list (noxious weeds)
CW C list (noxious weeds)

*CodeNative Status
I Introduced
I? Probably Introduced
N Native
NI Native and Introduced
W Waif

*CodeNative Status Jursdiction
L48 Lower 48 States
AK Alaska
HI Hawaii
PR Puerto Rico
VI Virgin Islands
CAN Canada
GL Greenland
SPM St. Pierre and Miquelon

Additional information about noxious plants in this state can be found at:

 

 
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