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U.S. Weeds with Scientific Name =R*
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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 Common Name
Scientific Name
Source Native Status*

RICO3
agaliya
Ricinus communis

Cal-IPC, FLEPPC, WSWS

(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)

RHMA2
American mangrove
Rhizophora mangle

HEAR

L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)

RHCA9
anglestem beaksedge
Rhynchospora caduca

HEAR

L48 (N), HI (I)

ROAR3
Arkansas rose
Rosa arkansana

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

ROAU
Austrian fieldcress
Rorippa austriaca

STATE

L48 (I), CAN (I)

RUOB
bitter dock
Rumex obtusifolius

SWSS

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

ROPS
black locust
Robinia pseudoacacia

Cal-IPC, N'EAST

L48 (N), CAN (I)

RUHI2
blackeyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta

SWSS

L48 (N), AK (I), CAN (N)

RABU
blister flower
Ranunculus bulbosus

N'EAST

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ROPA2
bog marshcress
Rorippa palustris

N'EAST, NE&GP

L48 (N), AK (N), PR (I), CAN (N), SPM (N)

ROPA2
bog yellowcress
Rorippa palustris

N'EAST, NE&GP

L48 (N), AK (N), PR (I), CAN (N), SPM (N)

RUFR80
bramble blackberry
Rubus fruticosus

US, STATE, N'EAST


REMO2
bridal broom
Retama monosperma

Cal-IPC

L48 (I)

RUCA19
RUTW
Britton's wild petunia
Ruellia caerulea
Ruellia tweediana


FLEPPC

(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)

RHAMN
buckthorn
Rhamnus

STATE

(I,N), L48 (I,N)

RABU
bulbous buttercup
Ranunculus bulbosus

N'EAST

L48 (I), CAN (I)

RABU
bulbous crowfoot
Ranunculus bulbosus

N'EAST

L48 (I), CAN (I)

RICO3
castor bean
Ricinus communis

Cal-IPC, FLEPPC, WSWS

(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)

RHCA3
common buckthorn
Rhamnus cathartica

STATE, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ROPA2
common yellowcress
Rorippa palustris

N'EAST, NE&GP

L48 (N), AK (N), PR (I), CAN (N), SPM (N)

RAAR3
corn buttercup
Ranunculus arvensis

SWSS

L48 (I)

RARE3
creeping buttercup
Ranunculus repens

WSWS

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

RASA2
cultivated radish
Raphanus sativus

WSWS

(I), L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I), GL (I)

RUCR
curly dock
Rumex crispus

STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

RIBES
currant, gooseberry
Ribes

STATE

(I,N), L48 (I,N)

RULA
cut-leaved blackberry
Rubus laciniatus

N'EAST

L48 (I), CAN (I)

RUMEX
dock
Rumex

STATE

(I), GL (I,N)

RHTO10
RHTO
downy myrtle
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa
Rhodomyrtus tomentosus


STATE, FLEPPC, HEAR

L48 (I), HI (I)

RHTO10
RHTO
downy rosemyrtle
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa
Rhodomyrtus tomentosus


STATE, FLEPPC, HEAR

L48 (I), HI (I)

RAAB
early woodbuttercup
Ranunculus abortivus

KY, NE&GP

L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)

RHCA3
European buckthorn
Rhamnus cathartica

STATE, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

RHCA3
European waythorn
Rhamnus cathartica

STATE, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

ROPS
false acacia
Robinia pseudoacacia

Cal-IPC, N'EAST

L48 (N), CAN (I)

RUAC3
field sorrel
Rumex acetosella

STATE, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

RAFI
fig buttercup
Ranunculus ficaria

STATE

L48 (I), CAN (I)

RABU
gowan
Ranunculus bulbosus

N'EAST

L48 (I), CAN (I)

RASA
hairy buttercup
Ranunculus sardous

SWSS

L48 (I), CAN (I)

RHCA3
Hart's thorn
Rhamnus cathartica

STATE, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

RUNI4
hill raspberry
Rubus niveus

STATE, HEAR, N'EAST

L48 (I), HI (I)

RUAR9
RUDI2
Himalayan blackberry
Rubus armeniacus
Rubus discolor


STATE, Cal-IPC, HEAR, N'EAST

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

RHTO10
RHTO
isenberg bush
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa
Rhodomyrtus tomentosus


STATE, FLEPPC, HEAR

L48 (I), HI (I)

ROCO6
itchgrass
Rottboellia cochinchinensis

US, STATE, SWSS

L48 (I), PR (I)

ROCO6
ROEX2
itchgrass, raoulgrass
Rottboellia cochinchinensis
Rottboellia exaltata

US, STATE, SWSS
STATE

L48 (I), PR (I)

RUPH
Japanese wineberry
Rubus phoenicolasius

N'EAST, SEEPPC

L48 (I)

ROSY
keek
Rorippa sylvestris

STATE

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I)

RUMO4
kohkihl
Rubus moluccanus

US, STATE, N'EAST


RICO3
lama palagi
Ricinus communis

Cal-IPC, FLEPPC, WSWS

(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)

ROPA2
marsh yellowcress
Rorippa palustris

N'EAST, NE&GP

L48 (N), AK (N), PR (I), CAN (N), SPM (N)

ROPA2
marshcress
Rorippa palustris

N'EAST, NE&GP

L48 (N), AK (N), PR (I), CAN (N), SPM (N)

RICO3
maskerekur
Ricinus communis

Cal-IPC, FLEPPC, WSWS

(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)

RAAC3
meadow buttercup
Ranunculus acris

STATE, WSWS

L48 (NI), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (N?), SPM (I)

RUCA19
RUTW
Mexican petunia
Ruellia caerulea
Ruellia tweediana


FLEPPC

(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)

RUMO4
Molucca bramble
Rubus moluccanus

US, STATE, N'EAST


RUMO4
Molucca raspberry
Rubus moluccanus

US, STATE, N'EAST


RUSI4
Molucca raspberry
Rubus sieboldii

STATE, HEAR, N'EAST

HI (I)

ROMU
multiflora rose
Rosa multiflora

STATE, N'EAST, SEEPPC, SWSS, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

RUNI4
Mysore raspberry
Rubus niveus

STATE, HEAR, N'EAST

L48 (I), HI (I)

RUCR
narrowleaf dock
Rumex crispus

STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

RHCA3
nerprun cathartique
Rhamnus cathartica

STATE, WI

L48 (I), CAN (I)

RURO
ola'a
Rubus rosifolius

HEAR, N'EAST

HI (I), PR (I)

RUAL4
pale dock
Rumex altissimus

STATE, NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)

ROAR3
prairie rose
Rosa arkansana

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

ROAR3
prairie wildrose
Rosa arkansana

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

RUAR2
prickly Florida blackberry
Rubus argutus

STATE, HEAR, N'EAST

L48 (N), HI (I)

RASA2
radish
Raphanus sativus

WSWS

(I), L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I), GL (I)

RUGL5
raspberry
Rubus glaucus

HEAR, N'EAST

HI (I)

RHMA2
red mangrove
Rhizophora mangle

HEAR

L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)

RUAC3
red sorrel
Rumex acetosella

STATE, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

RHTO10
RHTO
rose myrtle
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa
Rhodomyrtus tomentosus


STATE, FLEPPC, HEAR

L48 (I), HI (I)

RURO
roseleaf raspberry
Rubus rosifolius

HEAR, N'EAST

HI (I), PR (I)

RISC
rough Mexican clover
Richardia scabra

SWSS

L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N)

RORU
rugosa rose
Rosa rugosa

STATE

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

RUAC3
sheep sorrel
Rumex acetosella

STATE, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

RHCO2
shortbristle horned beaksedge
Rhynchospora corniculata

SWSS

L48 (N)

RAAB
smallflower buttercup
Ranunculus abortivus

KY, NE&GP

L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)

RAAB
smallflower crowfoot
Ranunculus abortivus

KY, NE&GP

L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)

RUAL4
smooth dock
Rumex altissimus

STATE, NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)

RHGL
smooth sumac
Rhus glabra

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

RUMO4
soni
Rubus moluccanus

US, STATE, N'EAST


RUCR
sour dock
Rumex crispus

STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

ROSI2
spreading yellowcress
Rorippa sinuata

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

RABU
St. Anthony's turnip
Ranunculus bulbosus

N'EAST

L48 (I), CAN (I)

RHTY
staghorn sumac
Rhus typhina

N'EAST

L48 (N), CAN (N)

RAAC3
tall buttercup
Ranunculus acris

STATE, WSWS

L48 (NI), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (N?), SPM (I)

RURO
thimbleberry
Rubus rosifolius

HEAR, N'EAST

HI (I), PR (I)

RICO3
toto ni vavalagi
Ricinus communis

Cal-IPC, FLEPPC, WSWS

(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)

RICO3
uluchula skoki
Ricinus communis

Cal-IPC, FLEPPC, WSWS

(I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I)

RUMO4
wa ngandrongandro
Rubus moluccanus

US, STATE, N'EAST


RURO
West Indian raspberry
Rubus rosifolius

HEAR, N'EAST

HI (I), PR (I)

RARA2
wild radish
Raphanus raphanistrum

N'EAST, SWSS

L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)

RUMO4
wild raspberry
Rubus moluccanus

US, STATE, N'EAST


ROAR3
wild rose
Rosa arkansana

NE&GP

L48 (N), CAN (N)

RUPH
wineberry
Rubus phoenicolasius

N'EAST, SEEPPC

L48 (I)

RUCR
yellow dock
Rumex crispus

STATE, KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS

L48 (I), AK (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)

ROSY
yellow fieldcress
Rorippa sylvestris

STATE

L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I)

RUELO
yellow Himalayan raspberry
Rubus ellipticus var. obcordatus

STATE, HEAR, N'EAST

HI (I)

ROPS
yellow locust
Robinia pseudoacacia

Cal-IPC, N'EAST

L48 (N), CAN (I)

ROPA2
yellow watercress
Rorippa palustris

N'EAST, NE&GP

L48 (N), AK (N), PR (I), CAN (N), SPM (N)

RABU
yellow weed
Ranunculus bulbosus

N'EAST

L48 (I), CAN (I)
 
   
*CodeNative Status
I Introduced
I,N None
N Native
N? Probably 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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