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Introduced, Invasive, and Noxious Plants


Alaska State-listed Noxious Weeds
17 records returned

Noxious weeds that are synonyms retain their noxious status, and are indented beneath the current PLANTS accepted name.

Division of Agriculture. 1996. State of Alaska prohibited and restricted noxious weeds (, 20 October 2003). Alaska Department of Natural Resources.

Symbol Scientific Name Noxious Common Name State Noxious Status† Native Status*
ROAU Rorippa austriaca (Crantz) Besser Austrian fieldcress NW L48 (I), CAN (I)
LATAP Lactuca tatarica (L.) C.A. Mey. var. pulchella (Pursh) Breitung L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)
LAPU Lactuca pulchella (Pursh) DC. blue-flowering lettuce NW
CIAR4 Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. Canada thistle NW L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
COAR4 Convolvulus arvensis L. field bindweed NW L48 (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
GAPA2 Galinsoga parviflora Cav. galinsoga NW L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), CAN (I)
GATE2 Galeopsis tetrahit L. hempnettle NW L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
SOCA3 Solanum carolinense L. horsenettle NW L48 (N), CAN (I)
EUES Euphorbia esula L. leafy spurge NW L48 (I), CAN (I)
SOAR2 Sonchus arvensis L. perennial sowthistle NW L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
ELRE4 Elymus repens (L.) Gould L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
AGRE2 Agropyron repens (L.) P. Beauv. quackgrass NW
ACRE3 Acroptilon repens (L.) DC. L48 (I), CAN (I)
CERE6 Centaurea repens L. Russian knapweed NW
CADR Cardaria draba (L.) Desv. whitetop NW L48 (I), CAN (I)
CAPU6 Cardaria pubescens (C.A. Mey.) Jarmolenko whitetop NW L48 (I), CAN (I)
LELA2 Lepidium latifolium L. whitetop NW L48 (I), CAN (I)


†CodeNoxious Status
NW Noxious weed

*CodeNative Status
I Introduced
N Native

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

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

  • AK-Alaska Association of Conservation Districts
  • AK-Alaska Committee for Noxious and Invasive Plants Management
  • AK-Alaska Cooperative Extension Service
  • AK-Alaska Department of Natural Resources
  • AK-DNR Division of Agriculture
  • BLM: Noxious Weeds
  • BLM: Weed Management Plan


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