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Introduced, Invasive, and Noxious Plants


Mississippi State-listed Noxious Weeds
9 records returned

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

Bureau of Plant Industry. 2004. Regulation of noxious weeds (, 24 May 2006). State of Mississippi.

Symbol Scientific Name Noxious Common Name State Noxious Status† Native Status*
HYVE3 Hydrilla verticillata (L. f.) Royle hydrilla NW L48 (I)
IMBR Imperata brasiliensis Trin. Brazilian satintail NW L48 (I), PR (I)
IMCY Imperata cylindrica (L.) P. Beauv. cogongrass NW (NI), L48 (I)
PUMOL Pueraria montana (Lour.) Merr. var. lobata (Willd.) Maesen & S.M. Almeida ex Sanjappa & Predeep kudzu NW (I), L48 (I), HI (I)
ROCO6 Rottboellia cochinchinensis (Lour.) W.D. Clayton itchgrass NW L48 (I), PR (I)
SAMO5 Salvinia molesta Mitchell giant salvinia NW L48 (I), HI (I)
SOVI2 Solanum viarum Dunal tropical soda apple NW L48 (I)
TRSE6 Triadica sebifera (L.) Small L48 (I)
SASE5 Sapium sebiferum (L.) Roxb. Chinese tallow tree, popcorn tree NW


†CodeNoxious Status
NW Noxious weed

*CodeNative Status
I Introduced
NI Native and Introduced

*CodeNative Status Jurisdiction
L48 Lower 48 States
HI Hawaii
PR Puerto Rico

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

  • Invasive Plant Atlas of the Midsouth (IPAMS)
  • MS-Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service
  • MS-Mississippi Department of Agriculture
  • MS-Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Invasive Species
  • MS-Mississippi's 10 Worst Invasive Weeds
  • MS-Weed Control Guidelines for Mississippi
  • MS-Weeds of Lawns, Yards, & Flowerbeds


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