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Introduced, Invasive, and Noxious Plants


Virginia State-listed Noxious Weeds
2 records returned

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

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. 2003. Virginia noxious weed law (, 20 October 2003). Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Symbol Scientific Name Noxious Common Name State Noxious Status† Native Status*
LYSA2 Lythrum salicaria L. purple loosestrife NW L48 (I), CAN (I), SPM (I)
LYVI3 Lythrum virgatum L. European wand loosestrife NW L48 (I)


†CodeNoxious Status
NW Noxious weed

*CodeNative Status
I Introduced

*CodeNative Status Jurisdiction
L48 Lower 48 States
CAN Canada
SPM St. Pierre and Miquelon

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

  • Northeastern Weed Science Society-Weed Identification
  • USDI NPS Plant Invaders of Mid-Atlantic Natural Areas
  • VA-Grass Weed Identification Key
  • VA-Ranking Invasive Exotic Plant Species in Virginia
  • VA-Virginia Cooperative Extension
  • VA-Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
  • VA-Virginia Extension: Pest Management Guides
  • VA-Virginia NHP: Invasive Alien Plants of Virginia
  • VA-Weed Collection (Images)
  • VA-Weed Identification Guide


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