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Massachusetts Noxious Weeds

Bureau of Farm Products & Plant Industries. 2006. Massachusetts prohibited plant list. Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources.

http://www.mass.gov/agr/farmproducts/proposed_prohibited_plant_list_v12-12-05.htm


139 Records


Subject Name Scientific Name Family Order
kudzu Pueraria montana var. lobata (Willd.) Maesen & S. Almeida Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Fabales
tropical soda apple Solanum viarum Dunal Solanaceae Solanales
melaleuca Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) Blake Myrtaceae Myrtales
giant salvinia Salvinia molesta D. S. Mitchell Salviniaceae Hydropteridales
Norway maple Acer platanoides L. Aceraceae Sapindales
tree-of-heaven Ailanthus altissima (P. Mill.) Swingle Simaroubaceae Sapindales
garlic mustard Alliaria petiolata (Bieb.) Cavara & Grande Brassicaceae Capparales
porcelain-berry Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (Maxim.) Trautv. Vitaceae Rhamnales
Japanese barberry Berberis thunbergii DC. Berberidaceae Ranunculales
oriental bittersweet Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb. Celastraceae Celastrales
spotted knapweed Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos (Gugler) Hayek Asteraceae Asterales
Brazilian waterweed Egeria densa Planch. Hydrocharitaceae Hydrocharitales
autumn olive Elaeagnus umbellata Thunb. Elaeagnaceae Rhamnales
winged burning bush Euonymus alatus (Thunb.) Sieb. Celastraceae Celastrales
hydrilla Hydrilla verticillata (L. f.) Royle Hydrocharitaceae Hydrocharitales
Japanese honeysuckle Lonicera japonica Thunb. Caprifoliaceae Dipsacales
Amur honeysuckle Lonicera maackii (Rupr.) Herder Caprifoliaceae Dipsacales
Morrow's honeysuckle Lonicera morrowii Gray Caprifoliaceae Dipsacales
Tatarian honeysuckle Lonicera tatarica L. Caprifoliaceae Dipsacales
purple loosestrife Lythrum salicaria L. Lythraceae Myrtales
Japanese stiltgrass Microstegium vimineum (Trin.) A. Camus Poaceae Cyperales
parrotfeather Myriophyllum aquaticum (Vell.) Verdc. Haloragaceae Haloragales
Eurasian water-milfoil Myriophyllum spicatum L. Haloragaceae Haloragales
brittleleaf naiad Najas minor All. Najadaceae Najadales
common reed Phragmites australis (Cavanilles) Trinius ex Steudel Poaceae Cyperales
mile-a-minute vine Persicaria perfoliata (L.) H. Gross Polygonaceae Polygonales
lesser celandine, fig buttercup Ficaria verna Huds. Ranunculaceae Ranunculales
European buckthorn Rhamnus cathartica L. Rhamnaceae Rhamnales
multiflora rose Rosa multiflora Thunb. Rosaceae Rosales
wine raspberry Rubus phoenicolasius Maxim. Rosaceae Rosales
cypress spurge Euphorbia cyparissias L. Euphorbiaceae Euphorbiales
kiawe Prosopis pallida (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Kunth Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Fabales
black locust Robinia pseudoacacia L. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Fabales
Black dog-strangling vine, black swallowwort Vincetoxicum nigrum (L.) Moench Asclepiadaceae Gentianales
leafy spurge Euphorbia esula L. Euphorbiaceae Euphorbiales
Japanese knotweed Fallopia japonica (Houttuyn) Ronse-Decraene Polygonaceae Polygonales
European water chestnut Trapa natans L. Trapaceae Myrtales
dog-strangling vine, European swallowwort Vincetoxicum rossicum (Kleopov) Barbarich Asclepiadaceae Gentianales
wetland nightshade Solanum tampicense Dunal Solanaceae Solanales
turkeyberry Solanum torvum Sw. Solanaceae Solanales
common crupina Crupina vulgaris Cass. Asteraceae Asterales
tansy ragwort Senecio jacobaea L. Asteraceae Asterales
goatsrue Galega officinalis L. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Fabales
giant hogweed Heracleum mantegazzianum Sommier & Levier Apiaceae Apiales
kikuyugrass Pennisetum clandestinum Hochst. ex Chiov. Poaceae Cyperales
monochoria Monochoria vaginalis (Burm. f.) K. Presl ex Kunth Pontederiaceae Liliales
arrowleaved monochoria Monochoria hastata (L.) Solms Pontederiaceae Liliales
arrowhead Sagittaria sagittifolia Linnaeus Alismataceae Alismatales
red rice Oryza punctata Kotzchy ex Steud. Poaceae Cyperales
croftonweed Ageratina adenophora (Spreng.) King & H.E. Robins. Asteraceae Asterales
sessile joyweed Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R. Br. ex DC. Amaranthaceae Caryophyllales
broadleaf buttonweed Spermacoce alata Aubl. Rubiaceae Rubiales
longstamen rice Oryza longistaminata A. Chev. & Roehr. Poaceae Cyperales
African boxthorn Lycium ferocessimum Miers Solanaceae Solanales
catclaw mimosa Mimosa pellita Kunth ex Willd. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Fabales
miramar weed Hygrophila polysperma (Roxb.) T. Anders. Acanthaceae Scrophulariales
Mediterranean saltwort Salsola vermiculata L. Chenopodiaceae Caryophyllales
Benghal dayflower Commelina benghalensis L. Commelinaceae Commelinales
alfombrilla Drymaria arenarioides Humboldt & Bonpland Caryophyllaceae Caryophyllales
wild safflower Carthamus oxyacanthus M. Bieberstein Asteraceae Asterales
coat buttons Tridax procumbens L. Asteraceae Asterales
mile-a-minute Mikania micrantha Kunth Asteraceae Asterales
African mile-a-minute Mikania cordata (Burm. f.) B.L. Robins. Asteraceae Asterales
Chinese sprangletop Leptochloa chinensis (L.) Nees Poaceae Cyperales
serrated tussock Nassella trichotoma Hackel ex Arech. Poaceae Cyperales
three-cornered jack Emex australis Steinhall Polygonaceae Polygonales
spiny emex Emex spinosa (Linnaeus) Campdera Polygonaceae Polygonales
cattail grass Setaria pumila ssp. pallidefusca (Schumacher) B.K. Simon Poaceae Cyperales
wild sugarcane Saccharum spontaneum L. Poaceae Cyperales
African feathergrass Pennisetum macrourum Trinius Poaceae Cyperales
ricegrass paspalum Paspalum scrobiculatum Linnaeus Poaceae Cyperales
itchgrass Rottboellia cochinchinensis (Lour.) W.D. Clayton Poaceae Cyperales
saramollagrass Ischaemum rugosum Salisbury Poaceae Cyperales
pilipiliula Chrysopogon aciculatus (Retz.) Trin. Poaceae Cyperales
velvet fingergrass Digitaria velutina (Forsk.) Beauv. Poaceae Cyperales
Banks melastoma Melastoma malabathricum L. Melastomataceae Myrtales
European blackberry Rubus fruticosus L. Rosaceae Rosales
Molucca raspberry Rubus moluccanus L. Rosaceae Rosales
branched burreed Sparganium erectum L. Sparganiaceae Typhales
jointed prickly pear Opuntia aurantiaca Lindley Cactaceae Caryophyllales
broomrape Orobanche spp. L. Orobanchaceae Scrophulariales
brown-beard rice Oryza rufipogon Griffiths Poaceae Cyperales
duck-lettuce Ottelia alismoides (Linnaeus) Pers. Hydrocharitaceae Hydrocharitales
kyasumagrass Pennisetum pedicellatum Trinius Poaceae Cyperales
mission grass Pennisetum polystachion (Linnaeus) Schultes Poaceae Cyperales
velvet mesquite Prosopis velutina Woot. Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Fabales
lobed salvinia Salvinia biloba Raddi Salviniaceae Hydropteridales
eared salvinia Salvinia auriculata Aublet Salviniaceae Hydropteridales
Herzog salvinia Salvinia herzogii de la Sota Salviniaceae Hydropteridales
aeginetia Aeginetia spp. L. Orobanchaceae Scrophulariales
alectra Alectra spp. Thunb. Orobanchaceae Scrophulariales
onionweed Asphodelus fistulosus Linnaeus Liliaceae Liliales
sterile oat Avena sterilis Linnaeus Poaceae Cyperales
feathered mosquito-fern Azolla pinnata R. Brown Azollaceae Hydropteridales
limnophila Limnophila sessiliflora (Vahl) Blume Scrophulariaceae Scrophulariales
oxygen weed Lagarosiphon major (Ridley) Moss Hydrocharitaceae Hydrocharitales
giant sensitiveplant Mimosa diplotricha C. Wright ex Sauvalle Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Fabales
mastuerzo Prosopis reptans reptans Bentham Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Fabales
African couchgrass Digitaria abyssinica (A. Rich) Stapf Poaceae Cyperales
anchored waterhyacinth Eichhornia azurea (Swartz) Kunth Pontederiaceae Liliales
Argentine screwbean Prosopis strombulifera (Lamarck) Bentham Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Fabales
dodder Cuscuta spp. L. Cuscutaceae Solanales
Brazilian satintail Imperata brasiliensis Trinius Poaceae Cyperales
witchweed Striga spp. Lour. Scrophulariaceae Scrophulariales
liverseedgrass Urochloa panicoides Beauvois Poaceae Cyperales
Mediterranean clone of caulerpa Caulerpa taxifolia (Vahl) C. Agardth Caulerpaceae Caulerpales
wild chervil Anthriscus sylvestris (L.) Hoffmann Apiaceae Apiales
small carpetgrass, joint-head grass Arthraxon hispidus (Thunb.) Makino Poaceae Cyperales
common barberry Berberis vulgaris L Berberidaceae Ranunculales
Carolina fanwort Cabomba caroliniana A. Gray Cabombaceae Nymphaeales
hairy willowherb Epilobium hirsutum L. Onagraceae Myrtales
glossy buckthorn Frangula alnus Mill. Rhamnaceae Rhamnales
dames rocket Hesperis matronalis L. Brassicaceae Capparales
swamp morningglory Ipomoea aquatica Forssk. Convolvulaceae Solanales
yellow iris Iris pseudacorus L. Iridaceae Liliales
perennial pepperweed Lepidium latifolium L. Brassicaceae Capparales
showy fly honeysuckle, Bell's honeysuckle Lonicera x bella Zabel [morrowii × tatarica] Caprifoliaceae Dipsacales
creeping yellow loosestrife, creeping Jenney Lysimachia nummularia L. Primulaceae Primulales
true forget-me-not Myosotis scorpioides L. Boraginaceae Lamiales
reed canarygrass Phalaris arundinacea L. Poaceae Cyperales
curly-leaved pondweed Potamogeton crispus L. Potamogetonaceae Najadales
creeping buttercup Ranunculus repens L. Ranunculaceae Ranunculales
coltsfoot Tussilago farfara L. Asteraceae Asterales
border privet Ligustrum obtusifolium Sieb. & Zucc. Oleaceae Scrophulariales
Japanese hop Humulus japonicus Siebold & Zucc. Cannabaceae Urticales
Japanese sedge Carex kobomugi Ohwi Cyperaceae Cyperales
cape tulip Homeria spp. Vent. Iridaceae Liliales
Sycamore maple Acer pseudoplatanus L. Aceraceae Sapindales
goutweed Aegopodium podagraria L. Apiaceae Apiales
narrowleaf bittercress Cardamine impatiens L. Brassicaceae Capparales
Amur corktree Phellodendron amurense Rupr. Rutaceae Sapindales
Amur silvergrass Miscanthus sacchariflorus (Maxim.) Franch. Poaceae Cyperales
yellow hornpoppy Glaucium flavum Crantz Papaveraceae Papaverales
American mannagrass Glyceria grandis var. grandis S. Watson Poaceae Cyperales
twoleaf watermilfoil Myriophyllum heterophyllum Michx. Haloragaceae Haloragales
yellow floating heart Nymphoides peltata (S.G. Gmel.) Kuntze Menyanthaceae Solanales
amphibious yellowcress Rorippa amphibia (L.) Besser Brassicaceae Capparales
field fescue Festuca arvernensis Auquier, Kerguélen & Markgr.-Dannenb. Poaceae Cyperales
rough mannagrass Glyceria maxima (Hartman) Holmb. Poaceae Cyperales


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