Weeds of the Week


USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area


http://na.fs.fed.us/FHP/INVASIVE_PLANTS/weeds/index.shtm


Amur mapleAcer ginnala Maxim.
Norway mapleAcer platanoides L.
bishops goutweedAegopodium podagraria L.
tree of heavenAilanthus altissima (P. Mill.) Swingle
chocolate vineAkebia quinata (Houtt.) Dcne.
mimosaAlbizia julibrissin Durazz.
garlic mustardAlliaria petiolata (Bieb.) Cavara & Grande
wild garlicAllium vineale L.
Amur peppervineAmpelopsis brevipedunculata (Maxim.) Trautv.
lesser burrdockArctium minus Bernh.
jointhead arthraxonArthraxon hispidus (Thunb.) Makino
giant reedArundo donax L.
Mexican fireweedBassia scoparia (L.) A.J. Scott
Japanese barberryBerberis thunbergii DC.
common barberryBerberis vulgaris L
cheatgrassBromus tectorum L.
paper mulberryBroussonetia papyrifera (L.) L'Hér. ex Vent.
butterflybushBuddleja davidii Franch.
fanwortCabomba caroliniana L
hoary cressCardaria draba (L.) Desv
musk thistleCarduus nutans L.
oriental bittersweetCelastrus orbiculatus Thunb.
brown knapweedCentaurea jacea L.
yellow starthistleCentaurea solstitialis L.
spotted knapweedCentaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos (Gugler) Hayek
rush skeletonweedChondrilla juncea L.
Canada thistleCirsium arvense (L.) Scop.
bull thistleCirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten.
poison hemlockConium maculatum L.
field bindweedConvolvulus arvensis L.
pampasgrassCortaderia jubata (Lem.) Stapf
black swallowwortCynanchum louiseae Kartesz & Gandhi
European swallowwortCynanchum rossicum (Kleopov) Barbarich
Queen Anne's lace, wild carrotDaucus carota L.
Chinese yamDioscorea oppositifolia L.
Russian oliveElaeagnus angustifolia L.
autumn oliveElaeagnus umbellata Thunb.
quackgrassElymus repens (L.) Desv. ex Nevski
winged burning bushEuonymus alatus (Thunb.) Sieb.
winter creeperEuonymus fortunei (Turcz.) Hand.-Maz.
cypress spurgeEuphorbia cyparissias L.
leafy spurgeEuphorbia esula L.
goatsrueGalega officinalis L.
ground ivyGlechoma hederacea L.
reed mannagrassGlyceria maxima (Hartman) Holmb.
English ivyHedera helix L.
giant hogweedHeracleum mantegazzianum Sommier & Levier
damesrocketHesperis matronalis L.
orange hawkweedHieracium aurantiacum L.
Japanese hopsHumulus japonicus Sieb. & Zucc
hydrillaHydrilla verticillata (L. f.) Royle
cogongrassImperata cylindrica (L.) Beauv.
yellowflag irisIris pseudacorus L.
Dyer's woadIsatis tinctoria L.
Japanese cloverKummerowia striata (Thunb.) Schindl.
perennial pepperweedLepidium latifolium L.
sericea lespedezaLespedeza cuneata (Dum.-Cours.) G. Don
European privetLigustrum vulgare L.
Dalmatian toadflaxLinaria dalmatica (L.) P. Mill.
Japanese honeysuckleLonicera japonica Thunb.
Amur honeysuckleLonicera maackii (Rupr.) Herder
Amur honeysuckleLonicera maackii (Rupr.) Herder
Morrow's honeysuckleLonicera morrowii Gray
Tatarian honeysuckleLonicera tatarica L.
Bell's honeysuckleLonicera x bella Zabel [morrowii × tatarica]
birdsfoot trefoilLotus corniculatus L.
purple loosestrifeLythrum salicaria L.
chinaberryMelia azedarach L.
yellow sweetcloverMelilotus officinalis (L.) Lam.
Nepalese browntopMicrostegium vimineum (Trin.) A. Camus
Chinese silvergrassMiscanthus sinensis Anderss.
white mulberryMorus alba L.
sacred bambooNandina domestica Thunb.
Scotch thistleOnopordum acanthium L.
small broomrapeOrobanche minor Smith
wild parsnipPastinaca sativa L.
princesstreePaulownia tomentosa (Thunb.) Sieb. & Zucc. ex Steud.
reed canarygrassPhalaris arundinacea L.
Amur corktreePhellodendron amurense Rupr.
common reedPhragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steud.
golden bambooPhyllostachys aurea Carr. ex A.& C. Rivière
oriental ladysthumbPolygonum caespitosum Blume
Japanese knotweed Polygonum cuspidatum Sieb. & Zucc.
mile-a-minute weedPolygonum perfoliatum L.
white poplarPopulus alba L.
kudzuPueraria montana (Lour.) Merr.
Callery pear (Bradford pear)Pyrus calleryana Dcne.
fig buttercupRanunculus ficaria L.
European buckthornRhamnus cathartica L.
jetbeadRhodotypos scandens (Thunb.) Makino
multiflora roseRosa multiflora Thunb. ex Murr.
wine raspberryRubus phoenicolasius Maxim.
red sorrelRumex acetosella L.
Russian-thistleSalsola tragus L.
tall fescueSchedonorus phoenix (Scop.) Holub
crownvetchSecurigera varia (L.) Lassen
tansy ragwortSenecio jacobaea L.
giant foxtailSetaria faberi Herrm.
bittersweet nightshadeSolanum dulcamara L.
tropical soda appleSolanum viarum Dunal
johnsongrassSorghum halepense (L.) Pers.
Japanese spireaSpiraea japonica L. f.
common chickweedStellaria media (L.) Vill.
tamariskTamarix spp. L.
common tansyTanacetum vulgare L.
Chinese tallowtreeTriadica sebifera (L.) Small
coltsfootTussilago farfara L.
Siberian elmUlmus pumila L.
common mulleinVerbascum thapsus L.
common periwinkleVinca minor L.
common periwinkleVinca minor L.
Japanese wisteriaWisteria floribunda (Willd.) DC.
Chinese wisteriaWisteria sinensis (Sims) DC.



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