Agriculture: Artichoke Pest Management Guidelines

Common and Scientific Names of Weeds

Common Name Scientific Name
barley, foxtail Hordeum jubatum
bermudagrass Cynodon dactylon
bindweed, field Convolvulus arvensis
bluegrass, annual Poa annua
chickweed, common Stellaria media
goosefoot, nettleleaf Chenopodium murale
groundsel, common Senecio vulgaris
henbit Lamium amplexicaule
knotweed, common Polygonum arenastrum
lambsquarters, common Chenopodium album
lettuce, prickly Lactuca spp.
mallow, little (cheeseweed) Malva parviflora
mustard, black Brassica nigra
nettles Urtica urens
nightshade, hairy Solanum sarrachoides
nutsedges Cyperus spp.
oat, wild Avena fatua
oxalis, buttercup Oxalis pes-caprae
pigweeds Amaranthus spp.
pineappleweed Chamomilla suaveolens
ryegrass, Italian Lolium multiflorum
shepherd's-purse Capsella bursa-pastoris
sowthistles Sonchus spp.
swinecress Coronopus didymus
Text Updated: 01/07