Agriculture: Cilantro and Parsley Pest Management Guidelines

Common and Scientific Names of Weeds

Common Name Scientific Name
amaranth, low Amaranthus deflexus
bluegrass, annual Poa annua
fleabane, hairy Conyza bonariensis
goosefoot, nettleleaf Chenopodium murale
groundsel, common Senecio vulgaris
hemlock, poison Conium maculatum
horseweed Conyza canadensis
knotweed, oval-leaf (common) Polygonum arenastrum
lambsquarters, common Chenopodium album
mallow, little (cheeseweed) Malva parviflora
mustard, black Brassica nigra
nettle, burning Urtica spp.
nightshade, black Solanum nigrum
nightshade, hairy Solanum physalifolium
nutsedge, yellow Cyperus esculentus
pigweeds
pigweed, prostrate
pigweed, redroot
Amaranthus spp.
Amaranthus, retroflexus
Amaranthus, blitoides
purslane, common Portulaca oleracea
shepherd's-purse Capsella bursa-pastoris
sowthistles Sonchus spp.
Text Updated: 12/19