Agriculture: Dry Beans Pest Management Guidelines

Common and Scientific Names of Weeds

Common Name Scientific Name
barnyardgrass Echinochloa crus-galli
bermudagrass Cynodon dactylon
bindweed, field Convolvulus arvensis
brome, ripgut Bromus diandrus
canarygrass, littleseed Phalaris spp.
cocklebur, common Xanthium strumarium
dodders Cuscuta spp.
foxtail, yellow Setaria pumila
goosefoot, nettleleaf Chenopodium murale
groundcherries Physalis spp.
johnsongrass Sorghum halepense
knotweed, prostrate Polygonum aviculare
lambsquarters, common Chenopodium album
lettuce, miner's Claytonia perfoliate
lettuce, prickly Lactuca serriola
mallow, little (cheeseweed) Malva parviflora
morningglory, annual Ipomoea spp.
mustards Brassica spp.
nettles Urtica spp.
nightshade, black Solanum nigrum
nightshade, hairy Solanum physalifolium
nutsedge, purple Cyperus rotundus
nutsedge, yellow Cyperus esculentus
oat, wild Avena fatua
panicum, fall Panicum dichotomiflorum
pigweeds Amaranthus spp.
pineappleweed Chamomilla suaveolens
puncturevine Tribulus terrestris
purslane, common Portulaca oleracea
rabbitfootgrass Polypogon monspeliensis
rescuegrass Bromus catharicus
shepherd's-purse Capsella bursa-pastoris
smartweed, pale Polygonum lapathifolium
sowthistle, annual Sonchus spp.
spurge, spotted Euphorbia (=Chamaesyce) maculata
swinecress, lesser Lepidium didymum =Coronopus didymus
thistle, Russian Salsola tragus
tomatillo Physalis philadelphica
velvetleaf Abutilon theophrasti
wheat, volunteer Triticum spp.
Text Updated: 11/18