Agriculture: Kiwifruit Pest Management Guidelines

Common and Scientific Names of Weeds

Common names link to pages with weed descriptions and photos, up to 100K, often showing several stages of development.

Common Name Scientific Name
Barley, hare Hordeum murinum ssp. leporinum
Barnyardgrass Echinochloa crus-galli
Bermudagrass Cynodon dactylon
Bindweed, field Convolvulus arvensis
Bluegrass, annual Poa annua
Bromegrasses Bromus spp.
Burclover, California Medicago polymorpha
Canarygrass Phalaris canariensis
Chickweed, common Stellaria media
Clover, white Trifolium repens
Cockleburs Xanthium spp.
Crabgrass, large Digitaria sanguinalis
Cudweeds Gnaphalium spp.
Dallisgrass Paspalum dilatatum
Dandelion Taraxacum officinale
Fescues Festuca spp.
Fiddlenecks Amsinckia spp.
Filarees Erodium spp.
Fleabane, hairy Conyza bonariensis
Foxtails Setaria spp.
Goosefoot, nettleleaf Chenopodium murale
Groundcherries Physalis spp.
Groundsel, common Senecio vulgaris
Henbit Lamium amplexicaule
Horseweed Conyza canadensis
Johnsongrass Sorghum halepense
Knotweed, common Polygonum arenastrum
Lambsquarters, common Chenopodium album
Lettuce, prickly Lactuca serriola
Lovegrasses Eragrostis spp.
Mallow, little (cheeseweed) Malva parviflora
Miner's lettuce Claytonia perfoliata
Mustards Brassica spp.
Nettles Urtica spp.
Nightshades Solanum spp.
Nutsedge, yellow Cyperus esculentus
Oat, wild Avena fatua
Pigweeds Amaranthus spp.
Pineappleweed Chamomilla suaveolens
Polypogon, rabbitfoot Polypogon monspeliensis
Puncturevine Tribulus terrestris
Purslane, common Portulaca oleracea
Radish, wild Raphanus raphanistrum
Redmaids (desert rockpurslane) Calandrinia ciliata
Rocket, London Sisymbrium irio
Ryegrass, Italian Lolium multiflorum
Sandburs Cenchrus spp.
Shepherd's-purse Capsella bursa-pastoris
Sowthistles Sonchus spp.
Speedwells Veronica spp.
Spurges Euphorbia spp.
Thistle, Russian Salsola tragus
Witchgrass Panicum capillare
Text Updated: 04/13