Agriculture: Olive Pest Management Guidelines

Common and Scientific Names of Weeds

Common Name Scientific Name
Asparagus Asparagus officinalis
Barley, Hare Hordeum murinum ssp. leporinum
Barnyardgrass Echinochloa crus-galli
Bermudagrass Cynodon dactylon
Bindweed, Field Convolvulus arvensis
Blackberries Rubus spp.
Bluegrass, Annual Poa annua
Bromegrasses Bromus spp.
Canarygrass Phalaris canariensis
Catsear, Common Hypochaeris radicata
Chickweed, Common Stellaria media
Clovers Trifolium or Medicago spp.
Cockleburs Xanthium spp.
Crabgrasses Digitaria spp.
Cudweeds Gnaphalium spp.
Dallisgrass Paspalum dilatatum
Dandelion Taraxacum officinale
Dock, Curly Rumex crispus
Fiddlenecks Amsinckia spp.
Filarees Erodium spp.
Fleabane, Hairy Conyza bonariensis
Fluvellins Kickxia spp.
Foxtails Setaria spp.
Goosefoot, Nettleleaf Chenopodium murale
Groundcherries Physalis spp.
Groundsel, Common Senecio vulgaris
Henbit Lamium amplexicaule
Johnsongrass Sorghum halepense
Knotweed, Prostrate Polygonum arenastrum
Lambsquarters, Common Chenopodium album
Lettuce, Miner's Claytonia perfoliata
Lettuce, Prickly Lactuca serriola
Lovegrasses Eragrostis spp.
Mallow, Little (Cheeseweed) Malva parviflora
Mullein Verbascum sp.
Mustards Brassica spp.
Nettles Urtica spp.
Nightshades Solanum spp.
Nutsedge, Yellow Cyperus esculentus
Oat, Wild Avena fatua
Pigweeds Amaranthus spp.
Pineappleweed Chamomilla suaveolens
Poison-Oak, Pacific Toxicodendron diversilobum
Polypogon, Rabbitfoot Polypogon monospeliensis
Puncturevine Tribulus terrestris
Purslane, Common Portulaca oleracea
Radish, Wild Raphanus raphanistrum
Redmaids Calandrinia ciliata
Rocket, London Sisymbrium irio
Ryegrass, Italian Lolium multiflorum
Sandburs Cenchrus spp.
Shepherd's-Purse Capsella bursa-pastoris
Sorrel, Red Rumex acetosella
Sowthistles Sonchus spp.
Speedwells Veronica spp.
Sprangletop Leptochloa spp.
Starthistle, Yellow Centaurea solstitialis
Thistle, Russian Salsola tragus
Velvetleaf Abutilon theophrasti
Willowherb, Tall Annual (Panicle-leaf) Epilobium brachycarpum
Witchgrass Panicum capillare
Text Updated: 03/14