Agriculture: Strawberry Pest Management Guidelines

Common and Scientific Names of Weeds

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
burclovers Medicago spp.
chickweed, common Stellaria media
everlasting cudweed Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum
filarees Erodium spp.
fleabane, hairy Conyza bonariensis
goosefoot, nettleleaf Chenopodium murale
groundsel, common Senecio vulgaris
horseweed Conyza canadensis
lambsquarters, common Chenopodium album
mallow, little (cheeseweed) Malva parviflora
nettle, burning Urtica urens
nutsedge, yellow Cyperus esculentus
pigweeds Amaranthus spp.
pineapple-weed Matricaria discoidea
puncturevine Tribulus terrestris
purslane, common Portulaca oleracea
ryegrass, Italian Lolium perenne ssp. multiflorum
sowthistles Sonchus spp.
sweetclovers Melilotus spp.
Text Updated: 07/18