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New Crops Info 2014
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Weed

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Amaranthus retroflexus

Redroot Amaranth, Red-Root Amaranth, Redroot Pigweed, Red-Rooted Pigweed, Common Amaranth, Pigweed Amaranth, Common Tumbleweed

2.71

Abutilon theophrasti

Velvetleaf, China Jute, Buttonweed, Butterprint, Pie-Marker, Indian Mallow

2.21

Stellaria media

Common Chickweed

2.15

Chenopodium album

Lambsquarters, Lamb's Quarters, Melde, Goosefoot, Fat-Hen, White Goosefoot

2.09

Alopecurus myosuroides

Slender Meadow Foxtail, Black-Grass, Twitch Grass, Black Twitch

1.71

Setaria viridis

Green Bristlegrass

1.21

Setaria faberi

Japanese Bristlegrass

1.16

Digitaria sanguinalis

Hairy Crabgrass, Large Crabgrass

1.15

Sinapis arvensis

Charlock Mustard, Wild Mustard

1.13

Polygonum aviculare

Prostrate Knotweed, Common Knotgrass, Birdweed, Pigweed, Lowgrass

1.11

Galium aparine

Stickywilly, Cleavers

0.98

Ambrosia artemisiifolia

Common Ragweed, Annual Ragweed, Bitterweed, Blackweed, Carrot Weed, Hay Fever Weed, Roman Wormwood, Stammerwort, Stickweed, Tassel Weed, American Wormwood

0.92

Eleusine indica

Indian Goosegrass, Wiregrass, Crowfootgrass

0.90

Veronica persica

Birdeye Speedwell

0.88

Viola arvensis

European Field Pansy

0.85

Portulaca oleracea

Little Hogweed, Common Purslane, Verdolaga, Pigweed, Pursley, Moss Rose

0.85

Cirsium arvense

Canada Thistle, Creeping Thistle, Canadian Thistle, Lettuce From Hell Thistle, California Thistle, Corn Thistle, Cursed Thistle, Field Thistle, Green Thistle, Hard Thistle, Perennial Thistle, Prickly Thistle, Small-Flowered Thistle, Way Thistle

0.84

Lolium rigidum

Wimmera Ryegrass, Stiff Darnel, Rigid Ryegrass, Annual Ryegrass

0.77

Avena fatua

Wild Oat, Common Wild Oat

0.77

Sorghum halepense

Johnsongrass

0.75

Senecio vulgaris

Old-Man-In-The-Spring

0.75

Echinochloa colona

Jungle Rice, Barnyardgrass

0.74

Convolvulus arvensis

Field Bindweed

0.73

Conyza canadensis

Canadian Horseweed, Horseweed, Canadian Horseweed, Canadian Fleabane, Coltstail, Marestail, Butterweed

0.73

Cyperus difformis

Variable Flatsedge, Smallflower Umbrella-Sedge

0.72

Capsella bursa-pastoris

Shepherd's Purse

0.70

Fallopia convolvulus

Black-Bindweed, Wild Buckwheat

0.67

Avena sterilis

Animated Oat, Sterile Oat, Wild Oat, Wild Red Oat, Winter Wild Oat

0.60

Spergula arvensis

Corn Spurry

0.58

Polygonum convolvulus

Black Bindweed, Black-Bindweed, Wild Buckwheat, Bear-Bind, Bind-Corn, Climbing Bindweed, Climbing Buckwheat, Corn-Bind, Corn Bindweed, Devil's Tether, Wild Buckwheat

0.56

Polygonum persicaria

Spotted Ladysthumb, Lady's Thumb, Spotted Lady's Thumb, Jesusplant, Redshank

0.55

Apera spica-venti

Loose Silkybent, Common Windgrass

0.54

Lamium amplexicaule

Henbit Deadnettle, Greater Henbit

0.53

Cyperus iria

Ricefield Flatsedge, Rice Flat Sedge, Rice Flatsedge

0.51

Papaver rhoeas

Corn Poppy, Corn Poppy, Corn Rose, Field Poppy, Flanders Poppy, Red Poppy, Red Weed, Coquelicot, Headache, Headwark

0.51

Amaranthus palmeri

Palmer's Amaranth, Palmer Amaranth, Palmer's Pigweed, Carelessweed

0.50

Lamium purpureum

Purple Deadnettle, Red Deadnettle, Purple Archangel, Velikdenche

0.48

Veronica hederifolia

Ivyleaf Speedwell

0.47

Anagallis arvensis

Poorman's Weatherglass, Scarlet Pimpernel, Red Pimpernel, Red Chickweed, Poorman's Barometer, Poor Man's Weather-Glass, Shepherd's Weather Glass, Shepherd's Clock

0.45

Phalaris minor

Littleseed Canarygrass, Little Seed Canary Grass, Small-Seeded Canary Grass, Small Canary Grass, Lesser Canary Grass, Guli Danda, Sittee Booti

0.45

Ambrosia trifida

Great Ragweed, Texan Great Ragweed, Giant Ragweed, Tall Ragweed, Blood Ragweed, Perennial Ragweed, Horseweed, Buffaloweed, Kinghead

0.44

Sonchus arvensis

Field Sowthistle, Moist Sowthistle

0.44

Fimbristylis miliacea

Grass-Like Fimbry, Grasslike Fimbry

0.43

Rottboellia cochinchinensis

itchgrass

0.42

Centaurea diffusa

Diffuse Knapweed, White Knapweed, Tumble Knapweed

0.41

Cyperus rotundus

Nutgrass, Coco-Grass, Java Grass, Nut Grass, Purple Nut Sedge, Red Nut Sedge, Khmer Kravanh Chruk

0.37

Xanthium strumarium

Canada Cocklebur

0.37

Dactyloctenium aegyptium

Egyptian Grass, Egyptian Crowfoot Grass

0.37

Bromus tectorum

Cheatgrass, Drooping Brome, Cheat Grass

0.37

Thlaspi arvense

Field Pennycress

0.36

Leptochloa chinensis

Chinese Sprangletop, Asian Sprangletop

0.36

Solanum nigrum

Black Nightshade

0.35

Elymus repens

Quackgrass, Couch Grass, Twitch, Quick Grass, Quitch Grass, Quitch, Dog Grass, Scutch Grass, Witchgrass

0.35

Amaranthus powellii

Powell's Amaranth, Green Amaranth

0.35

Bromus sterilis

Barren Brome, Poverty Brome, Sterile Brome

0.34

Amaranthus hybridus

Smooth Amaranth, Smooth Pigweed, Red Amaranth, Slim Amaranth

0.34

Sonchus oleraceus

Common Sowthistle

0.34

Centaurea stoebe

Spotted Knapweed

0.33

Poa annua

Annual Bluegrass, Annual Meadow Grass

0.32

Raphanus raphanistrum

Wild Radish, Jointed Charlock

0.32

Ludwigia hyssopifolia

Seedbox

0.31

Sphenoclea zeylanica

Chickenspike

0.31

Ageratum conyzoides

Tropical Whiteweed, Billygoat-Weed, Chick Weed, Goatweed, Whiteweed

0.29

Setaria glauca

 

0.29

Lactuca serriola

Prickly Lettuce, Milk Thistle, Compass Plant, Scarole

0.28

Digitaria horizontalis

Jamaican Crabgrass

0.28

Euphorbia heterophylla

Mexican Fireplant, Fireplant,  Painted Euphorbia,  Japanese Poinsettia,  Desert Poinsettia, Wild Poinsettia, Fire On The Mountain, Paintedleaf,  Painted Spurge,  Milkweed, , Kaliko Plant

0.27

Digitaria ciliaris

Southern Crabgrass, Summer Grass

0.26

Panicum dichotomiflorum

Fall Panicgrass

0.26

Senna obtusifolia

Java-Bean

0.25

Euphorbia esula

Leafy Spurge, Green Spurge, Russian Leafy Spurge

0.25

Monochoria vaginalis

Heartshape False Pickerelweed, Oval-Leafed Pondweed

0.25

Amaranthus tuberculatus

Tall Waterhemp, Roughfruit Amaranth

0.24

Trianthema portulacastrum

Desert Horsepurslane

0.24

Setaria pumila

Cattail Grass, Yellow Foxtail

0.24

Chondrilla juncea

Rush Skeletonweed, Gum Succory, Devil's Grass, Nakedweed

0.24

Galeopsis tetrahit

Brittlestem Hempnettle, Common Hemp-Nettle

0.23

Ipomoea lacunosa

Whitestar, Whitestar Potato

0.23

Acroptilon repens

Hardheads, Russian Knapweed

0.23

Amaranthus albus

Tumble Pigweed, Tumbleweed, Pigweed Amaranth, Prostrate Pigweed, White Amaranth, White Pigweed

0.23

Scirpus juncoides

 

0.22

Ischaemum rugosum

Ribbed Murainagrass

0.22

Undaria pinnatifida

 

0.22

Agropyron repens

Counch Grass, Twitch, Quick Grass, Quitch Grass, Quitch, Dog Grass, Quackgrass, Scutch Grass, Witchgrass

0.22

Carduus nutans

Nodding Plumeless Thistle, Musk Thistle, Nodding Thistle

0.22

Descurainia sophia

Herb Sophia, Flixweed, Dluxweed

0.22

Cyperus esculentus

Yellow Nutsedge, Chufa Sedge, Nut Grass, Yellow Nutsedge, Tigernut Sedge, Earth Almond

0.22

Oxytropis sericea

White Locoweed, White Point-Vetch, Whitepoint Crazyweed, Silky Crazyweed

0.22

Sida spinosa

Prickly Fanpetals

0.22

Polygonum pensylvanicum

Pennsylvania Smartweed, Pinkweed

0.22

Aegilops cylindrica

Jointed Goatgrass

0.22

Sonchus asper

Spiny Sowthistle

0.21

Avena ludoviciana

Animated Oat, Sterile Oat, Wild Oat, Wild Red Oat, Winter Wild Oat

0.21

Alternanthera philoxeroides

Alligatorweed, Alligator Weed

0.21

Ipomoea hederacea

Ivyleaf Morning-Glory, Ivy-Leaved Morning Glory

0.21

Taraxacum officinale

Common Dandelion

0.21

Polygonum lapathifolium

Curlytop Knotweed, Pale Persicaria, Nodding Smartweed, Dock-Leaf Smartweed

0.20

Kochia scoparia

Burningbush, Ragweed, Summer Cypress, Mock-Cypress, Kochia, Belvedere, Mexican Firebrush, Mexican Fireweed

0.20

Ranunculus arvensis

Corn Buttercup, Devil-On-All-Sides, Scratch Bur

0.20

Myosotis arvensis

Field Forget-Me-Not

0.20

Atriplex patula

Spear Saltbush, Common Orache; Spear Orach; Spreading Orach

0.19

Rotala indica

Indian toothcup

0.19

Phalaris paradoxa

Hood Canarygrass

0.19

Rumex obtusifolius

bitter dock

0.19

Chromolaena odorata

Jack In, Bush, Siam Weed, Christmas Bush, Devil Weed, Camfhur Grass, Common Floss Flower

0.19

Centaurea solstitialis

Yellow Star-Thistle, Golden Starthistle, Yellow Cockspur, St. Barnaby's Thistle, Barnaby Thistle

0.19

Echinochloa crusgalli

Cockspur, Cockspur Grass, Barnyard Millet, Japanese Millet, Water Grass, Common Barnyard Grass, Barnyard Grass

0.18

Eclipta prostrata

False Daisy, Yerba De Tago, Bhringraj, Kehraj, Karisalaankanni

0.18

Oldenlandia corymbosa

Flat-Top Mille Graines

0.17

Galinsoga parviflora

Gallant Soldier, Guasca, Mielcilla, Galinsoga, Potato Weed

0.17

Parthenium hysterophorus

Santa Maria Feverfew, Whitetop Weed

0.17

Cleome rutidosperma

Fringed Spiderflower, Purple Cleome

0.17

Salsola tragus

Prickly Russian Thistle

0.16

Aethusa cynapium

Fool's Parsley, Fool's Cicely, Poison Parsley

0.16

Commelina benghalensis

Jio, Benghal Dayflower, Tropical Spiderwort

0.16

Fumaria officinalis

Drug Fumitory, Common Fumitory, Earth Smoke

0.16

Panicum capillare

Witchgrass

0.16

Aphanes arvensis

Field Parsley Piert, Field Parsley-Piert, Western Lady's-Mantle, Parsley Breakstone

0.16

Carduus acanthoides

Spiny Plumeless Thistle, Welted Thistle, Plumeless Thistle

0.16

Ageratina riparia

Spreading Snakeroot, Mistflower, Creeping Croftonweed

0.16

Conyza bonariensis

Asthmaweed, Flax-Leaf Fleabane, Wavy-Leaf Fleabane, Argentine Fleabane

0.15

Rumex crispus

curly dock

0.15

Fimbristylis littoralis

Fimbry, Lesser Fimbristylis

0.15

Datura ferox

Long Spined Thorn Apple, Fierce Thornapple

0.15

Anchusa arvensis

Small Bugloss, Annual Bugloss

0.15

Richardia brasiliensis

tropical Mexican clover, Brazilian calla-lily, white-eye, Brazil pusley, poaia branca

0.15

Solanum ptycanthum

West Indian Nightshade

0.14

Desmodium tortuosum

Dixie Ticktrefoil

0.14

Marsilea minuta

Dwarf Waterclover, Dwarf Water Clover

0.14

Papaver argemone

Long Pricklyhead Poppy, Pale Poppy

0.14

Paspalum distichum

Knotgrass, Couch Paspalum, Eternity Grass, Gingergrass, Thompson Grass

0.14

Veronica arvensis

Corn Speedwell

0.14

Matricaria perforata

Scentless Mayweed, Scentless Chamomile, Wild Chamomile, Mayweed, False Chamomile, German Chamomile, Baldr's Brow

0.13

Echinochloa oryzoides

Early Water Grass, Early Barnyard Grass

0.13

Amaranthus blitoides

Prostrate Amaranth, Matweed, Mat Amaranth

0.13

Rhaponticum repens

Russian Knapweed, Creeping Knapweed, Hardheads, Blueweed

0.13

Lindernia procumbens

Prostrate False Pimpernel

0.13

Anoda cristata

Spurred Anoda, Crested Anoda, Violettas

0.13

Cirsium vulgare

Bull Thistle, Spear Thistle

0.13

Cerastium glomeratum

Sticky Chickweed, Sticky Mouse-Ear Chickweed, Clammy Chickweed

0.12

Oryza glaberrima

African Rice

0.12

Echinochloa phyllopogon

Rice Barnyardgrass

0.12

Matricaria inodora

Corn Chamomile, Mayweed, Scentless Chamomile, Field Chamomile

0.12

Amaranthus spinosus

Spiny Amaranth, Prickly Amaranth, Thorny Amaranth

0.12

Phalaris brachystachys

Shortspike Canarygrass

0.12

Mollugo verticillata

Green Carpetweed, Carpetweed

0.12

Ulva lactuca

 

0.12

Asclepias syriaca

Common Milkweed, Butterfly Flower, Silkweed, Silky Swallow-Wort, Virginia Silkweed

0.12

Geranium dissectum

Cutleaf Geranium, Cut-Leaved Cranesbill

0.12

Xanthium spinosum

Spiny Cocklebur

0.12

Lapsana communis

Common Nipplewort, Nipplewort

0.11

Cardamine hirsuta

Hairy Bittercress

0.11

Bromus secalinus

Rye Brome

0.11

Solanum sarrachoides

 

0.11

Salvinia molesta

Kariba-Weed

0.11

Alopecurus aequalis

Shortawn Foxtail

0.11

Camellia sinensis

Assam Tea, Tea Plant, Tea Shrub

0.10

Digitaria longiflora

Indian Crabgrass

0.10

Rottboellia exaltata

 

0.10

Silene noctiflora

Nightflowering Silene

0.10

Ageratina adenophora

Eupatory, Sticky Snakeroot, Crofton Weed, Mexican Devil

0.10

Astragalus mollissimus

Woolly Locoweed, Stemmed Locoweed

0.10

Gutierrezia sarothrae

San Pedro Snakeweed

0.10

Vicia villosa

Winter Vetch

0.10

Chrysanthemum segetum

Corn Marigold, Corn Daisy

0.10

Digitaria ischaemum

Smooth Crabgrass, Small Crabgrass

0.10

Alternanthera sessilis

Sessile Joyweed, Dwarf Copperleaf

0.10

Euphorbia helioscopia

Madwoman's Milk, Wart Spurge, Umbrella Milkweed, Sun Spurge

0.10

Arabidopsis thaliana

Mouseear Cress, Thale Cress, Mouse-Ear Cress, Arabidopsis

0.10

 

 


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