Weed Identification Fact Sheets

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The pages linked to this table were originally developed for AGRON 217, a 1 credit course on Weed Identification.  Additional weeds will continue to be added.

Equisetaceae (Spore-producing plants)
Field horsetail
Scouring rush

Monocots

Grasses
Barnyardgrass
Brome, downy
Crabgrass, large
Downy brome
Fall panicum
Giant foxtail
Green foxtail
Goosegrass
Foxtail barley
Foxtail, giant
Foxtail, green
Foxtail, yellow
Large crabgrass
Nimblewill
Panicum, fall
Quackgrass
Shattercane
Witchgrass
Woolly cupgrass
Yellow foxtail

Other monocots
Asiatic dayflower 
Smilax
Yellow nutsedge

Dicots (Broadleaves)

Asiatic dayflower (monocot that resembles a dicot in appearance)
Bindweed, field
Bindweed, hedge
Black medic
Broadleaf/blackseed plantain
Buckhorn plantain
Buckthorn, common
Buckwheat, wild
Bull thistle
Bush honeysuckle
Burcucumber
Burdock, Common
Canada thistle
Catchweed bedstraw
Chickweed, common
Cocklebur, common
Common burdock
Common cocklebur
Common chickweed
Common mallow
Common milkweed
Common mullein
Common ragweed
Creeping Charlie (ground ivy)
Curly dock
Dandelion, common
Dock, curly
Dodder
Eastern black nightshade
Field bindweed
Galinsoga, hairy
Garlic mustard
Giant ragweed
Ground ivy (creeping Charlie)
Hairy galinsoga
Hedge bindweed
Hemp dogbane
Honeysuckle, bush
Honeyvine milkweed
Horseweed (marestail)
Japanese knotweed
Jimsonweed
Kochia
Lambsquarters, common
Leafy spurge
Mallow, common
Mallow, Venice
Marestail (horseweed)
Medic, black
Milkweed, common
Milkweed, honeyvine
Motherwort
Mullein, common
Multiflora rose
Musk thistle
Mustard, garlic
Nightshade, eastern black
Palmer amaranth
Pennsylvania smartweed
Plantain, blackseed and broadleaf
Plantain, buckhorn
Poison hemlock
Poison ivy
Pokeweed, common
Prostrate spurge
Puncturevine
Ragweed, common
Ragweed, giant
Redroot pigweed
Russian thistle
Shepherdspurse
Smartweed, Pennsylvania
Spiny sowthistle
Spurge, prostrate
Spurge, leafy
Sunflower, common
Teasel, common and cutleaf
Thistle, bull
Thistle, Canada
Thistle, musk
Thistle, Russian
Velvetleaf
Venice mallow
Waterhemp
Wild buckwheat
Wild carrot
Wild parsnip
Wild violet
Woodsorrel, yellow
Yellow woodsorrel

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