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UC Pest Management Guidelines


Weed Photo Gallery,
with common and scientific names

(Reviewed 5/06, updated 4/09)

In this Guideline: More about weeds in plum:

Common Names Scientific Names
barley, hare Hordeum leporinum
barnyardgrass Echinochloa crus-galli
bermudagrass Cynodon dactylon
bindweed field Convolvulus arvensis
blackberries, wild Rubus spp.
bluegrass, annual Poa annua
brome, downy Bromus tectorum
brome, ripgut Bromus diandrus
bromegrasses Bromus spp.
canarygrass, common Phalaris canariensis
chickweed, common Stellaria media
clovers Trifolium spp.
cockleburs Xanthium spp.
crabgrasses Digitaria spp.
cudweeds Gnaphalium spp.
dallisgrass Paspalum dilatatum
dandelion Taraxacum officinale
dock, curly Rumex crispus
fescues Festuca spp.
fiddlenecks Amsinckia spp.
filarees Erodium spp.
fleabane, hairy Conyza bonariensis
fluvellins Kickxia spp.
foxtails Setaria spp.
goosefoot, nettleleaf Chenopodium murale
goosegrass Eleusine indica
groundcherries Physalis spp.
groundsel, common Senecio vulgaris
henbit Lamium amplexicaule
horseweed Conyza canadensis
johnsongrass Sorghum halepense
junglerice Echinochloa colona
knotweed, common Polygonum arenastrum
lambsquarters, common Chenopodium album
lettuce, miner's Claytonia perfoliata
lettuce, prickly Lactuca serriola
lovegrasses Eragrostis spp.
mallow, little (cheeseweed) Malva parviflora
mustards Brassica spp.
nettle, burning Urtica urens
nightshades Solanum spp.
nutsedge, yellow Cyperus esculentus
nutsedge, purple Cyperus rotundus
oat, wild Avena fatua
oxalis, buttercup Oxalis pes-caprae
pineapple-weed Chamomilla suaveolens
pigweeds Amaranthus spp.
plantain, buckhorn Plantago lanceolata
polypogon, rabbitfoot Polypogon monspelienis
puncturevine Tribulus terrestris
purslane, common Portulaca oleracea
radish, wild Raphanus raphanistrum
redmaids (desert rockpurslane) Calandrinia ciliate
rocket, London Sisymbrium irio
ryegrasses Lolium spp.
sandburs Cenchrus spp.
shepherd's-purse Capsella bursa-pastoris
sowthistles Sonchus spp.
sprangletops Leptochloa spp.
spurge, spotted Chamaesyce maculate
starthistle, yellow Centaurea solstitialis
thistle, Russian Salsola tragus
willowherb, panicle-leaf Epilobium brachycarpum
witchgrass Panicum capillare


[UC Peer Reviewed]

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Plum
UC ANR Publication 3462
A. Shrestha, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier
W. T. Lanini, Weed Science/Plant Sciences, UC Davis
F. J. A. Niederholzer, UC Cooperative Extension, Sutter-Yuba counties

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