Agricultural pest management

California burclover, Medicago polymorpha, within strawberry planting.

Strawberry Weed Photo Gallery, with Common and Scientific Names

(Reviewed 1/08, updated 1/08)

In this Guideline: More about weeds in strawberry:

Common names link to pages with weed descriptions and photos, up to 100K, often showing several stages of development.
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
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 Chamomilla suaveoleus
puncturevine Tribulus terrestris
purslane, common Portulaca oleracea
ryegrass, Italian Lolium multiflorum
sowthistles Sonchus spp.
sweetclovers Melilotis spp.


[UC Peer Reviewed]

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Strawberry
UC ANR Publication 3468


  • S. A. Fennimore, Weed Science/Plant Sciences, UC Davis/Salinas
  • O. Daugovish, UC Cooperative Extension Ventura County
  • R. F. Smith, UC Cooperative Extension Monterey County
Acknowledgment for contributions to Weeds:
  • W. E. Bendixen, UC Cooperative Extension Santa Barbara County

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