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Weeds

The following weed guides are from the Virginia Tech Weed Identification Guide.

Common Name Scientific Name
Amaranth, Palmer Amaranthus palmeri
Anoda, Spurred Anoda cristata
Barnyardgrass Echinochloa crus-galli
Beggarweed, Florida Desmodium tortuosum
Bermudagrass Cynodon dactylon
Carpetweed Mollugo verticillata
Cocklebur, Common Xanthium strumarium
Crabgrass, Large Digitaria sanguinalis
Crabgrass, Smooth Digitaria ischaemum
Croton, Tropic Croton glandulosus var. septentrionalis
Crowfootgrass Dactyloctenium aegyptium
Dayflower Commelina communis
Eclipta Eclipta prostrata
Foxtail, Green Setaria viridis
Foxtail, Yellow Setaria glauca
Goosegrass Eleusine indica
Groundcherry, Clammy Physalis heterophylla
Horsenettle Solanum carolinense
Jimsonweed Datura stramonium
Johnsongrass Sorghum halepense
Lambsquarters, Common Chenopodium album
Morningglory, Entireleaf Ipomoea hederacea var. integriuscula
Morningglory, Ivyleaf Ipomoea hederacea
Morningglory, Pitted Ipomoea lacunosa
Morningglory, Red Ipomoea coccinea
Morningglory, Tall Ipomoea purpurea
Mustard, Wild Brassica kaber
Nightshade, Eastern Black Solanum ptycanthum
Nutsedge, Purple Cyperus rotundus
Nutsedge, Yellow Cyperus esculentus
Panicum, Fall Panicum dichotomiflorum
Panicum, Texas Panicum texanum
Pigweed, Redroot Amaranthus retroflexus 
Pigweed, Smooth Amaranthus hybridus
Poinsettia, Wild Euphorbia dentata
Purslane, Common Portulaca oleracea
Ragweed, Common Ambrosia artemisiifolia
Sicklepod Cassia obtusifolia
Sida, Arrowleaf Sida rhombifolia
Sida, Prickly Sida spinosa
Signalgrass, Broadleaf Brachiaria platyphylla 
Smartweed Polygonum pensylvanicum
Spurge, Spotted Euphorbia maculata
Velvetleaf Abutilon theophrasti