Weed
Collection

developed for PPWS 4754
by Peter Sforza
Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science
Virginia Tech

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Bull thistle (Cirsium vulgare)


Aizoaceae (Carpetweed Family)

Carpetweed (Mollugo verticillata)

Amaranthaceae (Amaranth Family)

Smooth pigweed (Amaranthus hybridus)
Redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus)
Spiny amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus)

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)

Wild carrot (Daucus carota)

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida)
Common burdock (Arctium minus)
Musk thistle (Carduus nutans)
Chicory (Cichorium intybus)
Bull thistle (Cirsium vulgare)
Hairy galinsoga (Galinsoga ciliata)
Spiny sowthistle (Sonchus asper)
Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

Shepherd's-purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris)
Virginia pepperweed (Lepidium virginicum)

Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)

Mouseear chickweed (Cerastium vulgatum)
Common chickweed (Stellaria media)

Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)

Common lambsquarters (Chenopodium album)

Convolvulaceae (Morningglory Family)

Ivyleaf morningglory (Ipomoea hederacea)
Pitted morningglory (Ipomoea lacunosa)

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentum)

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

Prostrate spurge (Euphorbia humistrata)

Fabaceae (Bean Family)

Kudzu (Pueraria lobata)

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Henbit (Lamium amplexicaule)

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

Velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti)
Common mallow (Malva neglecta)
Prickly sida (Sida spinosa)

Oxalidaceae (Woodsorrel Family)

Yellow woodsorrel (Oxalis stricta)

Phytolaccaceae (Pokeweed Family)

Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana)

Plantaginaceae (Plantain Family)

Broadleaf plantain (Plantago major)

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Barnyardgrass (Echinochloa crus-galli)
Goosegrass (Eleusine indica)
Fall panicum (Panicum dichotomiflorum)
Yellow foxtail (Setaria glauca)
Johnsongrass (Sorghum halapense)

Polygonaceae (Smartweed Family)

Ladysthumb (Polygonum persicaria)

Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)

Common purslane (Portulaca oleracea)

Solanaceae (Nightshade Family)

Jimsonweed (Datura stramonium)
Smooth groundcherry (Physalis subglabrata)
Horsenettle (Solanum carolinense)

Vitaceae (Grape Family)

Virginia-creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia)

Last updated January 14, 2002
All Photos Copyright 1998 by Peter Sforza