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Noxious Weed List B

List B

List B weed species are species for which the Commissioner, in consultation with the state noxious weed advisory committee, local governments, and other interested parties, develops and implements state noxious weed management plans designed to stop the continued spread of these species.


Common Name

Scientific Name


Absinth wormwood

Artemisia absinthium

Absinth wormwood fact sheet (PDF)

Black henbane

Hyoscyamus niger

Black henbane fact sheet (PDF)

Bouncing bet

Saponaria officinalis

Bouncing bet fact sheet (PDF)

Bull thistle

Cirsium vulgare

Bull thistle fact sheet (PDF)

Canada thistle

Cirsium arvense

Canada thistle fact sheet (PDF)

Chinese clematis

Clematis orientalis

Chinese clematis fact sheet (PDF)

Common tansy

Tanacetum vulgare

Common tansy fact sheet (PDF)

Common teasel

Dipsacus fullonum

Common teasel fact sheet (PDF)

Corn chamomile

Anthemis arvensis

Corn chamomile fact sheet (PDF)

Cutleaf teasel

Dipsacus laciniatus

Cutleaf Teasel fact sheet (PDF)

Dalmatian toadflax

Linaria dalmatica

Dalmatian toadflax fact sheet (PDF)

Dames rocket

Hesperis matronalis

Dame's rocket fact sheet (PDF)

Diffuse knapweed

Centaurea diffusa

Diffuse knapweed fact sheet (PDF)

Eurasian watermilfoil

Myriophyllum spicatum

Eurasian watermilfoil fact sheet (PDF)

Hoary cress

Cardaria draba

Hoary cress fact sheet (PDF)


Cynoglossum officinale

Houndstongue fact sheet (PDF)

Leafy spurge

Euphorbia esula

Leafy spurge fact sheet (PDF)

Mayweed chamomile

Anthemis cotula

Mayweed chamomile fact sheet (PDF)

Moth Mullein

Verbascum blattaria

Moth mullein fact sheet (PDF)

Musk thistle

Carduus nutans

Musk thistle fact sheet (PDF)

Oxeye daisy

Chrysanthemem leucanthemum

Oxeye daisy fact sheet (PDF)

Perennial pepperweed

Lepidium latifolium

Perennial pepperweed fact sheet (PDF)

Plumeless thistle

Carduus acanthoides

Plumless thistle fact sheet (PDF)


Elytrigia repens

Quackgrass fact sheet (PDF)

Russian knapweed

Acroptilon repens

Russian knapweed fact sheet (PDF)


Elaeagnus angustifolia

Russian olive fact sheet (PDF)

Salt cedar

Tamarix chinensis

Salt cedar fact sheet (PDF)

Scentless chamomile

Matricaria perforata

Scentless chamomile fact sheet (PDF)

Scotch thistle

Onopordum acanthium

Scotch thistle fact sheet (PDF)

Spotted knapweed

Centaurea maculosa

Spotted knapweed fact sheet (PDF)

Spurred anoda

Anoda cristata

Spurred anoda fact sheet (PDF)

Sulfur cinquefoil

Potentilla recta

Sulfur cinquefoil fact sheet (PDF)

Venice mallow

Hibiscus trionum

Venice mallow fact sheet (PDF)

Wild caraway

Carum carvi

Wild caraway fact sheet (PDF)

Yellow nutsedge

Cyperus esculentus

Yellow nutsedge fact sheet (PDF)

Yellow toadflax

Linaria vulgaris

Yellow toadflax fact sheet (PDF)