Weed ID Sheets

Identification and control of invasive species of the Midwest.

General Information (back side of sheets)

Photo Common Name Scientific Name Habit
Aspen, Big Tooth Populus grandidentata Woody Plant
Aspen, Quaking Populus tremuloides Woody Plant
Autumn Olive Elaeagnus umbellata Woody Plant
Black Locust Robinia pseudoacacia Woody Plant
Boxelder Acer negundo Woody Plant
Common Buckthorn Rhamnus cathartica Woody Plant
Gooseberries Ribes spp. Woody Plant
Grey dogwood Cornus racemosa Woody Plant
Highbush Cranberry Viburnum opulus subsp. opulus Woody Plant
Honeysuckle Lonicera spp. Woody Plant
Japanese Barberry Berberis spp. Woody Plant
Multiflora Rose Rosa multiflora Woody Plant
Oriental Bittersweet Celastrus orbiculatus Vine, Woody
American Pokeweed Phytolacca americana Woody Plant
Himalayan Pokeweed P. Acinosa Woody Plant
Prickly Ash Zanthoxylum americanum Woody Plant
Privet, Common Ligustrum vulgare Woody Plant
Privet, Border Ligustrum obtusifolium Woody Plant
Russian Olive Elaeagnus angustifolia Woody Plant
Siberian Elm Ulmus pumila Woody Plant
Sumac, Smooth Rhus glabra Woody Plant
Sumac, Staghorn Rhus typhina Woody Plant
Tree of Heaven Ailanthus altissima Woody Plant
White Mulberry Morus alba Woody Plant
Wild Raspberry Rubus sp. Woody Plant
Birdsfoot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus Herbaceous Plant
Canada Goldenrod Solidago canadensis Herbaceous Plant
Cattails Typha spp. Herbaceous Plant
Common Burdock Arctium minus Herbaceous Plant
Creeping Bellflower Campanula rapunculoides Herbaceous Plant
Creeping Charlie Glechoma hederacea Herbaceous Plant
Crown Vetch Coronilla varia Herbaceous Plant
Curly Dock Rumex crispus Herbaceous Plant
Deadnettle Lamium sp. Herbaceous Plant
Enchanter's Nightshade Circeae lutetiana Herbaceous Plant
Goutweed Ranunculus ficaria Herbaceous Plant
Garlic Mustard Alliaria petiolata Herbaceous Plant
Fig Buttercup Aegopodium podagraria Herbaceous Plant
Common Reed Phragmites australis Herbaceous Plant
Common Ragweed Ambrosia artemisiifolia Herbaceous Plant
Dames Rocket Hesperis matronalis Herbaceous Plant
Giant Ragweed Ambrosia trifida Herbaceous Plant
Great Celandine Chelidonium majus Herbaceous Plant
Japanese Hedge Parsley Torilis japonica Herbaceous Plant
Japanese Knotweed Polygonum cuspidatum Herbaceous Plant
Lamb's Quarters Chenopodium album Herbaceous Plant
Leafy Spurge Euphorbia esula Herbaceous Plant
Lettuce, Prickly or Wild Lactuca serriola Herbaceous Plant
Lily-of-the-Valley Convallaria majalis Herbaceous Plant
Motherwort Leonurus cardiaca Herbaceous Plant
Mullein Verbascum thapsus Herbaceous Plant
Norway Maple Acer platanoides Herbaceous Plant
Poison Hemlock Conium maculatum Herbaceous Plant
Orange Day Lily Hemerocallis fulva Herbaceous Plant
Purple Loosestrife Lythrum salicaria Herbaceous Plant
Queen Anne's Lace Daucus carota Herbaceous Plant
Sweet Clover Melilotus spp. Herbaceous Plant
Sow Thistle Sonchus spp. Herbaceous Plant
Spotted Knapweed Centaurea biebersteinii Herbaceous Plant
Stickseed Hackelia virginiana Herbaceous Plant
Teasel Dipsacus spp. Herbaceous Plant
Thistle, Bull Cirsium vulgare Herbaceous Plant
Thistle, Canada Cirsium arvense Herbaceous Plant
Thistle, Nodding and Plumeless Carduus sp. Herbaceous Plant
Wild Parsnip Pastinaca sativa Herbaceous Plant
White Snakeroot Ageratina altissima Herbaceous Plant
Wood Avens Geum canadense Herbaceous Plant
Yellow Archangel Lamiastrum galeobdolon Herbaceous Plant
Foxtail Grass Setaria spp. Grass
Kentucky Blue Grass Poa pratensis Grass
Reed Canary Grass Phalaris arundinacea Grass
Quack Grass Elytrigia repens Grass
Deadly Nightshade Solanum dulcamara Vine, Herbaceous
English Ivy Hedera helix Vine, Woody
Japanese Hops Humulus japonicus Vine, Herbaceous
Periwinkle Vinca minor Vine, Woody
Hover Poison Ivy Toxicodendron radicans Vine, Herbaceous
Porcelain Berry Ampelopsis brevipedunculatai Vine, Woody
Field & Hedge Bindweed Convolvulus arvensis Vine, Herbaceous
Virginia Creeper Parthenocissus spp. Vine, Herbaceous
Wild Grape Vitis spp. Vine, Herbaceous