UACES Facebook Arkansas Weed ID Database

Weed Identification in Arkansas 

This list reflects common weeds observed in both container and field nurseries in Arkansas.  - Dr. John Boyd and Dr. Jim Robbins.

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Common Name Scientific Name Weed Type Life Cycle
Bermudagrass
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Cynodon dactylon Grass Summer perennial
Bittercress, Hairy
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Cardamine hirsute Broadleaf Winter annual
Bluegrass, Annual
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Poa  annua Grass Winter annual
Buttercup, Small Flowered
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Ranunculus Broadleaf Winter Annual
Carpetweed
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Mollugo verticillata Broadleaf Summer annual
Chamberbitter
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Phyllanthus urinararia Broadleaf Summer Annual
Chickweed, Common
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Stellaria media Broadleaf Winter annual
Clover, White
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Trifolium repens Broadleaf Winter perennial
Crabgrass
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Digitaria sp. Grass Summer annual
Cudweed, Purple
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Gnaphalium purpureum Broadleaf Winter annual
Dandelion
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Taraxacum officinale Broadleaf Winter perennial
Eclipta
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Eclipta prostrata Broadleaf Summer annual
Field Madder
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Sherardia arvensis Broadleaf Winter annual
Garlic, Wild
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Allium vineale Monocot Winter perennial
Geranium, Carolina
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Geranium carolinianum Broadleaf Winter annual
Goosegrass
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Eleusine indica Grass Summer annual
Henbit
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Lamium amplexicaule Broadleaf Winter  annual
Marestail
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Conyza canadensis Broadleaf Summer annual
Mulberry Weed
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Fatoua villosa Broadleaf  
Nutsedge, Purple
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Cyperus rotundus Monocot Summer perennial
Nutsedge, Yellow
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Cyperus esculentus Monocot Summer perennial
Pigweed, Smooth or Common
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Amaranthus hybridus Broadleaf Summer annual
Primrose, Cutleaf Evening
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Oenothera laciniata Broadleaf Winter annual
Sedges, Annual/Rice Flatsedge
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Cyperus sp. Monocot Summer annual
Shepherd's Purse
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Capsella bursa-pastoris Broadleaf Winter annual
Sorrel, Red
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Rumex acetosella Broadleaf Summer perennial
Sorrel, Wood
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Oxalis europaea Broadleaf Summer perennial
Speedwell, Corn
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Veronica arvensis Broadleaf Winter annual
Spurge, Spotted
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Chamaesyce maculata Broadleaf Summer annual
Spurge, Prostrate
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Chamaesyce humistrata Broadleaf Summer annual
Virginia Pepperweed
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Lepidium virginicum Broadleaf Summer annual