Pest Management Guidelines

Weed Photo Gallery,
with common and scientific names

(Reviewed 12/09, updated 12/09)

In this Guideline: More about weeds in cucurbits:

Common names link to pages with weed descriptions and photos, up to 100K, often showing several stages of development.

Common Name Scientific Name
Barley Hordeum sp.
Barnyardgrass Echinochloa crus-galli
Bermudagrass Cynodon dactylon
Bindweed, Field Convolvulus arvensis
Bluegrass, Annual Poa annua
Brome, Ripgut Bromus diandrus
Burclover, California Medicago polymorpha
Canarygrass, Littleseed Phalaris minor
Crabgrasses Digitaria spp.
Cudweeds Gnaphalium spp.
Docks Rumex spp.
Fiddlenecks Amsinckia spp.
Filarees Erodium spp.
Fleabane, Hairy Conyza bonariensis
Foxtails Setaria spp.
Goosefoot, Nettleleaf Chenopodium murale
Groundcherries Physalis spp.
Groundsel, Common Senecio vulgaris
Henbit Lamium amplexicaule
Horseweed Conyza canadensis
Johnsongrass Sorghum halepense
Knotweed, Prostrate Polygonum arenastrum
Lambsquarters, Common Chenopodium album
Lettuce, Prickly Lactuca serriola
Lovegrass Eragrostis spp.
Mallow, Little (Cheeseweed) Malva parviflora
Medic, Black Medicago lupulina
Morningglories Ipomoea spp.
Mustards Brassica spp.
Nettles Urtica spp.
Nightshade, Black Solanum nigrum
Nightshade, Hairy Solanum sarrachoides
Nutsedge, Purple Cyperus rotundus
Nutsedge, Yellow Cyperus esculentus
Oat, Wild Avena fatua
Panicum, Fall Panicum dichotomiflorum
Pigweeds Amaranthus spp.
Puncturevine Tribulus terrestris
Purslane, Common Portulaca oleracea
Radish, Wild Raphanus raphanistrum
Rescuegrass Bromus catharticus
Rocket, London Sisymbrium irio
Ryegrasses Lolium spp.
Shepherd's-Purse Capsella bursa-pastoris
Sowthistles Sonchus spp.
Sunflower, Common Helianthus annuus
Sweetclover, Yellow Melilotus officinalis
Thistle, Russian Salsola tragus


[UC Peer Reviewed]

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Cucurbits
UC ANR Publication 3445

C. S. Stoddard, UC Cooperative Extension, Merced & Madera counties
Acknowledgment for contributions to Weeds:
C. E. Bell, UC Cooperative Extension, San Diego County
W. T. Lanini, Plant Sciences and Weed Science, UC Davis

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