The following pages are an ongoing project at Penn State University in the Department of Plant Science to compile a comprehensive list of web information related to invasive weeds for the northeastern United States. For additions, deletions, or other information contact Dr. William S. Curran (email@example.com).
These pages are intended to aide in the identification of common weeds and weed seedlings found throughout Virginia and the Southeastern U.S. The weed pictures in this guide are arranged alphabetically by common name and may be viewed by clicking on one of the letters to the left. Please take some time to view a list of references used in the assembly of the botanical descriptions for weeds contained within this guide.
The most frequent request we receive is for control recommendations. We cannot provide that information on this web site. Weed control recommendations that are appropriate for New Jersey may not be appropriate for someone living in another state.
These weed bulletins were written in a two-series set of 16 each (32 total) back in the 1980’s by Dr. Thomas Lanini and Ms. Betsy Ann Wertz. They are no longer available in hardcopy format. Although some of the chemical management information s no longer current, the biology is still very relevant. We hope you find them useful.