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The Ohio State University

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    alfalfa
    alyssum, hoary
    artichoke
    asparagus
    bachelor’s-button, cornflower
    balloonvine; heartseed
    barley
    barley, foxtail
    barnyardgrass
    bean, field; garden bean
    bean, lima
    bean, mung
    bean, scarlet runner
    bedstraw
    beet; sugar beet
    bentgrass, colonial
    bentgrass, creeping
    bentgrass, velvet
    bermudagrass
    bermudagrass, giant
    bindweed, field
    bindweed, hedge
    blackberry; raspberry
    bluegrass, annual
    bluegrass, bulbous
    bluegrass, Canada
    bluegrass, Kentucky
    bluegrass, rough
    bluegrass, wood
    bluestem, big
    bluestem, Caucasian
    bluestem, little
    bluestem, sand
    bluestem, yellow
    bottle gourd
    bristlegrass, knotroot
    bristlegrass, yellow; yellow foxtail
    broadbean; fava-bean; horsebean
    broccoli; cauliflower
    brome, blando; soft chess
    brome, downy
    brome, hairy; hairy chess
    brome, mountain
    brome, prairie; rescue
    brome, ripgut
    brome, smooth
    brussels-sprouts
    buckwheat, wild; black bindweed
    buffalobur
    buffalograss
    buffelgrass, hairy
    bullrush
    bur cucumber
    burdock, great
    buttercup, smallflower
    buttonweed, rough
    cabbage
    cabbage, Chinese pe-tsai
    campion
    campion, bladder
    campion, red; red cockle
    canarygrass
    canarygrass, reed
    caraway
    carpetgrass
    carrot
    carrot, wild; queen Anne’s-lace
    castorbean
    cat’s-ear, spotted
    catchfly, night-flowering
    catnip
    celeriac
    celery
    chamomile, field
    Chard, Swiss
    cheat; chess
    chervil
    chickweed, common
    chickweed, mouse-ear
    chives
    cinquefoil
    clover, alsike
    clover, arrowleaf
    clover, crimson
    clover, large hop
    clover, red
    clover, rose
    clover, strawberry
    clover, subterranean; subclover
    clover, suckling; small hop clover
    clover, white; ladino clover
    cockle, white; white campion
    cocklebur
    cocklebur, common
    corn
    corncockle
    cotton
    cow-cockle
    crabgrass, large; hairy crabgrass
    crabgrass, smooth
    cress, garden
    crotalaria
    crotalaria, showy; showy rattlepod
    cucumber
    dallisgrass
    dandelion
    darnel
    deadnettle, purple
    dichondra
    dill
    dock, broadleaf; bitter dock
    dock, curly; sour dock
    dock, golden
    dock, pale; smooth dock; tall dock
    dodder
    dragonhead, American
    dropseed, annual
    dropseed, sand
    eggplant
    endive
    evening-primrose
    falseflax, littleseed
    fanweed; frenchweed, field pennycress
    fescue, chewings
    fescue, meadow
    fescue, rattail
    fescue, sheep
    fescue, tall
    fiddleneck
    fir
    flat-pea
    flax
    foxtail, giant
    foxtail, green
    foxtail, water
    gallium; cleavers
    garlic, wild
    gaura
    geranium
    geranium, Carolina
    geranium, cutleaf
    germander, American
    goatgrass, jointed
    goosefoot
    goosegrass
    grama, black
    grama, blue
    grama, side-oats
    gromwell, corn; gromwell, field
    groundcherry
    guineagrass
    hairgrass
    hawksbeard, smooth
    heal-all; self-heal
    hedgeparsley
    hemlock, poison
    hemp; marijuana
    horsenettle, Carolina; bullnettle
    horsenettle, white; purple nightshade; silverleaf nightshade
    indiangrass, yellow
    indigo, hairy
    jimsonweed
    johnsongrass
    kale, Siberian
    kale; collard; ornamental kale
    kleingrass
    knapweed, Russian
    knotweed, prostrate
    kochia
    kodo; thin paspalum
    kohlrabi
    ladysthumb
    lambsquarter, common
    leek
    lentil
    lespedeza, common; striate lespedeza
    lespedeza, Korean
    lettuce
    lovegrass, Boer
    lovegrass, sand
    madder, field
    mallow, little
    mallow, prickly
    mallow, roundleaf
    marigold
    mayweed; dogfennel
    medic, black
    milkweed, common
    millet, broomcorn, proso millet
    millet, browntop
    millet, foxtail; Italian millet
    millet, Japanese
    moonflower, purple; giant morning-glory
    moonflower; white morning-glory
    morning-glory
    morning-glory, ivyleaf
    morning-glory, tall, wild, or woolly
    muskmelon; cantaloupe; honeydew
    mustard, black
    mustard, brown, Indian, India
    mustard, white
    mustard, wild; wild turnip; charlock
    needlegrass, green
    nightshade, black
    nightshade, eastern black
    nutgrass, purple; purple nutsedge
    nutgrass, yellow; yellow nutsedge
    oat
    oat, wild
    oatgrass, tall
    okra
    onion
    onion, wild
    orchardgrass
    oxtongue, bristly
    pak-choi
    parsley
    paspalum, field
    pea, black-eyed; cowpea; southern-pea
    pea, field; garden pea
    pea, yellow; yellow vetchling
    pepper
    peppercress; peppergrass
    peppergrass, field
    peppermint
    pepperweed, Virginia
    pigweed
    pimpernel, scarlet
    pine
    pinks
    plantain, bracted
    plantain, broadleaf
    plantain, buckhorn
    plantain, paleseed; Virginia plantain
    poppy
    povertyweed, mouse-ear sumpweed
    puncturevine
    purpletop
    quackgrass
    radish
    radish, wild
    ragweed, bur; povertyweed
    ragweed, common
    ragweed, giant
    rape, annual
    redtop
    rhodesgrass
    rhubarb
    rice
    ricegrass, Indian
    rose, multiflora
    rose, wild
    rough-pea; Austrian winter-pea
    rush
    rush, path
    russianthistle, common
    rutabaga
    rye
    ryegrass, Italian; annual ryegrass
    ryegrass, perennial
    ryegrass, Persian; Persian darnel
    sacaton, alkali
    safflower
    sage
    salsify
    salsify, meadow; yellow goatsbeard
    saltbush, fourwing
    sandbur, field
    sedge
    sesame
    shepherd’s purse
    signalgrass, broadleaf
    smartweed, pale
    sorghum, almum
    sorghum; broomcorn; milo
    sorrel, sheep; red sorrel
    sorrel; garden sorrel
    sourclover
    sowthistle, annual
    sowthistle, perennial
    sowthistle, spiny
    soybean
    spinach
    spinach, New Zealand
    sprangletop, green
    spurge
    spurge, leafy
    spurge, spotted
    squash, winter (large); pumpkin, mammoth
    squash, winter (small); pumpkin (small)
    St. John’s-wort, common; klamathweed
    starthisle, yellow
    sudangrass; sorghum-sudangrass
    sweetclover, white
    sweetclover, yellow
    switchgrass
    tarweed
    Texas blueweed
    thistle, blessed
    thistle, bull
    thistle, Canada
    thistle, musk; nodding thistle
    thistle, plumeless
    three-seeded mercury
    timothy
    tobacco
    tomato
    trefoil, big
    trefoil, birdsfoot
    turnip, annual turnip rape; bird rape
    tussock, serrated
    velvet leaf; butterprint
    vernalgrass, sweet
    vervain
    vetch, common
    vetch, hairy
    vetch, Hungarian
    vetch, purple
    vetch, showy
    watercress
    watermelon
    wheat, common
    wheatgrass, fairway crested
    wheatgrass, intermediate
    wheatgrass, Siberian
    wheatgrass, slender
    wheatgrass, standard crested
    wheatgrass, tall
    wheatgrass, thickspike; streambank
    wheatgrass, western
    whitetop, hairy; ball cress
    whitetop; heartpod hoarycress
    wildrye, Canada
    wildrye, Russian
    wildrye, Virginia
    wintercress, bitter; yellowrocket
    wintercress, early; cress, upland
    witchgrass
    woodsorrel, yellow
    yellowcress

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