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ACCEPTED NAME
COMMON NAME
PHYLUM MAGNOLIOPHYTA (ANGIOSPERMS)
ASTERACEAE (Compositae, alternate name)
  Achillea millefolium yarrow
  Ageratina altissima white snakeroot
  Agoseris glauca false-dandelion
  Ambrosia acanthicarpa annual bursage
  Ambrosia artemisiifolia common ragweed
  Ambrosia grayi bur ragweed
  Ambrosia psilostachya western ragweed
  Ambrosia tomentosa skeleton-leaf bursage
  Ambrosia trifida giant ragweed
  Anaphalis margaritacea pearly everlasting
  Antennaria dimorpha pussytoes, ladies'-tobacco
  Antennaria howellii ssp. neodioica pussytoes, ladies'-tobacco
  Antennaria microphylla pussytoes, ladies'-tobacco
  Antennaria neglecta pussytoes, ladies'-tobacco
  Antennaria parlinii ssp. fallax pussytoes, ladies'-tobacco
  Antennaria parvifolia pussytoes, ladies'-tobacco
  Anthemis arvensis corn-chamomile, 1914
  Anthemis cotula mayweed, fetid chamomile, 1877
  Arctium minus burdock, 1885
  Arctium tomentosum woolly burdock, 1978
  Arnoglossum atriplicifolium pale Indian-plantain
  Arnoglossum plantagineum Indian-plantain
  Artemisia absinthium wormwood, absinthe, 1972
  Artemisia annua sweet sagewort,1990
  Artemisia biennis biennial wormwood
  Artemisia campestris ssp. caudata field sagewort, Great Plains wormwood
  Artemisia campestris ssp. borealis field sagewort, Great Plains wormwood
  Artemisia cana silversage
  Artemisia carruthii  
  Artemisia dracunculus ssp. dracunculus silky wormwood, tarragon
  Artemisia dracunculus ssp. glauca silky wormwood, tarragon
  Artemisia filifolia sandsage
  Artemisia frigida fringed sage, prairie sagewort
  Artemisia ludoviciana v. ludoviciana Louisiana sage, white sage, wormwood
  Artemisia ludoviciana v. mexicana Louisiana sage, white sage, wormwood
  Artemisia tridentata v. wyomingensis big sagebrush
  Aster ascendens  
  Aster borealis bog aster, rush aster
  Aster brachyactis rayless aster
  Aster drummondii Drummond's blue aster
  Aster ericoides ssp. ericoides heath aster
  Aster ericoides ssp. pansus heath aster
  Aster falcatus ssp. commutatus western heath aster
  Aster fendleri Fendler's aster
  Aster laevis var. geyeri smooth blue aster
  Aster laevis var. laevis smooth blue aster
  Aster lanceolatus ssp. hesperius tall white aster, panicled aster
  Aster lanceolatus ssp. lanceolatus tall white aster, panicled aster
  Aster lateriflorus white woodland aster
  Aster novae-angliae New England aster
  Aster oblongifolius aromatic aster
  Aster ontarionis willow aster, Ontario aster
  Aster oolentangiensis azure aster
  Aster pilosus hairy aster
  Aster praealtus v. nebraskensis willow-leaf aster
  Aster sagittifolius arrow-leaf aster
  Aster sericeus silky aster
  Aster subulatus v. ligulatus salt-marsh aster
  Aster subulatus v. subulatus salt-marsh aster
  Aster urophyllus  
  Bidens amplissima beggar-ticks
  Bidens aristosa var. retrorsa beggar-ticks
  Bidens bipinnata Spanish needles
  Bidens cernua bur-marigold
  Bidens comosa beggar-ticks
  Bidens connata v. petiolata beggar-ticks
  Bidens connata v. pinnata (B. sandbergii) beggar-ticks
  Bidens coronata tickseed-sunflower
  Bidens frondosa beggar-ticks
  Bidens vulgata beggar-ticks
  Boltonia asteroides v. latisquama boltonia, swamp-aster
  Boltonia asteroides v. recognita boltonia, swamp-aster
  Brickellia eupatorioides v. corymbulosa false boneset
  Brickellia grandiflora  
  Carduus acanthoides smallhead plumeless-thistle, 1930
  Carduus nutans musk-thistle, plumeless-thistle, 1932
  Carthamus tinctorius safflower, saffron-thistle
  Centaurea cyanus bachelor's-button, cornflower, 1892
  Centaurea diffusa diffuse knapweed, 1990
  Centaurea nigra lesser knapweed, 1992
  Centaurea repens (Acroptilon repens) Russian knapweed, 1917
  Centaurea solstitialis yellow star-thistle, 1908
  Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos spotted knapweed, 1980s
  Chaenactis douglasii pincushion, dusty-maiden
  Chaetopappa ericoides heather-aster
  Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus green rabbit-brush
  Cichorium intybus chicory, 1880
  Cirsium altissimum tall thistle
  Cirsium arvense Canada thistle, 1886
  Cirsium canescens Platte thistle
  Cirsium discolor field thistle
  Cirsium flodmanii Flodman's thistle
  Cirsium ochrocentrum yellow-spine thistle
  Cirsium undulatum wavy-leaf thistle
  Cirsium vulgare bull thistle, 1890
  Conyza canadensis horseweed, mare's-tail
  Conyza ramosissima low horseweed, spreading fleabane
  Coreopsis lanceolata lance-leaf tickseed
  Coreopsis palmata finger tickseed
  Coreopsis tinctoria plains coreopsis, calliopsis
  Cosmos bipinnatus cosmos
  Crepis atribarba slender hawk's-beard
  Crepis occidentalis ssp. costata hawk's-beard
  Crepis runcinata dandelion hawk's-beard
  Crepis tectorum narrow-leaf hawk's-beard, 1891
  Dieteria canescens v. canescens hoary-aster, viscid aster, machaeranthera
  Dieteria canescens v. glabra hoary-aster, viscid aster, machaeranthera
  Dieteria canescens v. nebraskana hoary-aster, viscid aster, machaeranthera
  Doellingeria umbellata v. pubens umbellate-aster, flat-top aster
  Dyssodia papposa fetid-marigold
  Echinacea angustifolia narrow-leaf purple coneflower
  Echinacea pallida pale purple coneflower
  Echinacea purpurea purple coneflower
  Echinops sphaerocephalus great globe-thistle, 1960s
  Eclipta prostrata yerba de tajo
  Erechtites hieraciifolius fireweed, burnweed
  Ericameria nauseosa v. graveolens rabbit-brush, chrysothamnus
  Ericameria nauseosa v. nauseosa rabbit-brush, chrysothamnus
  Ericameria nauseosa v. oreophila rabbit-brush, chrysothamnus
  Ericameria parryi v. howardii Parry's rabbit-brush
  Erigeron annuus annual fleabane, eastern fleabane
  Erigeron bellidiastrum western fleabane
  Erigeron caespitosus fleabane
  Erigeron canus hoary fleabane
  Erigeron divergens fleabane
  Erigeron flagellaris trailing fleabane, whiplash fleabane
  Erigeron lonchophyllus  
  Erigeron ochroleucus var. scribneri  
  Erigeron philadelphicus marsh fleabane
  Erigeron pumilis shaggy fleabane
  Erigeron strigosus daisy fleabane, rough fleabane
  Erigeron subtrinervis  
  Erigeron vetensis early blue-top fleabane
  Eupatorium altissimum tall boneset
  Eupatorium maculatum ssp. bruneri spotted Joe Pye weed
  Eupatorium perfoliatum boneset
  Eupatorium purpureum v. holzingeri sweet Joe Pye weed
  Eupatorium purpureum v. purpureum sweet Joe Pye weed
  Eupatorium serotinum late boneset
  Euthamia gymnospermoides goldentop
  Euthamia occidentalis goldentop
  Evax prolifera rabbit-tobacco
  Filago arvensis fluffweed,1995
  Gaillardia pulchella blanket flower
  Galinsoga parviflora quickweed, galinsoga, 1942
  Galinsoga quadriradiata quickweed, galinsoga, 1927
  Gnaphalium jaliscense 1968
  Gnaphalium obtusifolium fragrant cudweed, everlasting
  Gnaphalium palustre little cudweed
  Gnaphalium purpureum purple cudweed
  Gnaphalium stramineum cotton-batting, 1983
  Grindelia ciliata goldenweed, 1934
  Grindelia squarrosa v. quasiperennis curly-cup gumweed
  Grindelia squarrosa v. serrulata curly-cup gumweed
  Grindelia squarrosa v. squarrosa curly-cup gumweed
  Gutierrezia dracunculoides broomweed
  Gutierrezia sarothrae snakeweed, broom snakeweed
  Helenium autumnale sneezeweed
  Helianthus annuus common sunflower
  Helianthus grosseserratus sawtooth sunflower
  Helianthus hirsutus hairy sunflower
  Helianthus maximiliani Maximilian's sunflower
  Helianthus mollis hairy sunflower
  Helianthus nuttallii Nuttall's sunflower
  Helianthus pauciflorus ssp. pauciflorus stiff sunflower
  Helianthus pauciflorus ssp. subrhomboideus stiff sunflower
  Helianthus petiolaris plains sunflower, Sandhills sunflower
  Helianthus tuberosus Jerusalem-artichoke
  Heliopsis helianthoides v. occidentalis false sunflower
  Heterotheca latifolia camphor-weed, 1988
  Heterotheca stenophylla v. angustifolia narrow-leaf golden-aster
  Heterotheca stenophylla v. stenophylla narrow-leaf golden-aster
  Heterotheca villosa v. ballardii showy golden-aster
  Heterotheca villosa v. nana golden-aster
  Heterotheca villosa v. villosa hairy golden-aster
  Hieracium kalmii v. canadense Canada hawkweed
  Hieracium longipilum hairy hawkweed, longbeard hawkweed
  Hieracium umbellatum narrowleaf hawkweed
  Hymenopappus filifolius v. polycephalus thread-leaf woolly-white
  Hymenopappus scabiosaeus v. corymbosus old-plainsman
  Hymenopappus tenuifolius  
  Iva annua marsh-elder
  Iva axillaris v. axillaris poverty-weed
  Iva axillaris v. robustior poverty weed
  Iva xanthiifolia big marsh-elder, false ragweed
  Krigia caespitosa dwarf-dandelion
  Lactuca canadensis wild lettuce
  Lactuca floridana blue lettuce
  Lactuca ludoviciana western wild lettuce
  Lactuca pulchella pretty blue lettuce
  Lactuca saligna willow-leaf lettuce, least lettuce, 1971
  Lactuca seriola v. integrata prickly lettuce
  Lactuca serriola v. serriola prickly lettuce, 1889
  Leucanthemum vulgare oxeye daisy, white daisy, 1887
  Liatris aspera gayfeather, blazing-star
  Liatris lancifolia gayfeather, blazing-star
  Liatris ligulistylis gayfeather, blazing-star
  Liatris punctata gayfeather, blazing-star
  Liatris pycnostachya gayfeather, blazing-star
  Liatris squarrosa v. glabrata gayfeather, blazing-star
  Liatris squarrosa v. hirsuta gayfeather, blazing-star
  Lygodesmia juncea skeleton-weed
  Machaeranthera tanacetifolia tansy-aster, Tahoka daisy
  Matricaria chamomilla scented chamomile
  Matricaria discoidea pineapple weed, 1974
  Matricaria inodora scentless chamomile, 1905
  Nothocalais cuspidata false-dandelion, prairie-dandelion
  Onopordum acanthium Scotch-thistle, cotton-thistle, 1960s
  Oönopsis multicaulis goldenweed
  Packera cana var. cana gray ragwort
  Packera glabella (Senecio glabellus) butterwort
  Packera plattensis (Senecio plattensis) prairie ragwort
  Packera pseudaurea v. semicordata (Senecio pseudaureus v. semicordatus) false golden ragwort
  Packera tridenticulata (Senecio tridenticulatus)  
  Palafoxia sphacelata palafoxia
  Pectis angustifolia lemon-weed
  Picradeniopsis oppositifolia  
  Prenanthes aspera rattlesnake-root
  Prenanthes racemosa ssp. multiflora rattlesnake-root
  Pyrrhopappus carolinianus Carolina false-dandelion
  Pyrrhopappus grandiflorus tuberous false-dandelion
  Ratibida columnifera prairie coneflower
  Ratibida pinnata grayhead coneflower
  Ratibida tagetes marigold prairie coneflower
  Rayjacksonia annua  
  Rudbeckia hirta v. pulcherrima black-eyed susan
  Rudbeckia laciniata v. ampla cutleaf-coneflower, golden-glow
  Rudbeckia laciniata v. laciniata cutleaf-coneflower, golden-glow
  Rudbeckia triloba brown-eyed susan
  Scorzonera laciniata false salsify, cutleaf viper-grass
  Senecio canus. var. purshianus gray ragwort
  Senecio integerrimus v. integerrimus groundsel
  Senecio integerrimus v. scribneri groundsel
  Senecio riddellii Riddell's groundsel
  Senecio spartioides narrow-leaf butterweed
  Senecio vulgaris groundsel, 1887
  Shinnersoseris rostrata false skeletonweed
  Silphium integrifolium v. laeve rosinweed
  Silphium laciniatum compass plant
  Silphium perfoliatum cup-plant
  Solidago canadensis Canada goldenrod
  Solidago flexicaulis zigzag goldenrod
  Solidago gigantea late goldenrod
  Solidago missouriensis prairie goldenrod, Missouri goldenrod
  Solidago mollis solf goldenrod
  Solidago nemoralis subsp. decemflora gray goldenrod
  Solidago petiolaris downy goldenrod
  Solidago rigida stiff goldenrod
  Solidago speciosa v. rigidiuscula showy-wand goldnerod
  Solidago ulmifolia elm-leaf goldenrod
  Sonchus arvensis v. glabrescens perennial sow-thistle, milk-thistle, 1971
  Sonchus asper prickly sow-thistle, 1888
  Sonchus oleraceus common sow-thistle, 1908
  Stenotus armerioides goldenweed
  Stephanomeria runcinata wire-lettuce, skeletonweed
  Tanacetum balsamita costmary
  Tanacetum vulgare tansy
  Taraxacum officinale dandelion, 1885
  Tetraneuris acaulis hymenoxys
  Tetraneuris scaposa v. linearis hymenoxys
  Thelesperma filifolium v. intermedium greenthread
  Thelesperma megapotamicum greenthread
  Townsendia exscapa stemless townsendia, Easter daisy
  Townsendia grandiflora bighead townsendia
  Townsendia hookeri Hooker's townsendia, Easter daisy
  Tragopogon dubius goat's-beard, western salsify, 1910
  Tragopogon porrifolius salsify, 1892
  Tragopogon pratensis meadow salsify, 1891
  Verbesina alternifolia wingstem
  Verbesina encelioides v. exauriculata butter-daisy
  Vernonia baldwinii ssp. interior western ironweed
  Vernonia fasciculata ssp. corymbosa ironweed
  Vernonia fasciculata ssp. fasciculata ironweed
  Xanthisma glaberrimum green cutleaf ironplant
  Xanthisma grindelioides goldenweed
  Xanthisma spinulosum gray cutleaf ironplant
  Xanthium spinosum spiny cocklebur, 1934
  Xanthium strumarium v. canadense cocklebur

Year of first collection is given for most introduced species.

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