5B-57.007. Noxious Weed List  


Effective on Sunday, December 25, 2016
  • 1The following plants shall be considered noxious for the purpose of this rule chapter.

    15(1) Parasitic Weeds.

    18(a) Aeginetia spp. – Aeginetia

    23(b) Alectra spp. – Alectra

    28(c) Cuscuta spp. Only the native Florida species are excluded from this list. These include:

    431. C. americana

    462. C. compacta

    493. C. exaltata

    524. C. gronovii

    555. C. indecora

    586. C. obtusiflora

    617. C. pentagona

    648. C. umbellata

    67(d) Orobanche spp. – broomrapes, with the exception of O. uniflora – oneflowered broomrape.

    81(2) Terrestrial Weeds.

    84(a) Ageratina adenophora – crofton weed

    90(b) Alternanthera sessilis – sessile joyweed

    96(c) Abrus precatorius – rosary pea

    102(d) Ardisia crenata – coral ardisia

    108(e) Ardisia elliptica – shoebutton ardisia

    114(f) Asphodelus fistulosus – onionweed

    119(g) Avena sterilis –  animated oat, wild oat

    127(h) Borreria alata – broadleaf buttonweed

    133(i) Carthamus oxyacantha – wild safflower

    139(j) Casuarina equisetifolia – Australian pine

    145(k) Casuarina glauca – suckering Australian pine

    152(l) Chrysopogon aciculatus – pilipiliula

    157(m) Colubrina asiatica – latherleaf

    162(n) Commelina benghalensis – Benghal dayflower

    168(o) Crupina vulgaris – common crupina

    174(p) Cupaniopsis anacardioides – carrotwood

    179(q) Digitaria scalarum – African couchgrass, fingergrass

    186(r) Digitaria velutina – velvet fingergrass, annual couchgrass

    194(s) Dioscorea alata – white yam

    200(t) Dioscorea bulbifera – air potato

    206(u) Drymaria arenarioides – lightning weed

    212(v) Emex australis – three-corner jack

    218(w) Emex spinosa – devil’s thorn

    224(x) Euphorbia prunifolia – painted euphorbia

    230(y) Galega officinalis – goat’s rue

    236(z) Heracleum mantegazzianum – giant hogweed

    242(aa) Imperata brasiliensis – Brazilian satintail

    248(bb) Imperata cylindrica – cogongrass

    253(cc) Ipomoea triloba – little bell, aiea morning glory

    262(dd) Ischaemum rugosum – murainograss

    267(ee) Leptochloa chinensis – Asian sprangletop

    273(ff) Leucaena leucocephala – lead tree

    279(gg) Ligustrum sinense 282 283Chinese privet, except the cultivars ‘Variegatum’ and Sunshine’

    291(hh) Lycium ferocissimum – African boxthorn

    297(ii) Lygodium japonicum – Japanese climbing fern

    304(jj) Lygodium microphyllum – small-leaved climbing fern

    311(kk) Melaleuca quinquenervia – melaleuca

    316(ll) Melastoma malabathricum – Indian rhododendron.

    322(mm) Mikania cordata – mile-a-minute

    327(nn) Mikania micrantha – climbing hempweed

    333(oo) Mimosa invisa – giant sensitive plant

    340(pp) Mimosa pigra – catclaw mimosa

    346(qq) Nassella trichotoma – serrated tussock

    352(rr) Neyraudia reynaudiana – Burma reed

    358(ss) Nymphoides cristata 361 362crested floating heart

    365(tt) Nymphoides peltata 368 369yellow floating heart

    372(uu) Opuntia aurantiaca – jointed prickly pear

    379(vv) Oryza longistaminata – red rice

    385(ww) Oryza punctata – red rice

    391(xx) Oryza rufipogon – wild red rice

    398(yy) Paederia cruddasiana – sewer-vine

    403(zz) Paederia foetida – skunk-vine

    408(aaa) Paspalum scrobiculatum – Kodomillet

    413(bbb) Pennisetum clandestinum – Kikuyu grass

    419(ccc) Pennisetum macrourum – African feathergrass

    425(ddd) Pennisetum pedicellatum – Kyasuma grass

    431(eee) Pennisetum polystachyon – missiongrass, thin napiergrass

    438(fff) Prosopis spp.

    441(ggg) Pueraria montana – kudzu

    446(hhh) Rhodomyrtus tomentosa – downy myrtle

    452(iii) Rottboellia cochinchinensis – itchgrass

    457(jjj) Rubus fruticosus – bramble blackberry

    463(kkk) Rubus molluccanus – wild raspberry

    469(lll) Saccharum spontaneum – wild sugarcane

    475(mmm) Salsola vermiculata – wormleaf salsola

    481(nnn) Sapium sebiferum – Chinese tallow tree

    488(ooo) Scaevola taccada – beach naupaka

    494(ppp) Schinus terebinthifolius – Brazilian pepper-tree

    500(qqq) Setaria pallidefusca – cattail grass

    506(rrr) Solanum tampicense – wetland nightshade

    512(sss) Solanum torvum – turkeyberry

    517(ttt) Solanum viarum – tropical soda apple

    524(uuu) Tridax procumbens – coat buttons

    530(vvv) Urochloa panicoides – liverseed grass

    536Rulemaking Authority 538570.07539(23), 540581.031(4), 541(5) 542FS. Law Implemented 545581.031(4), 546(5), (6), 548581.083, 549581.091 FS. 551History–New 7-27-93, Amended 2-28-94, 6-30-96, 7-7-99, 10-1-06, 7-29-13, 7-21-14, 12-25-16.