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Weeds in natural areas

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SCIENTIFIC NAME Common name Family
Cabomba caroliniana Fanwort Cabombaceae
Cakile maritima Sea rocket Brassicaceae
Capsella bursa-pastoris Shepherd’s-purse Brassicaceae
Cardaria chalepensis Lens-podded whitetop Brassicaceae
Cardaria draba Hoary cress or whitetop Brassicaceae
Cardaria pubescens Hairy whitetop Brassicaceae
Carduus acanthoides Plumeless thistle Asteraceae
Carduus nutans Musk thistle Asteraceae
Carduus pycnocephalus Italian thistle Asteraceae
Carduus tenuiflorus Slenderflower thistle Asteraceae
Carpobrotus edulis Hottentot fig or iceplant Aizoaceae
Carthamus lanatus Woolly distaff thistle Asteraceae
Carum carvi Common caraway Apiaceae
Catalpa bignonioides Catalpa Bignoniaceae
Cenchrus spp. Sandburs Poaceae
Centaurea calcitrapa Purple starthistle Asteraceae
Centaurea debeauxii Meadow knapweed Asteraceae
Centaurea diffusa Diffuse knapweed Asteraceae
Centaurea iberica Iberian starthistle Asteraceae
Centaurea melitensis Malta starthistle or tocalote Asteraceae
Centaurea solstitialis Yellow starthistle
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Asteraceae
Centaurea stoebe Spotted knapweed Asteraceae
Centaurea virgata ssp. squarrosa Squarrose knapweed Asteraceae
Ceratocephala testiculata Bur buttercup Ranunculaceae
Ceratophyllum demersum Coontail Ceratophyllaceae
Chara spp. Chara Characeae
Chenopodium album Common lambsquarter Chenopodiaceae
Chenopodium berlandieri Netseed lambsquarter Chenopodiaceae
Chondrilla juncea Rush skeletonweed Asteraceae
Chorispora tenella Blue mustard Brassicaceae
Chrysanthemum coronarium Crowndaisy Asteraceae
Chrysothamnus nauseosus Rabbitbrush Asteraceae
Cichorium intybus Chicory Asteraceae
Cirsium arvense Canada thistle Asteraceae
Cirsium vulgare Bull thistle Asteraceae
Clematis vitalba Old-man’s-beard Ranunculaceae
Conium maculatum Poison-hemlock Apiaceae
Convolvulus arvensis Field bindweed Convolvulaceae
Conyza bonariensis Hairy fleabane Asteraceae
Conyza canadensis Horseweed Asteraceae
Cortaderia jubata Jubatagrass
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Poaceae
Cortaderia selloana Pampasgrass
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Poaceae
Cotoneaster spp. Cotoneasters Rosaceae
Cotula australis Southern brassbuttons Asteraceae
Cotula coronopifolia Brassbuttons Asteraceae
Crataegus monogyna English hawthorn Rosaceae
Crocosmia x crocosmiflora Crocosmia or Montbretia Iridaceae
Crupina vulgaris Common crupina Asteraceae
Cuscuta japonica Japanese or giant dodder Cuscutaceae
Cynara cardunculus Artichoke thistle Asteraceae
Cynodon dactylon Bermudagrass Poaceae
Cynoglossum officinale Houndstongue Boraginaceae
Cynosurus echinatus Hedgehog dogtailgrass Poaceae
Cytisus scoparius Scotch broom Fabaceae
Dactylis glomerata Orchardgrass Poaceae
Daucus carota Wild carrot Apiaceae
Delairea odorata Cape-ivy Asteraceae
Descurainia sophia Flixweed or tansymustard Brassicaceae
Digitalis purpurea Foxglove Scrophulariaceae
Dipsacus fullonum Common teasel Dipsacaceae
Dipsacus laciniatus Cutleaf teasel Dipsacaceae
Dipsacus sativus Fuller’s teasel Dipsacaceae
Dittrichia graveolens Stinkwort Asteraceae