Perry's Perennial Pages, Perennial Arcade Quiz

Weed Names

Most know weeds by their common names.  Can you match the genus to each?  Answers follow below.
You may wish to check out the crossword puzzle on this topic, and weed photos.
1. bedstraw a. Arctium
2. burdock b. Galium
3. lambsquarters c. Glechoma
4. ground ivy d. Chenopodium
5. dock e. Stellaria
6. dandelion f. Rumex
7. Japanese knotweed g. Taraxacum
8. chickweed h. Polygonum
9. purslane i. Plantago
10. plantain j. Portulaca


1. b
2. a
3. d
4. c
5. f
6. g
7. h
8. e
9. j
10. i

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