Federal Seed Act
Agricultural Marketing Service.
AMS enforces interstate commerce provisions of the Federal Seed Act (FSA) and provides seed testing service under the Agricultural Marketing Act. The FSA regulates the interstate shipment of agricultural and vegetable seeds. Includes the State Noxious-Weed Seed Requirements Recognized in the Administration of the Federal Seed Act (2015; PDF | 2 MB). This annually updated publication contains information about the various State
labeling requirements and prohibitions of noxious-weed seeds and shows the scientific
names and common names according to the law and regulations of the particular
State in which the seed is noxious (by State and Appendices - common and scientific name cross reference).
See also: Items
of Interest in Seed Control (publication for seed control officials and seed companies).
Noxious Weeds: INVADERS Database
USDA. Agricultural Research Service; University of Montana-Missoula.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Special Notes: Economic
Importance; Distribution; References; query by
State or Province (Canada)
Plant Health Directors
Plant Protection and Quarantine.
USDA. APHIS. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey. National Agricultural Pest Information System.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Organizations; Special Note: Includes all States
Hungry Pests - The Spread
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
Select one of the targeted pests to see what states are impacted. Or, see what states have a federal quarantine and which states are at greatest risk for the targeted pests. In addition to federal quarantines, state-level quarantines might apply, see State Summaries of Plant Protection Laws and Regulations (National Plant Board).
USDA. FS. Eastern Region.
Species of Concern; Special Note: Includes Eastern Region States
Threat Summary Viewer - Browse by Threat (State)
Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment
The Forest Threat Summary Viewer provides images, distribution maps, web links,
extension and state contact information, and brief
and detailed descriptions about specific forest threats
in the eastern U.S. Searchable by forest
threat or by State.
Note: Due to reductions in funding, the Forest Threat Summary Viewer is no longer being updated.
State Noxious Weed Reports - PLANTS Database
National Plant Data Center.
Species of Concern; Special Note: Includes State
Noxious Weed Lists and Federal
Noxious Weed List and Composite
list (summary of noxious status for all listed plants in the U.S.)
State-by-State Seasonal and Pandemic Flu Resources
DOC. NOAA. National Sea Grant Office.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Organizations; Special Note: Includes State Seagrant Programs
Species Lists by State - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database
DOI. USGS. Southeast Ecological Science Center.
Species of Concern; Special Note: State query for nonindigenous species
Contact Information for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regions
DOI. FWS. Division of Environmental Quality.
(Federal) Noxious Weeds Program
Plant Protection and Quarantine.
See also: Noxious
Weeds Program: Regulations and Noxious
Weed Regulations (Electronic Code of Federal
Regulations; Title 7: Agriculture, Part 360).
Fish & Wildlife
Service Aquatic Nuisance Species Coordinators
DOI. FWS. Fisheries and Habitat Conservation.
Contacts; Special Note: Includes contacts for U.S. regions
Laws and Regulations
National Plant Board.
Includes all States.