MARION COUNTY WEED CONTROL DISTRICT
TARGET WEEDS FOR 2014(Click on thumbnails for larger photo)
False brome(Brachypodium sylvaticum)
Common gorse(Ulex europaeus)
Diffuse knapweed(Centaurea diffusa)
Meadow & spotted knapweed(Centaurea pratensis)
Garlic mustard(Alliaria petiolata)
Italian thistle(Carduus pycnocephalus)
Purple loosestrife(Lythrum salicaria)
Oblong Spurge(Euphorbia oblongata)
Rush skeletonweed(Chondrilla juncea)
Yellow starthistle(Centaurea solstitialis)
Educate and ControlThese weeds are present in the County, pose a significant threat, and are deemed controllable or eradicatable. Some of these weeds are prevalent in large infestations in the County. These large populations should be controlled or suppressed to prevent further spread.
Immediate Action/EradicateThese weeds are not yet known in the County but are likely to move in OR have been found only in small, scattered, localized infestations AND should be eradicated immediately upon discovery. Notification will occur immediately upon proper identification by MCWCD staff.
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