• Orange hawkweed is a Priority 2A state listed noxious weed in the state of Montana. This species is difficult to control because of its ability to spread by rhizomatous or above ground ‘runners’ that start new plants.
    UAF Cooperative Extension Archive, University of Alaska - Fairbanks, Bugwood.org

  • Canada thistle is difficult to control because it is a creeping perennial plant that reproduces through vegetative buds in its root system and from the seeds it produces each year.
    Bonsak Hammeraas, Bioforsk - Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research, Bugwood.org

  • Houndstongue is a biennial plant that is capable of producing 2,000 seeds in its second year of life. After this plant sets seeds in the second year it dies.
    Mary Ellen (Mel) Harte, Bugwood.org

  • Blueweed, a recent new invader is a state listed noxious weed and only occurs in a few counties on the western side of the state of Montana.
    Bonsak Hammeraas, Bioforsk, Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research

Montana Noxious Weed Education Campaign (MTNWEC)

“To educate the people of Montana about the economic and environmental impacts of noxious weeds
while encouraging the public to participate in ecologically based integrated weed management.”

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Since its inception in 1995, the Montana Noxious Weed Education Campaign has tailored its mission toward educating the people...

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Shantell Frame-Martin
Montana Noxious Weed Education Campaign Coordinator
(406) 444-9491
Shantell.Frame@montana.edu

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