• Cyphocleonus achates is a root boring weevil that is used as a biological control agent on both spotted and diffuse knapweed in the state of Montana.
    Laura Parsons, University of Idaho, PSES, Bugwood.org

  • Dalmatian toadflax, a Priority 2B state listed noxious weed species in Montana is native to the Mediterranean region of the world and was introduced into the United States as an ornamental due to its showy yellow snapdragon like flowers.
    Utah State University Archive, Utah State University, Bugwood.org

  • 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

  • Blueweed is typically a biennial or short-lived perennial.  Plants normally flower in their second year, but environmental conditions may delay flowering until the plant is three to four years old.
    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.”

History

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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