• After blooming, the seed pods of leafy spurge dry out and burst expelling their seeds up to 15 feet away from the parent plant.
    Robert Vidéki, Doronicum Kft., Bugwood.org

  • Common tansy flowers are bright yellow daisy-like disks that lack rays and bloom from July-October.  When the leaves of common tansy are crushed they are strongly aromatic.
    Bonsak Hammeraas, Bioforsk, Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research

  • 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

  • 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

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.”


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

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