The root of leafy spurge can grow to depths of up to 25 feet! This allows it a huge competative advantage over native grasses and forbs.
One salt cedar plant can drink up to 200 gallons of water per day, which can lower water tables, impact fisheries and reduce available water for irrigation.
Sulfur cinqefoil is quickly invading and establishing in much of Western Montana, look for it in meadows, roadsides, rangelands, forested areas and disturbed sites.
While out hunting, be sure that you "Come Clean. Leave Clean." Help stop the spread of invasive species such as noxious weeds!
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.”
Need help with Weed Identification?
Stop Invasive Species in your Tracks
Montana Weed Seed Free Forage Program