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Invasive species aren't limited to the water.  Noxious and invasive weeds can threaten the integrity of the ecological systems we rely on for clean water,

Noxious Weeds Listed for Becker County
  • 18 State Prohibited Noxious Weeds
    Prohibited noxious weeds must be eradicated or controlled as required in Minnesota statutes (more information)
    Eradicate List: 
    1. Yellow Starthistle Centaurea solstitialis L.
    2. Grecian Foxglove Digitalis lanata Ehrh
    3. Oriental Bittersweet Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb.
    4. Japanese Hops Humulus japonicas Siebold & Zucc.
    5. Dalmation Toadflax Linaria dalmatica (L.) Mill.
    6. Common Teasel Dispsacus fullonum L.
    7. Cut-leaved Teasel Dispsacus laciniatus L.
    8. Giant Hogweed Heracleum mantegazzianum
    Control List:
    1. Leafy Spurge Euphorbia esula (L.)
    2. Canada Thistle Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop.
    3. Musk Thistle Carduus nutans (L.)
    4. Plumeless Thistle Carduus acanthoides (L.)
    5. Garlic Mustard Alliaria petiolata (M. Bieb.) Cavara & Grande
    6. Purple Loosestrife Lythrum salicaria (L.)
    7. Wild Parsnip Pastinaca sativa L.
    8. Common Tansy Tanacetum vulgare L.
    9. Spotted Knapweed Centaurea stoebe L. ssp. Micranthos(Gugler) Hayek
    10. Narrowleaf Bittercress Cardamine impatiens L.
  • 3 State Restricted Noxious Weeds
    Restricted noxious weeds are prohibited from importation, sale, and transportation in the state except as provided by Minnesota Statutes (more information)
    1. Common/European Buckthorn Rhamnus cathartica (L.)
    2. Glossy Buckthorn (& all cultivars) Frangula alnus Mill.
    3. Multiflora Rose Rosa multiflora Thunb.
  • 1 State Specially Regulated Plant 
    1. Poison Ivy Toxicodendron radicans (L.) Kuntze
  • 1 State Non-Regulated Species of Concern
    1. Wild Carrot Daucus carota


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