• Russian knapweed is one of three species of knapweed that occurs in Montana; the other species are spotted and diffuse knapweed.
    Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org

  • 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 Vid├ęki, Doronicum Kft., Bugwood.org

  • The blooms of oxeye daisy are similar to that of capers and are often marinated and eaten, however this species is a Priority 2B state listed noxious weed in the state of Montana.
    David Stephens, Bugwood.org

  • 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

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...

Read more


Shantell Frame-Martin
Montana Noxious Weed Education Campaign Coordinator
(406) 444-9491

Stay Connected

Follow us on Facebook

In the News