• 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

  • Houndstongue is a biennial plant that is capable of producing 2,000 seeds in its second year of life. After this plant sets seeds in the second year it dies.
    Mary Ellen (Mel) Harte, 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

  • 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

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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