Spotted knapweed infestations occur in all 56 counties in the state of Montana.Rob Routledge, Sault College, Bugwood.org
Canada thistle is difficult to control because it is a creeping perennial plant that reproduces through vegetative buds in its root system and from the seeds it produces each year.Bonsak Hammeraas, Bioforsk - Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research, Bugwood.org
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
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
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...