• 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

  • 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

  • Spotted knapweed infestations occur in all 56 counties in the state of Montana.
    Rob Routledge, Sault College, 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 Vidéki, 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.”

History

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
Shantell.Frame@montana.edu

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