Noxious Weeds Facts and Information

You must have heard before that someone say to you that you cannot plant something simply because it is an invasive plant. That is true that even though it is a beautiful wildflower it could be a problem and thus see more about what a noxious weed really is.

These plants are also defined as injurious to its regions and could be detrimental to livestock, crops and so on. A noxious plant is usually invasive and described as a pest even while you might not realized it when looking at a glorious meadow, but it will crowd out all other species. Each state and country also have their own list of what is noxious and what is allowed. Even though various plants and flowers make it to a noxious list there are wildflowers among the lists too. Look at some of the top wildflowers that are prohibited by most states.

Ox-eye Daisy – Chrysanthemum leucanthemum is prohibited in many states including West Virginia, Wyoming, Washington, Ohio, Montana, Missouri, Kansas, Indiana, Illinois and Colorado too. Even though many love this common flower found along many roadsides you should avoid and instead plant a Wild Shasta Daisy which is not prohibited anywhere.

Dame’s Rocket – Hesperis Matronalis is loved but prohibited in many states as it is very

aggressive and invasive especially in the northern Midwest and Colorado

Queen Anne’s lace- Daucus Carota is known in England as the Wild Carrot is a pest in most states in the US.

Baby’s Breath -Gypsophila paniculata is the poisonous version of the elegans and often is the two flowers confused with one another.

Cornflower – centaura cyanus is prohibited in North Carolina but even though gorgeous terribly invasive in the southeast thus prohibited. It is popular among gardeners and found in gardens to.