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Houndstongue

Twin Falls County Weed Control Lead Michael Ottley and Roger Batt of the Idaho Weed Awareness Campaign look at Purple Starthistle

When the Houndstongue plant in bloom, the leaves do feel like a hounds tongue, with velcro-like seeds that can easily spread by sticking to animals and people.

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Tansy Ragwort

Chase Youngdahl, Bonner County Weed Superintendent, takes us outside of Sandpoint to tell us about Tansy Ragwort.

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2018 Idaho Weed Awareness Week

Invasive noxious weeds are a serious threat to Idaho’s economy, ecology and agriculture and cause an estimated $300 million annually in damages. Despite typically spending about $25 million every year to battle noxious weeds, Idaho is losing thousands of acres annually to the 67 varieties of noxious weeds officials have identified across the state.

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Noxious Weed Season Opens With Focus On Whitetop

If you have what seems to be an outgrowth of pretty white flowers that appear to be attractive ground cover vegetation growing on your property, you might want to think again.

State noxious weed officials say chances are way better than average that what you are actually seeing is an infestation of a particularly bad invasive, noxious weed known as Hoary Cress, which goes by its common name of Whitetop.

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