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Phone: 913-715-8300

1800 W. Old Highway 56, Olathe, KS 66061

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Identifying Noxious Weeds

Identification and Information

Noxious weeds are plants that the Kansas Legislature has declared to have a negative impact on agriculture, public health, the environment or the economy.  The plants declared noxious by the State of Kansas are shown below.  For specific questions, please contact the Noxious Weed Director at 913-715-8358.

 

Bur ragweed

Bur ragweed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canada thistle

Canada thistle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Field bindweed

Field bindweed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hoary cress

Hoary cress

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Johnsongrass

Johnsongrass

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kudzu

Kudzu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leafy spurge

Leafy spurge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Musk thistle

Musk thistle

 

Pignut

Kudzu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quackgrass

Quackgrass

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Russian knapweed

Russian knapweed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sericea lespedeza

Sericea lespedeza