by Craig Burnside

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April 5, 2012
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Noxious weed could be growing in your neighborhood

If you live in the Ranchos, Chambers Field, Country Lane or Centerville areas you have probably run across this weed. It is Diffuse Knapweed and is a noxious weed as defined by Nevada Revised Statutes 555 and as such, must be controlled by residents.

Diffuse Knapweed is currently growing at the rosette stage (see photos).

The rosettes can frequently be found under dried up plants (see photo) from last year's growing season, but it is a highly competitive and aggressive plant that can form dense colonies wherever there is dry, well drained soil - pastures, overgrazed rangelands, croplands, uncultivated lands, …

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