Class B Noxious Weeds

 Non-native, high priority, of varying distribution. Classified by the state for control in regions where they are not widespread. Where already abundant, control is decided at the local level. 

Some species are Class B Designate weeds, which require stricter controls. 

Annual Bugloss

Annual bugloss

Class B Designate

Black Knapweed

Black knapweed

Class B Designate

Blueweed

Blueweed

Class B Designate

Bohemian Knotweed

Bohemian knotweed

Class B Designate

Brazilian Elodea

Brazilian elodea

Class B Designate

Brown Knapweed

Brown knapweed

Class B Designate

Butterfly Bush

Butterfly bush

Camelthorn

Camelthorn

Class B Designate

Present in Franklin County

Common Bugloss

Common bugloss

Class B Designate

Common Fennel

 Common fennel

Class B Designate

Common Reed

Common reed

Class B Designate

Present in Franklin County

Dalmatian Toadflax

Dalmatian toadflax

Class B Designate

Present in Franklin County

Diffuse Knapweed

Diffuse knapweed

Present in Franklin County

Eurasian Watermilfoil

Eurasian watermilfoil

Present in Franklin County

European Coltsfoot

European coltsfoot

Class B Designate

Fanwort

Fanwort

Class B Designate

Garden Loosestrife

Garden loosestrife

Class B Designate

Giant Knotweed

Giant knothead

Class B Designate

Gorse

Gorse

Class B Designate

Grass-leaved Arrowhead

Grass-leaved arrowhead

Class B Designate

Hairy Willowherb

Hairy willow-herb

Present in Franklin County

Hawkweed Oxtongue

Hawkweed oxtongue

Class B Designate

Hawkweed, orange

Orange hawkweed

Class B Designate

Hawkweeds: all non-natives of meadow subgenus

Hawkweeds: non-natives of meadow subgenus

Class B Designate

Hawkweeds: all non-natives of wall subgenus

Hawkweeds: non-natives of wall subgenus

Class B Designate

Herb-Robert

Herb-Robert

Class B Designate

Himalayan Knotweed

Himalayan knotweed

Class B Designate

Hoary Alyssum

Hoary alyssum

Class B Designate

Houndstongue

Houndstongue

Class B Designate

Present in Franklin County

Indigobush

Indigobush

Present in Franklin County

Japanese Knotweed

Japanese knotweed

Class B Designate

Kochia

Kochia

Class B Designate

Present in Franklin County

Weed in Transition

Lesser Celendine

Less Celendine

Malta Starthistle

Malta starthistle

Meadow Knapweed

Meadow knapweed

Musk Thistle

Musk thistle

Class B Designate

Present in Franklin County

Parrotfeather

Parrotfeather

Class B Designate

Perennial Pepperweed

Perennial pepperweed

Present in Franklin County

Plumeless Thistle

Plumeless thistle

Class B Designate

Poison Hemlock

Poison hemlock

Present in Franklin County

Policeman's Helmet

Policeman's helmet

Class B Designate

Puncturevine

Puncturevine

Present in Franklin County

Purple Loosestrife

Purple loosestrife

Present in Franklin County

Ravenna Grass

Ravenna grass

Class B Designate

Present in Franklin County

Rush Skeletonweed

Rush skeletonweed

Present in Franklin County

Russian Knapweed

Russian knapweed

Present in Franklin County

Saltcedar

Saltcedar

Present in Franklin County

Scotch Broom

Scotch broom

Class B Designate

Scotch Thistle

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Present in Franklin County

Shiny Geranium

Shiny geranium

Class B Designate

Spotted Knapweed

Spotted knapweed

Class B Designate

Present in Franklin County

Spurge Flax

Spurge flax

Class B Designate

Spurge Laurel

Spurge laurel

Class B Designate

Spurge, leafy

Leafy spurge

Class B Designate