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

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Black Knapweed

Black knapweed

Class B Designate

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Blueweed

Blueweed

Class B Designate

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Bohemian Knotweed

Bohemian knotweed

Class B Designate

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Brazilian Elodea

Brazilian elodea

Class B Designate

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Brown Knapweed

Brown knapweed

Class B Designate

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Butterfly Bush

Butterfly bush

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Camelthorn

Camelthorn

Class B Designate

Present in Franklin County

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Common Bugloss

Common bugloss

Class B Designate

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Common Fennel

 Common fennel

Class B Designate

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Common Reed

Common reed

Class B Designate

Present in Franklin County

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Dalmatian Toadflax

Dalmatian toadflax

Class B Designate

Present in Franklin County

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Diffuse Knapweed

Diffuse knapweed

Present in Franklin County

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Eurasian Watermilfoil

Eurasian watermilfoil

Present in Franklin County

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European Coltsfoot

European coltsfoot

Class B Designate

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Fanwort

Fanwort

Class B Designate

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Garden Loosestrife

Garden loosestrife

Class B Designate

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Giant Knotweed

Giant knothead

Class B Designate

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Gorse

Gorse

Class B Designate

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Grass-leaved Arrowhead

Grass-leaved arrowhead

Class B Designate

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Hairy Willowherb

Hairy willow-herb

Present in Franklin County

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Hawkweed Oxtongue

Hawkweed oxtongue

Class B Designate

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Hawkweed, orange

Orange hawkweed

Class B Designate

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Hawkweeds: all non-natives of meadow subgenus

Hawkweeds: non-natives of meadow subgenus

Class B Designate

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Hawkweeds: all non-natives of wall subgenus

Hawkweeds: non-natives of wall subgenus

Class B Designate

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Herb-Robert

Herb-Robert

Class B Designate

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Himalayan Knotweed

Himalayan knotweed

Class B Designate

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Hoary Alyssum

Hoary alyssum

Class B Designate

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Houndstongue

Houndstongue

Class B Designate

Present in Franklin County

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Indigobush

Indigobush

Present in Franklin County

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Japanese Knotweed

Japanese knotweed

Class B Designate

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Kochia

Kochia

Class B Designate

Present in Franklin County

Weed in Transition

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Lesser Celendine

Less Celendine

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Malta Starthistle

Malta starthistle

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Meadow Knapweed

Meadow knapweed

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Musk Thistle

Musk thistle

Class B Designate

Present in Franklin County

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Parrotfeather

Parrotfeather

Class B Designate

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Perennial Pepperweed

Perennial pepperweed

Present in Franklin County

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Plumeless Thistle

Plumeless thistle

Class B Designate

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Poison Hemlock

Poison hemlock

Present in Franklin County

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Policeman's Helmet

Policeman's helmet

Class B Designate

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Puncturevine

Puncturevine

Present in Franklin County

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Purple Loosestrife

Purple loosestrife

Present in Franklin County

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Ravenna Grass

Ravenna grass

Class B Designate

Present in Franklin County

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Rush Skeletonweed

Rush skeletonweed

Present in Franklin County

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Russian Knapweed

Russian knapweed

Present in Franklin County

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Saltcedar

Saltcedar

Present in Franklin County

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Scotch Broom

Scotch broom

Class B Designate

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Scotch Thistle

Scotch thistle

Present in Franklin County

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Shiny Geranium

Shiny geranium

Class B Designate

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Spotted Knapweed

Spotted knapweed

Class B Designate

Present in Franklin County

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Spurge Flax

Spurge flax

Class B Designate

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Spurge Laurel

Spurge laurel

Class B Designate

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Spurge, leafy

Leafy spurge

Class B Designate

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