Asteraceae (Sunflower family)
Class B Noxious Weed
Control or Containment Required
Rush skeletonweed is a highly competitive and aggressive noxious weed that is found in most parts of Franklin County. It was first reported in the United States near Spokane, WA in 1938. It is a deep-rooted, perennial forb that poses a serious threat to wheat farming since it spreads from undeveloped areas into crop fields. This weed thrives in sandy textured or rocky soils, along roadsides, in rangeland, pastures, CRP, and grain fields.
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