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General Notice To Control Noxious Weeds

 Notice is hereby given this 23 day of May, 2011, pursuant to the Utah
Noxious Weed Act, Section 7, to every person who owns or controls land
in Emery County, Utah, that noxious weeds standing, being, or growing
on such land shall be controlled and the spread of same prevented by
effective cutting, tillage, cropping, pasturing, or treating with
chemicals or other effective methods, or combination thereof, approved
by County Weed supervisor, as often as may be required to prevent the
weed from blooming and maturing seeds, or spreading by root, root
stalks or other means.

 Upon failure to comply with this notice, the owner or person in
possession of property upon which noxious weeds are present shall be
deemed negligent and enforce control measures may be imposed at the
discretion of county authorities.  Expenses of control measures
employed by the county shall be paid directly by the owner or person
in possession of the property, or shall constitute a lien on property
and become collectible by taxes.

 There are hereby designated three classes of noxious weeds in the
state: Class A (EDRR) Class B (Control) and Class C (Containment).


Class A: Early Detection Rapid Response (EDRR) Declared noxious weeds
not native to the State of Utah that pose a serious threat to the
state and should be considered as a very high priority.

 Blackhenbane  Hyoseyamus niger (L.)
 Diffused Knapweed Centaurea diffuse (Lam.)
 Leafy Spurge  Euphorbia esula L.
 Medusahead  Taeniatherum caput-mesusae
 Oxeye daisy  Chrysanthemum leucanthemum
 Perennial Sorghum spp. Including but not limited to 
 Johnson Grass (Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers. and 
 Sorghum Almum (sorghum Almum, Parodi).
 Purple Loosestrife Lythrum salicaria L.
 Spotted Knapweed Centaurea maculosa Lam.
 St. Johnsworts Hypericum perforatum L.
 Sulfur cinquefoil Potentilla recta L.
 Yellow Starthistle Centaurea solstitialis L.
 Yellow Toadflax Linaria vulgaris Mill.

Class B: (Control) Declared noxious weed not native to the State of
Utah, that pose a threat to the state and should be considered a high
priority for control.

 Bermudagrass Cynodon dactylon (L.)   Pers
 Broadleaved Peppergrass Lepidium latifolium L.(Tall Whitetop)
 Dalmation Toadflax Linaria dalmatica (L.)  Mill
 Dyers Woad  Cardaria spp.
 Hoary cress   Cardaria spp. (Whitetop)
 Musk Thistle  Carduus nutans L.
 Poison Hemlock Conium maculatum L.
 Russian Knapweed Centaurea  repens L.
 Scotch Thistle Onopordium acanthium L. 
   (Cotton Thistle)
 Squarrrose Knapweed Centaurea virgata Lam. spp Squarrosa

Class C: (Containment) Declared noxious weeds not native to the state
of Utah that are widely spread but pose a threat to the agricultural
industry and agricultural products with a focus on stopping expansion.

 Field Bindweed Convolvuluss spp. (Wild Morning-glory)
 Canada Thistle Cirsium arvense (L.)  Scop.
 Houndstounge Cynoglossum officianale L.
 Saltcedar  Tamarix ramosissima ledeb.
 Quackgrass  Agropyron repens (L.) 

* Bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon) shall not be a noxious weed in
Washington County and shall not be subject to the provisions of the
Utah Noxious Weed Law within the boundaries of that county.  It shall
be a noxious weed throughout all other areas of the State of Utah and
shall be subject to the laws therein.

 For Questions Call Emery County Weed and Mosquito Department
Published in the Emery County Progress May 31, 2011.

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