GENERAL NOTICE TO CONTROL NOXIOUS WEEDS
Notice is hereby given this 25 Day of April 2012, 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,
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.
Dalmation Toadflax Linaria dalmatica (L.) Mill
Dyers Woad Cardaria spp.
Hoary cress Cardaria spp.
Musk Thistle Carduus nutans L.
Poison Hemlock Conium maculatum L.
Russian Knapweed Centaurea repens L.
Scotch Thistle Onopordium acanthium L.
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.
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 noxiouos 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 1, 2012.
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