02 NCAC 48A .0402 INFECTED PINES
(a) All five‑leafed pines infected with white pine blister rust in North Carolina are hereby declared to be dangerous plants and are consequently subject to destruction by the Commissioner of Agriculture or authorized agents wherever found.
(b) No person shall knowingly and willfully keep upon his premises any five‑leafed pines infected with white pine blister rust, or permit such plants to mature seed or otherwise multiply upon his land.
History Note: Authority G.S. 106‑65.45; 106‑65.46; 106‑284.18; 106‑420;
Eff. January 1, 1985.