02 NCAC 48A .1702 NOXIOUS WEEDS

(a) Class A Noxious Weeds. The North Carolina Board of Agriculture hereby establishes the following list of Class A Noxious Weeds:

(1) All weeds listed in 7 C.F.R. 360.200 which is hereby incorporated by reference including subsequent amendments and editions. A full list of Federal Noxious Weeds may be found at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_07/7cfr360_07.html;

(2) Elodea, African Lagarosiphon spp. (all species);

(3) Fern, Water Salvinia spp. (all except S. minima);

(4) Floating Heart, Crested Nymhoides cristata;

(5) Floating Heart, Yellow Nymphoides peltata;

(6) Stonecrop, Swamp Crassula helmsii;

(7) Water-chestnut Trappa spp.; and

(8) Water Snowflake Nymphoides indica.

(b) Class B Noxious Weeds. The North Carolina Board of Agriculture hereby establishes the following list of Class B Noxious Weeds:

(1) Bushkiller Cayratia japonica Thunb.;

(2) Fieldcress, Yellow Rorippa sylvestris (L.) Bess.;

(3) Lythrum Any Lythrum species not native to North Carolina;

(4) Mile-a-Minute Persicaria perfoliata (L.) H. Gross;

(5) Puncturevine Tribulus terrestris L.;

(6) Thistle, Canada Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop.;

(7) Thistle, Musk Carduus nutans L.;

(8) Thistle, Plumeless Carduus acanthoides L.;

(9) Vitex, Beach Vitex rotundifolia L.f.;

(10) Watermilfoil, Eurasian Myriophyllum spicatum L.; and

(11) Waterprimrose, Uruguay Ludwigia hexapetala (Hook & Arn.) Zardini, Gu & Raven.

(c) Class C Noxious Weeds. The North Carolina Board of Agriculture hereby establishes the following list of Class C Noxious Weeds: Bittersweet, Oriental - Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 106-420;

Eff. December 1, 1991;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2011; February 1, 2009; April 1, 2003; February 1, 1996; June 1, 1994.