Noxious Weeds

Notice is hereby given this 12th day of February, 2015 Pursuant to the Utah Noxious Weed Act, Section 7, to every person who owns or controls lands in Grand 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 methods, or combination methods, or combination thereof, approved by the 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 persons in possession of property upon which noxious weeds are present shall be deemed negligent and enforced 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 the property and become collectible by taxes.

The following are declared noxious weeds for the State of Utah and the County of Grand:
Black Henbane
Canada thistle
Dalmatian toadflax
Diffuse knapweed
Dyers woad
Field bindweed (Wild Morning Glory)
Hoary cress
Cynodon dactylon
Hyoscyamus niger
Cirsium avense
Linaria dalmatica
Centaurea diffusa
Isatis tinctoria L.
Convolvulus arvensis
Cardaria Spp.
Cynoglossum officinale
Perennial sorghum spp. Including but not limited to Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense (L.)Pers.) and Sorghum almum (Sorghum almum,Parodi).
Leafy spurge
Musk thistle
Oxeye daisy
Perenniaal pepperweed
Poison hemlock
Purple loosestrife    
Russian knapweed 
Russian olive 
Salt cedar 
Scotch thistle 
Spotted knapweed  
Squarrose knapweed  
St. John’s wort  
Sulfur cinquefoil 
Yellow Starthistle
Yellow toadflax    
Euphorbia esula
Taeniatherum caput-medusae
Carduus nutans
Chrysanthemum leucanthemum
Lepidium latifolium
Conium maculatum
Lythrum salicaria
Agropyron repens
Centaurea repens
Elaeagnus angustifolia
Tamarix ramosissima
Onopordum acanthium
Centaurea maculosa
Centaurea squarrosa  
Hypericum perforatum
Potentilla recta
Centaurea solstitialis
Linaria vulgaris 
** Bermudagrass shall not be a noxious weed in Washington County and shall not be subject to provisions of the Utah Noxious Weed Act within the boundaries of the county.

Published in the Times Independent, Moab, Utah, February 12, 2015.