Ventenata Added to Montana Noxious Weed List
July 30, 2019
Helena, Mont. – The Montana Department of Agriculture has updated its noxious weed list to include ventenata (Ventenata dubia). The Noxious Weed Listing Workgroup recommended adding ventenata to the Priority 2A list at its meeting on March 21, 2019. The amendment was adopted on June 21st, 2019. Priority 2A weeds are common in isolated areas in the State and require eradication or containment where less abundant. Management can be prioritized by the local weed districts.
“Ventenata is increasing at a faster rate than any invasive plant I have seen in Montana in the last 20 years,” sta...