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Common Weeds in Gunnison County

Though aggressive and abundant, some locally problematic weeds are not mandated for control by the Upper Gunnison Watershed Weed Management Plan. Nonetheless, many can be extremely invasive and have very negative economic and ecological impacts if left uncontrolled by property owners. To learn about the identification and control of these commonly occurring weeds in Gunnison County, select plant names from the menu below.

Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense)

Identification, biology and control of Canada thistle

Cirsium arvense
Learn about weeds that are included on the Gunnison County Noxious Weeds List.

More Weed Management Resources

Range and Pasture Weed Management
Weed Management for Small Rural Acreages
Guide to Poisonous Plants
Broadleaf Weed Control in Lawns
Control of Annual Weedy Grasses in Lawns