With the confirmation of several new invasive grass species in Wyoming this summer, we thought we would put together a hand one-page (front and back) field identification guide for some of our most prevalent or most concerning invasive grasses in the state. We hope you find it useful.
Category: Weed ID
A new publication from the University of Wyoming Extension is now available! The Wyoming Weed Watchlist Field Guide is designed to enhance prevention and early detection efforts of weeds not yet widely established in Wyoming. It was developed by students enrolled in the University of Wyoming’s Invasive Plant Ecology course of fall semester 2010. Each weed profile […]
Interested to learn about invasive plants, insects and aquatic nuisance species in Wyoming and surrounding areas? Attend the Detect-Assess-Respond Training in Cheyenne at Laramie County Community College August 23rd. Click here for more information!
How many weed species do you see here? Comment and let us know.
dame’s rocket (Hesperis matronalis) As I was driving through the Wind River Canyon this week, I saw showy purple flowers along the roadside. I stopped to take a closer look and found dame’s rocket moving out of what appeared to be a flower bed, across the road, and down toward the river. The species […]