Category II noxious weeds have recently been introduced into the state or are rapidly spreading from their current infestation sites. These weeds are capable of rapid spread and invasion of lands, rendering lands unfit for beneficial uses. Management criteria include awareness and education, monitoring and containment of known infestations and eradication where possible.
Noxious Weed Species Common Name
Purple Loosestrife or lythrum
Lythrum salicaria, L virgatum and any hybrid crosses thereof