Whatcom County Noxious Weed
Changes to 2014 Whatcom County Weed List Two new species have been added to the 2014 Whatcom County Noxious Weed List. One species, Lesser Celandine, has been added to the Class "B" list and Nonnative Cattail species have been added to the Class "C" list. The target species for enforcement in 2014 will be Tansy Ragwort, Spotted Knapweed, Purple Loosestrife and Giant Hogweed. Surveying and notification emphasis will be placed on Lesser Celandine.
For information on the various classes of weeds, see the Weed Classification page.
The Noxious Weed List is updated annually and is provided here in Adobe
Acrobat portable document format (PDF). You will need the
Acrobat Reader installed on your computer, available free
On the county weed list, noxious weeds identified with an asterisk
(*) receive the highest priority for education, surveying
and enforcement activities by the Whatcom County Noxious
Prohibited Plant List
The Prohibited Plant List contains the names of those plants for which it is illegal to transport, buy, sell, offer for sale, intentionally transplant or distribute plants or any plant parts within the state of Washington.