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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Notice to Destroy Weeds

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GENERAL NOTICE

TO DESTROY WEEDS

YOU ARE REQUIRED TO DESTROY

NOXIOUS WEEDS ON YOUR PROPERTY

            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN this 16th day of April,  2019, pursuant to the

Idaho Noxious Weed law Section 22-2401, Idaho Code, to every person who owns land in Minidoka County. Noxious weeds standing, being, or growing on such land shall be controlled or eradicated by cutting, tillage, cropping, pasturing, chemical treatment, or other effective methods, thereof, approved by the County Weed Superintendent as often as may be required to prevent weeds from blooming and maturing to seed or spreading by root, root stalks, or other means.

Upon failure to observe this notice, County Weed Control Superintendent, Reid Smith is required to proceed pursuant to the law and have the weeds destroyed by such methods as he finds necessary. The property owner incurs the expenses or it shall constitute a lien and be entered as a tax against the land and be collected as other real estate taxes are collected or by other means as provided by law.  The following weeds are hereby officially designated and published as being noxious.

Known infestation in Minidoka County include:

  • Canada thistle                         Poison hemlock                       Syrian beancaper
  • Scotch thistle                           Perennial sowthistle               Perennial pepperweed
  • Musk thistle                              Dyers woad                             Black henbane
  • Russian knapweed                  Field bindweed                       Purple loosestrife
  • Hoary cress (White top)         Leafy spurge                           Puncturevine
  • Diffuse knapweed                   Spotted knapweed                 Rush skeletonweed
  • Houndstongue                         White Bryony                         Salt Cedar

State Noxious Weeds not known in Minidoka County include:

  • Buffalobur                             Jointed goatgrass                   Toothed spurge
  • Matgrass                                Tansy ragwort                        Johnsongrass
  • Eurasian Watermilfoil          Orange hawkweed                 Yellow toadflax
  • Dalamation toadflax             Skeletonleaf burasage           Common crupina
  • Milium                                    Meadow hawkweed               Meadow knapweed
  • Silverleaf nightshade            Yellow starthistle                    Scotch broom
  • Brazilian elodea                     Mediterranean sage               Squarrose knapweed
  • Giant Hogweed                     Oxeye daisy                            Tall hawkweed
  • Hoary alyssum                      Parrotfeather                           Vipers bugloss
  • Hydrilla                                  Plumeless thistle                     Water hyacinth
  • Bohemian  knotweed           Policeman’s Helmet                Yellow devil hawkweed
  • Giant knotweed                    Small bugloss                          Japanese knotweed

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