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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Chapter 317. Regulations for the Enforcement of the Noxious Weeds Law
10/18/2018

2VAC5-317-20. Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 Noxious Weeds.

A. The following plants are hereby declared Tier 1 noxious weeds:

1. Salvinia molesta, Giant salvinia.

2. Solanum viarum, Tropical soda apple.

3. Heracleum mantegazzianum, Giant hogweed.

B. The following plants are hereby declared Tier 2 noxious weeds:

1. Imperata cylindrica, Cogon grass.

2. Lythrum salicaria, Purple loosestrife.

3. Ipomoea aquatica, Water spinach.

4. Vitex rotundifolia, Beach vitex.

5. Oplismenus hirtellus spp. undulatifolius, Wavyleaf basketgrass.

C. No plant is hereby declared a Tier 3 noxious weed.

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-802 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 31, Issue 09, eff. January 29, 2015; amended, Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 04, eff. November 30, 2017.

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