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Common bugloss identification and control: Anchusa officinalis

Common bugloss identification and control

Anchusa officinalis

common bugloss plant
This Class B noxious weed is found in several eastern Washington counties but is not established in King County. Control is required in King County. For more information on noxious weed regulations and definitions, see Noxious weed lists and laws.

Additional information on common bugloss

What to do if you find this plant in King County, Washington

Please notify us if you see common bugloss growing in King County. Our program staff can provide the property owner or appropriate public agency with site-specific advice on how best to remove it. Also, because common bugloss is not established in King County, we have an opportunity to stop it from spreading if we act quickly. We map all known locations of regulated noxious weeds such as common bugloss in order to help us and others locate new infestations in time to control them.

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common bugloss plant
common bugloss flower

Report common bugloss in King County, Washington

Locate common bugloss in King County, Washington

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Program offices are located at 201 S. Jackson St., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104. To contact staff, see the Noxious Weed Control Program Directory, send an email, or call 206-477-WEED (206-477-9333).