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Saltmeadow cordgrass identification and control: Spartina patens

Saltmeadow cordgrass identification and control

Spartina patens

Saltmeadow cordgrass plants

This Class A noxious weed has a limited distribution in Washington State and has not been found in King County. If it is found in King County, eradication would be required. For more information on noxious weed regulations and definitions, see Noxious weed lists and laws.

Additional information on saltmeadow cordgrass

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

Please notify us if you see saltmeadow cordgrass 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 saltmeadow cordgrass 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 saltmeadow cordgrass in order to help us and others locate new infestations in time to control them.

Saltmeadow cordgrass photos

saltmeadow cordgrass
saltmeadow cordgrass

Report saltmeadow cordgrass in King County, Washington

Locate saltmeadow cordgrass in King County, Washington

Related information

Related agencies

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).