Learning for Life: Hawkweed, the lovely orange menace

It’s blooming  time again for the invasive Orange Hawkweed plant that is spreading across the Kenai Peninsula changing habitats in its wake. This weed also has a yellow species that is found here on the Kenai and spreading quickly like it’s orange counterpart. You can learn more about this Noxious Weed from the Cooperative Extension Service free publication entitled “Orange Hawkweed.” Help to stop it’s spread by learning these plants biology and habits.

Your local Cooperative Extension Service is your year round resource for a variety of topics, visit us today at: http://www.uaf.edu/ces/districts/kenai/ to find this publication and more or stop by and see us in the Doors and Windows Building on K-Beach Road between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. We are “Learning for Life.”

Submitted by Janice Chumley, UAF Cooperative Extension Service, Research Technician

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