Acroptilon repens - Asteraceae Family - Creeping perennial
Prevention (Prev) Monitor and destroy new plants before seed production.
Mechanical (Mech) Hand pulling, digging, cutting, mowing and tilling.
Cultural (Cult) Biological control agents, livestock grazing, and revegetation practices.
Chemical (Chem) Selective herbicides based on the plant and the specific location. Check our weed fact sheets for specific control information.
Russian knapweed: flowers
Russian knapweed: foliage
Russian knapweed: flowers and foliage
Russian knapweed: flower
Russian knapweed: infestation
Russian knapweed: going to seed
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