Missouri

The State of Missouri has designated twelve weed species as noxious. The term noxious refers to the weed's ability to cause economic harm to the state's agriculture industry and to the high level of difficulty associated with controlling or eradicating the species.
- Missouri Dept. of Agriculture

State Contacts

Tim Banek

Invasive Species Coordinator
tim.banek@mdc.mo.gov
Ph: 573-522-4115 ext. 3371

Top Reported Species

  • Garlic mustard: 102
  • Amur honeysuckle: 74
  • Brown marmorated stink bug: 57
  • Reed canarygrass: 43
  • Hophornbeam: 14
  • Japanese stiltgrass: 13
  • Oriental bittersweet: 13
  • Chinese lespedeza: 12
  • Moneywort: 11
  • Phragmites (Invasive): 10