Gardentalk – Orange hawkweed

Orange hawkweed flower (Creative Commons photo by Michael Shephard/USDA Forest Service)
Orange hawkweed flower (Creative Commons photo by Michael Shephard/USDA Forest Service)

UAF Cooperative Extension Service Agent Darren Snyder provides a primer on orange hawkweed, an invasive perennial that has gained a foothold in the Juneau area. Snyder tells how to identify the plant and its runners, and he has some ideas on mechanical and chemical methods of removal.

Gardentalk is a seasonal feature that airs during KTOO’s Morning Edition during the Thursday 7:44 a.m. newscast. This segment aired June 18.

Related link:
USDA fact sheet on orange hawkweed

 

Orange hawkweed (Creative Commons photo by Michael Shephard/USDA Forest Service)
Orange hawkweed (Creative Commons photo by Michael Shephard/USDA Forest Service)
Like what you just read? KTOO news stories are member supported. Support your community news source today. Donate to KTOO.
Site notifications
Update notification options
Subscribe to notifications