TWO WEEDS ADDED TO FEDERAL NOXIOUS WEEDS LIST
October 19, 2009
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is amending the noxious weed regulations by adding Old World climbing fern (Lygodium microphyllum (Cavanilles) R. Brown) and maidenhair creeper (Lygodium flexuosum (Linnaeus) Swartz) to the list of terrestrial noxious weeds. This action is necessary to prevent the artificial spread of these noxious weeds into the United States.
This interim rule is published in today’s Oct. 19 Federal Register and becomes effective upon publication.
Consideration will be given to comments received on or before Dec. 18.
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