P. Rodney Thompson
Director


Address:

 

829 South Coleman
Tooele, UT 84074

Telephone Number:


Main: (435) 843-3204

 

Hours:

7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday - Thursday
Except Holidays
Closed Fridays

Weed Control Division - Noxious Weeds



Houndstongue

Growth Habit:
Biennial, spread by seed. Rosettes is formed on ground 1st year, flowering stalks elongate 2nd year.

Leaves:
Velvety to touch. Basal - broad, lance shaped. Upper - narrower, pointed, clasping stem.

Stems:
Heavy, erect, usually branced above, to 3 feet tall.

Flowers:
Dark red, rarely white, 1/4" diameter in clusters.

Roots:
Taproot.

Seeds:
Fruit consists of 4 flattened bur-like nutlets, each 1/4" long with short barbed appendages

Other:
Burs attach to hair and fur of animals and are easily transported.
Houndstongue

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Tooele County | 47 South Main Street | Tooele, UT 84074 | Telephone: (435) 843-3100