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


 

Hoary Cress (White Top)


Growth Habit:
Perennial herb, up to 24" tall, erect, becoming lodged with age.

Leaves:
Alternate, lance shaped, and slightly irregular, gray-green, base of upper leaves clasping stem.

Stems:
Stoutish, branched toward top.

Flowers:
Small, white, 4 petals; Numerous flower branches and dense flowers give plants a dense, white, flat topped appearance.

Roots:
Extensive horizontal and vertically, frequent shoots arising from root stocks.

Seeds:
Reddish-brown, granular, egg-shaped, contained in heart shaped pods.

Other:
Flowers early (April and May), reproduces by seeds, root stocks and creeping roots.
Quackgrass

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