DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Action of Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Committee; Addition of Noxious Weeds to Controlled Plants and Noxious Weed List
[49 Pa.B. 7091]
[Saturday, November 30, 2019]
A meeting of the Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Committee (Committee) was held on October 24, 2019, at the Department of Agriculture, 2301 North Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
A Sunshine Notice regarding the meeting was published at 49 Pa.B. 5965 (October 12, 2019).
The purpose of the meeting was to consider the addition of eight plants to the noxious weed list as authorized under 3 Pa.C.S. § 1511(b)(3)(ii) (relating to designation of noxious weeds and controlled plants).
A quorum of the Committee was present at the meeting. After a presentation by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Department of Agriculture (Department), the acknowledgement of written public comments received and a discussion of the Committee, the Committee voted to approve the following weeds for addition to the noxious weed list.
• Brazilian waterweed (Egeria densa) as a Class A noxious weed
• Water soldier (Stratiotes aloides) as a Class C noxious weed
• Parrot feather (Myriophyllum aquaticum) as a Class B noxious weed
• Yellow floating heart (Nymphoides peltata) as a Class A noxious weed
• Wild parsnip (Pastinaca sativa) (*except for non-wild cultivated varieties) as a Class B noxious weed
Under the authority and requirements of § 1511(b)(3)(iv), the Department hereby publishes the addition of Brazilian waterweed, Water soldier, Parrot feather, Yellow floating heart and Wild parsnip to the noxious weed list.
The addition of the previously listed plants to the controlled plants and noxious weeds list will become effective 60 days from publication of this notice.
RUSSELL C. REDDING,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 19-1779. Filed for public inspection November 27, 2019, 9:00 a.m.]
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