Weed ID Contest

Congratulations to Logan Harris in Smithers for correctly identifying December's Weed on the Web as Brown Knapweed (Centaurea jacea). Due to varying descriptions of habitat for Brown Knapweed, my description caused some confusion - my apologies. Stay tuned for more mystery Weeds on the Web!

Previous Weed on the Web Answers and Winners 

November 2016 - Hemp Nettle (Galeopsis tetrahit), Angel Robbestad in Prince George

October 2016 - Wild caraway (Carum carvi), Lana Schulli in Prince George

September 2016 - Marsh Plume Thistle (Cirsium palustre), Laura Courtenay in Prince George

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