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Witchweed Eradication Project


NC Counties Currently Infested With Witchweed (2006)

green box graphic Infested Areas


green dot graphic Infested Fields

North Carolina Counties

Witchweed Infested Field Acreage by County in North Carolina (December, 2014)

County

No. of Farms

No. of Fields

Infested Acres

Bladen

36
57
551.10

Cumberland

35
43
325.60

Pender

1
2
8.50

Robeson

14
19
232.50

Sampson

4
4
16.60

Total

90
125
1134.30

South Carolina Counties

Witchweed Infested Acreage by County in South Carolina (December, 2011)

County

No. of Farms

No. of Fields

Infested Acres

Horry

8

10

80.9

Marion

9

11

57.8

Total

17

21

138.7


The Witchweed Eradication Project is a cooperative project of the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, S.C. Department of Plant Industry and U.S. Department of Agriculture, APHIS, PPQ.

 

 

Bridget Lassiter, PhD - - Weed Specialist
Mailing Address: NCDA&CS Plant Protection Section
1060 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1060
Physical Address: 216 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27603
Phone: (919) 707-3749; FAX: (919) 733-1041