Plant Industry - Musk Thistle

Musk Thistle (Carduus nutans L.)  
"Class B" State Noxious Weed

NC Map With Quarantined Musk Thistle Counties Indicated
Red dot to denote quarantine areas

Denotes quarantine area


Movement of the noxious weed Musk Thistle or other regulated articles from quarantine areas is prohibited except under certificate or permit. Certificates or permits may be obtained from an NCDA&CS Plant Protection Specialist in your area or by contacting the Plant Protection Section at 1-800-206-9333.