Noxious weeds continue to be a big problem in Summit County. Some of these plants may look nice, but they are harming the ecosystem. One of these is Dyer’s Woad. It is extremely invasive. The seeds have chemicals that inhibit germination and growth of other plants giving it a competitive edge. It is not toxic, but most animals will not eat it.

Dyer's Woad

The Summit County Weed Department has several resources on Noxious Weeds. The offer free equipment rental and sell weed killer at wholesale prices.

  • Noxious Weed List
  • Weed Identification Book