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1. Restricted noxious weed seeds for agricultural and vegetable seed, except for lawn and turf seed and mixtures thereof, shall be prohibited from sale for seeding purposes if the number per ounce or per pound of such noxious weed seed found exceeds the limitations allowed for each. Such weed seeds and limitations shall be:

Serrated tussock – Nassella trichotoma

2VAC5-390-20. Noxious weed seeds.

§ 3.2-4001 of the Code of Virginia.

Johnsongrass, Sorgrass and, Sorghum almum, and hybrids derived therefrom – Sorghum spp. – Perennial

**Bermudagrass, Giant bermudagrass

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This is a list of prohibited and restricted noxious weeds species commonly found in vegetable seed lots. This is not a list of all noxious weed species. For current state noxious weed seed regulations as legislated by the Federal Seed Act, see the Agricultural Marketing Service’s 2008 State Noxious-Weed Seed Requirements Recognized in the Administration of the Federal Seed Act publication.

This publication contains information about the various state labeling requirements and prohibitions of noxious-weed seeds and shows the botanical names and common names according to the law and regulations of the particular state in which the seed is noxious. It is the responsibility of seed dealers to know the requirements of state laws and the changes in those laws.

Common Prohibited and Restricted Noxious Weed Seeds

Published April 2, 2010

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