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Look-alike Guides

Sometimes it can be difficult to tell the difference between an invasive plant and other look-alike plants. Here are some guides to help you tell these plants apart, so you can control the invasive plants on your property!


Note: These guides serve to be a starting point in helping your identification of this plant. Plants can look different at various lifestages, and further efforts should be taken to ensure proper identification, especially for toxic plants.

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Look-alike - Yellow Flag Iris vs Cattail/Bullrush


Look-alike - Giant Hogweed & Commonly Mistaken Plants

More graphics coming soon!