This Class A noxious weed has a limited distribution in Washington State and has not been found in King County. If it is found in King County, eradication would be required. For more information on noxious weed regulations and definitions, see Noxious weed lists and laws.
Additional information on saltmeadow cordgrass
What to do if you find this plant in King County, Washington
Please notify us if you see saltmeadow cordgrass growing in King County. Our program staff can provide the property owner or appropriate public agency with site-specific advice on how best to remove it. Also, because saltmeadow cordgrass is not established in King County, we have an opportunity to stop it from spreading if we act quickly. We map all known locations of regulated noxious weeds such as saltmeadow cordgrass in order to help us and others locate new infestations in time to control them.
Saltmeadow cordgrass photos - click thumbnail for larger image