Common cordgrass identification and control
This Class A noxious weed is found in several counties in Washington State including Skagit and Snohomish County. It has been found on Vashon Island in King County but that population appears to have been eradicated. Control is required in King County. For more information on noxious weed regulations and definitions, see Noxious weed lists and laws.
Additional information on common cordgrass
What to do if you find this plant in King County, Washington
Please notify us if you see common 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 common 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 common cordgrass in order to help us and others locate new infestations in time to control them.
Report common cordgrass in King County, Washington
- Please notify us through our online infestation form
Locate common cordgrass in King County, Washington
- Use our interactive noxious weed map and search for common cordgrass