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Washington State Weeds

White Cockle

Silene latifolia 

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Class: C
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 Why is it a noxious weed?

White cockle can be a serious problem in small grains, alfalfa, clover and grass seed fields. Its seeds are difficult to separate from commercially produced clover or alfalfa seed. White cockle is also problematic for Washington’s timothy growers.

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Visit Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board Here