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Hoary cress is not currently found in Pratt County, but is actively growing in Northeastern Kansas. It is a perennial that reproduces by rhizomes, extensive root system and seeds.
The plant grows up to 2 feet tall and have many white flowers with four petals, and each flower is clustered into groups.
Cultural control methods have not yet been developed and there are no approved biological control methods.
Chemical control of Hoary Cress includes:
For more information regarding this noxious weed you can either contact our office, or the County Weed Directors Association of Kansas, or go to the Kansas Department of Agriculture Noxious Weed Control Website.