Nuisance Native Plants

Sometimes our native plants, such as poison ivy and sumac, can become nuisances. Learn to control them here.

Algae Control

This Aquagide shows you how to control algae in your Missouri pond. More

Black Locust Control

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Browse methods for controlling nuisance black locust trees in Missouri. More

Cattail and Water Primrose Control

This Aquaguide shows you how to control cattail and water primrose in your Missouri pond. More

Duckweed and Watermeal Control

This Aquaguide shows you how to control duckweed and watermeal in your Missouri pond. More

Floating Leaf Plant Control

This Aquaguide shows you how to control floating water plants such as water lily, water shield and American lotus in your Missouri pond. More

Gray Dogwood Control

Browse methods for controlling nuisance gray dogwood thickets in Missouri. More

Nuisance Aquatic Plant ID

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Learn to identify Missouri's nuisance water plants before you apply control measures. More

Osage Orange Control

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Browse methods for controlling nuisance osage orange in Missouri. More

Poison Ivy Control

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Browse methods for controlling poison ivy in Missouri. More

Sesbania Control

Browse methods for controlling nuisance sesbania in Missouri. More

Smooth Sumac Control

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Browse methods for controlling smooth sumac in Missouri. More

Submerged Plant Control

This Aquaguide shows you how to control submerged plants such as coontail, elodea, and naiad in your Missouri pond. More
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