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[[File:Kochia scoparia (8161733508).jpg‎‎|thumb|right|300px|Young Kochia shoots]]
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[[File:Kochia scoparia (8161733508).jpg‎‎|thumb|right|300px|Young Kochia shoots]][[File:Kochia.jpg|thumb|right|300px|Healthy stand of Kochia at the [[Free Box]] June 21, 2016]]
 
'''Kochia''', ''Bassia scoparia,'' is an [[invasive weed]] which widely infests disturbed ground in Crestone. It is a [[tumbleweed]] which spreads rapidly. Stands, or windblown piles of Kochia are a fire hazard. Due to their oily seeds they burn hot. Kochia is not a [[noxious weed]] as defined by the Colorado Department of Agriculture.
 
'''Kochia''', ''Bassia scoparia,'' is an [[invasive weed]] which widely infests disturbed ground in Crestone. It is a [[tumbleweed]] which spreads rapidly. Stands, or windblown piles of Kochia are a fire hazard. Due to their oily seeds they burn hot. Kochia is not a [[noxious weed]] as defined by the Colorado Department of Agriculture.
  

Latest revision as of 12:02, 21 June 2016

Young Kochia shoots
Healthy stand of Kochia at the Free Box June 21, 2016

Kochia, Bassia scoparia, is an invasive weed which widely infests disturbed ground in Crestone. It is a tumbleweed which spreads rapidly. Stands, or windblown piles of Kochia are a fire hazard. Due to their oily seeds they burn hot. Kochia is not a noxious weed as defined by the Colorado Department of Agriculture.

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