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Harmful weeds and invasive, non-native plants

Harmful weeds and invasive, non-native plants

There are a number of harmful weeds and non-native plants that are controlled by law. These include;

  • Common Ragwort
  • Spear Thistle
  • Creeping or Field Thistle
  • Broad-leaved Dock
  • Curled Dock
  • Japanese Knotweed
  • Giant Hogweed

The Council are not the enforcing or advisory body for this issue. Further information can be found on the government website or you can contact: 

Natural England
PO Box 2423
Reading
RG1 6WY

Email: cs.reading@naturalengland.org.uk (This will open in your email client)

Telephone: 0300 060 1112