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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


Telephone: 0300 060 1112