Weed of the Month

houndstongue flower
houndstongue seed

July 2017


Houndstongue is an invasive biennial weed that reproduces by seed. The seeds are in four nutlets that are covered with barbed hooks.

It can be controlled by removing the plants including the top 2-6 inches of the taproot. Any plants with flowers or seeds should be bagged and disposed of.

Fact Sheet

houndstongue plant