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Title:Noxious and Selected Invasive Plant Populations along Illinois Toll Highway Rights-of-Way
Author(s):Taft, John B.; Handel, William C.; Jarvis, Janet L.; Murphy, Michael J.C.
Subject(s):invasive species
noxious species
Illinois toll highway authority
Abstract:The Illinois Toll Highway Authority (ITHA) requested a survey during 2010 for noxious and selected invasive plant species established in ITHA rights-of-way throughout the tollway system in northern and northeastern Illinois. The species of concern provided by the ITHA include all species on the Illinois Noxious Weeds list (Illinois Noxious Weed Law,Administrative Code 2002) and selected invasive species recognized by the Illinois Invasive Plant Species Council (IIPSC). These total 15 species and include annuals, biennials, and perennial forbs and grasses (Table 1). The survey goals were to locate and estimate population sizes of these species within tollway rights-of-way with a focus on moderate to major concentrations to assist in targeted control efforts.
Issue Date:2011-01-30
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey
Series/Report:Technical Report INHS 2011 (11)
Genre:Technical Report
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/38371
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Sponsor:Illinois Toll Highway Authority Grant/Contract No: 596616
Rights Information:This document is a product of the Illinois Natural History Survey, and has been selected and made available by the Illinois Natural History Survey and the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is intended solely for noncommercial research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2013-01-29


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