Plant Profiles – At Our Borders

Limited Distribution – invasive plants occurring in neighbouring jurisdictions, but currently unknown within the RDOS. Goal – prevent the establishment and eradicate if located.

  1. Rush skeletonweed
  2. Yellow starthistle
  3. Common bugloss
  4. Perennial pepperweed
  5. Plumeless thistle
  6. Field scabious
  7. Other knapweed species (brown, black, meadow, bighead)
  8. Giant hogweed
  9. Crupina


The South Okanagan has many more invasive plant species than the ones listed above. Explore the many species lurking in your backyard by visiting the invasive plant websites listed on our Links page.

  1. Cheat grass