This New Invasive Weed Is Set on
Taking Over Your Garden
Where has Japanese stiltgrass spread?
The invasive plant has spread into parts of southern Ontario, Canada, and the Eastern half of the U.S. south and west to Texas. Its seeds can attach to clothing and fur and can contaminate soil, bird seed, or even hay.
Why is stiltgrass bad?
Japanese stiltgrass aggressively pushes out native wildlife, disturbing bird nesting sites and other wildlife habitats due to the plant’s fast growth.
What can homeowners do to control Japanese stiltgrass?