The state of Vermont has a noxious weed quarantine that regulates the importation, movement, sale, pocession, cultivation and/or distribution of certain noxious weeds.
Noxious weeds are plants in any stage of development, including parasitic plants whose
presence whether direct or indirect, is detrimental to the environment, crops or other desirable plants,
livestock, land, or other property, or is injurious to the public health.
“Class A Noxious Weeds” are any noxious weeds on the Federal Noxious Weed List (7 C.F.R.
360.200), or any noxious weed that is not native to the State, not currently known to occur in the
State, and poses a serious threat to the State.
“Class B Noxious Weeds” are any noxious weeds that are not native to the state, is of limited
distribution statewide, and poses a serious threat to the State, or any other designated noxious weed
being managed to reduce its occurrence and impact in the State.