Russian Thistle is a non-native, annual plant with spines. It is commonly referr…

Russian Thistle is a non-native, annual plant with spines. It is commonly referred to as tumbleweed. This plant is a prolific seed producer; however, it doesn’t have a long seed life in the soil. So, control is possible, especially if there is good plant competition. For more information on this plant and others, go to www.weldweeds.org.