317.25  Teasel, multiflora rose, and purple loosestrife prohibited--exceptions.

A person shall not import, sell, offer for sale, or distribute teasel (Dipsacus) biennial, the multiflora rose (rosa multiflora), purple loosestrife (lythrum salicaria), purple loosestrife (lythrum virgatum), or seeds of them in any form in this state. However, this section does not prohibit the sale, offer for sale, or distribution of the multiflora rose (rosa multiflora) used for understock for either cultivated roses or ornamental shrubs in gardens. Any person violating the provisions of this section is subject to a fine of not exceeding one hundred dollars.

Section History: Early form

  [C75, 77, 79, 81, § 317.25]

Section History: Recent form

  89 Acts, ch 193, §1; 90 Acts, ch 1111, § 1; 91 Acts, ch 5, §1; 91 Acts, ch 258, §46; 2001 Acts, ch 91, §1

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