Ginseng Management Program - Collecting Permit Details

Ginseng Management Program - Collecting Permit

General Info - Statewide Permit


Maryland license which allows a person to legally collect and harvest ginseng where permitted.


  • Valid from approval date

    until

  • - s

    Approval time

  • $2.00

    Application cost

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Agency/Contact

Permit Issuer - Information

Who issues the permit?

Department of Agriculture

Contact Information

Plant Protection and Weed Management

Email: ppwm.mda@maryland.gov

Tel: (410) 841-5920

Work hours:



Purpose

Why the Permit is required?


The ginseng management program protects American ginseng, Panax quinquefolius, from over harvesting while allowing diggers to collect wild and cultivated plants. 


Legal Authority

What laws and regulations give Department of Agriculture the legal authority to issue this approval?

 Title 15 Agriculture - 15.06.03.06 and 15.06.03.08