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Mediterranean Sage

Mediterranean sage (Salvia aethiopis) is native to the Mediterranean and North Africa. It is believe to have been introduced to North America in contaminated alfalfa seed. 339 more words


Local watersheds get state funding to battle weeds; ODA denies 1 request 

Malheur and Owyhee watershed councils each had grant requests approved to pay for ongoing noxious weed control by the Oregon State Weed Board, however one request was denied. 53 more words

Ontario Argus Observer

Register now for free classes on noxious weeds being offered this spring

If you are interested in learning to identify and control noxious weeds and other invasive plants (or just to freshen up your skills), then we have the classes for you!  354 more words

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Milk Thistle

Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) is a biennial or winter annual native to Europe and Asia that has been naturalized throughout the world, including much of North America. 429 more words



As pretty as these flowers are, the Lantana camara (also known as Tick-berry) has long been declared a noxious weed in South Africa. The flowers are attractive to butterflies and the purple-black berries are relished by birds – the latter are responsible for dispersing the seeds far and wide. 113 more words

Alien Vegetation

Hated weeds, take 3

Last week, I asked What might be called “the scourge of Gaiety Hollow”? It was less than 12 hours before someone guessed correctly:

Aegopodium podagraria… 540 more words

Gaiety Hollow

Spanish Broom

Spanish broom (Spartium junceum) has pea-like flowers as described in my previous post (“Pea Flower Arrangement” 11-20-17). Spanish broom is the only species in its genus, … 455 more words