Deep In The Weeds


Invasive Plants and Fire-February 2019

February 04, 2019

Invasive plants are non-native species that have been introduced intentionally or accidently. Once established, these plants are harmful in many different ways and cause numerous problems that vary depending on the species, location, land use, and desirable vegetation. The negative impacts can..

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Invasive Plants and Fire: A Preview

January 18, 2019

 

Invasive plants are non-native species that have been introduced intentionally or accidently. Once established, these plants are harmful in many different ways. Invasive plants cause numerous problems that vary depending on the species, location, land use and desirable vegetation. The negative..

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Broomsedge-January 2019

January 07, 2019

Broomsedge (Andropogon virginicus L.) is an invasive perennial weed found throughout the Southeastern United States. It has a clumped growth habit, abundant seed production, and favors acidic soils. Leaves often have soft hairs at the base with flattened sheaths that turn straw colored upon..

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Italian Ryegrass-December 2018

November 30, 2018

Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) is one of the most problematic winter weeds of roadside vegetation.  Ryegrass establishes from seed in the fall when soil temperatures drop below 70° F. 

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Johnsongrass-November 2018

November 15, 2018

Johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense) is a warm-season perennial weed found near roadsides, rights-of-way, row crops, parks, and industrial sites.  Populations may germinate from seed in spring after overwintering in the soil.  However, Johnsongrass primarily emerges from dormant rhizomes in areas..

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