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Keep your eyes out for the invasive Saharan mustard

Saharan Mustard. Photo: © 2005 Michelle Cloud-Hughes

Saharan mustard is originally from the Mediterranean. It was introduced to California where it became a weed, particularly in the dryer parts of the state. Livestock can be poisoned by Saharan mustard if they are kept in fields that have little else...

Saharan Mustard Map from CalFlora
Saharan Mustard Map from CalFlora

Saharan Mustard Map from CalFlora

Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Tags: fire (2), invasive (46), poison (6), toxicity (1), weed (25)

Cheatgrass: How many impacts can one species have?

Dense cheatgrass seedlings in alfalfa/orchardgrass field

There was a post written a few months ago by Rebecca Ozeran entitled “A Tale of Two Grasses,” describing her experiences with cheatgrass and contrasting its characteristics with another invasive annual, medusahead. It was an excellently...

Posted on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 6:00 AM
Tags: cheatgrass (3), fire (2), Hay (1), invasive grass (5), Weeds (64)
 
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