Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 22, 2011

Yellow Star Thistle Plans To Conquer The World

Plants such as this Yellow Star Thistle are co...

Plants such as this Yellow Star Thistle are competing with native plants in Yosemite Image via Wikipedia

The Sacramento Bee  just ran a very to clever and funny article about the serious threat Yellow Star Thistle poses.  Most readers are probably aware that Yellow Star Thistle is a very invasive alien plant that threatens many native species.

Check out this very entertaining and educational story at:  Invasive yellow star thistle aims to take over the world – Sac Paws – sacbee.com.


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  1. I read that article this morning. Very nice. I knew that this was a problem but I didn’t realize that it was toxic to horses, and I didn’t know the magnitude of the water issue…

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