2. Slitherin' snakeheads
3. Got crabs?
4. Super swine
5. Too many blooms
6. Bogus buckthorn
7. Argentine ants
8. Weed of a 1,000 leaves
9. Weed-beater success story
Common buckthorn Photo courtesy K.E. Bolin, National
Shrubby trees growing to 40 feet tall, can invade uplands (common
buckthorn). And wetlands (glossy buckthorn). Heavily invasive, tolerates sun or
heavy shade, leafs out early, stays green until late fall. Produces heavy crop of
seeds. Can dominate protected woodlands and wetlands.
Resprouts from roots if stem is cut; control
by poisoning or pulling.
Gadzooks! Got ants in your pants?