Posts tagged invasive plants
What are Invasive Species?

On Monday Bea Corra from Parkersburg shared a picture of a plant on our Facebook page wanting to know what type of plant it was and whether it was invasive or harmful.  I instantly had a flashback to August 2005 when I was studying Plant Taxonomy at Marshall University.  The plant (right) is Japanese Knotweed, an invasive species.  I also remember Dr. Evans’s advice for getting rid of it … “sell your house”.  This week, we’re going to take a look at what makes a plant invasive and some of the most common in our region.

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