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Re: CULT: Nutgrass and Nihilator

  • Subject: Re: [iris-talk] CULT: Nutgrass and Nihilator
  • From: doris1434@aol.com
  • Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2001 16:02:54 EDT

In a message dated 9/18/2001 12:00:18 PM Mountain Daylight Time, 
wshear@hsc.edu writes:

> We get massive incursions of sedge out here in Tucson, it starts of as a
> > plant who first shoots look like a ground-matting mimosa (if that makes 
> any
> > sense to you).  Left to grow it wil spread out as ground cover and 
> eventually
> > form thorns.  It mats out in a circulars pattern.  The leaves are fernlike
> > with a red tinge.  You've got to pull it as soon as you see it because it
> > grows very fast, like crazy!
> 
> Given that description, it can't be sedge, which is grassy.  Are you talking
> about what we used to call "goat heads" around Albuquerque, or possibly
> sand-burs?  With fernlike leaves, it can't be a sedge or grass.
> 
> When I read the description of sedge, I thought, "Nope. . sounds exactly 
> like those damn goat-heads" . .  those nasty little things can puncture 
> shoe soles and tires! Fortunately they are not deep rooted and if pulled 
> before they flower, they are easily controled.
> 
Doris Elevier, El Paso, TX Zone 7, AHS 9-10 Hot and dry. Rainfall so far this 
year -1.35 inches. (Up to nearly 3 inches as of this writing)!


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