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Re: CULT: nutgrass control

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: CULT: nutgrass control
  • From: "Walter A. Moores" <wam2@Ra.MsState.Edu>
  • Date: Mon, 15 Sep 1997 06:28:31 -0600 (MDT)

On Sun, 14 Sep 1997, J. Michael, Celia or Ben Storey wrote:

> Greetings, everyone.
> The Central Arkansas Iris Society's State Capitol display beds have been
> infested with nutgrass so long every weeding seems merely to spread the
> stuff around. Saturday while a group of us tried in vain to collect root
> fragments, one former Depression child popped a nutgrass "nut" in her mouth
> and ate it. This lady said she's eaten nutgrass nuts all her life, as did
> everyone in the farming community where she grew up. Some ate the nuts
> "raw," some dried them for winter or boiled them like peanuts, and some
> people prepared the greens as a fried salad.
> Was she handing us a line? Is it really OK to eat nutgrass?
> I have a dream!
> celia
> storey@aristotle.net
> Little Rock ... still dry as a bone but at least the temp's coming down.
	My goodness, Celia, that's what homemade Grape Nuts cereal is
made from!


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