RE: native North American aroids
When the person sells you Pistia.... He/She is breaking the law....
Pistia is on the Federal Noxious Weed List and is against the law to sell
or distribute it.... It is not against the law to have it but is... to
>Those of you in Florida will probably have a good laugh when you learn
>that they charge us between $3 and $5 for Pistia here on Long Island. The
>same holds true for water hyacinths.
>These tolerate our ponds for the summer and then roll over dead at the
>first sign of cold weather.
>You'll laugh further still to hear that I'm keeping one Pistia alive in my
>kitchen so that I can save a couple bucks next summer (plus it's a
>souvenir of a Florida trip anyway).
Dewey E. Fisk, Plant Nut
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