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Category: Invasive Plants and Alley Weeds

Ragweed

GOLDENROD, RAGWEED AND MUGWORT GOLDENROD:┬áThe goldenrod’s blooming, so it must be fall. Goldenrod’s a lovely fall bloomer that’s gotten an

Clematis

VIRGIN’S BOWER AND THE ASIAN TWIN   Here’s a tale of two vines: a Great American and its Asian twin.

Burdock

A CURE FOR THE COMMON BURDOCK I used to think that tropical-looking burdock would be great as the star in

Smartweed

SMARTWEED: BE GRATEFUL IT’S PRETTY   Pink smartweed and white fall asters share the October sun, at the edge of

Ailanthus

AILANTHUS AND SUMAC   You came across a tree with long palm-like tropical leaves. What is it? In New England,