06 June 2019 |

Noxious weeds can reduce ecosystem function

Written by CSU Hort Agents
By Irene Shonle, Gilpin County Noxious weeds pose a growing threat to our general ecosystem.  These non-native plants  have a competitive advantage over our native plants because of the lack of insects and diseases that control them in their native countries, and they are spreading rapidly on both private and public lands.Oxeye daisy monoculture The reason this is such a problem is
By Irene Shonle, Gilpin County Noxious weeds pose a growing threat to our general ecosystem.  These non-native plants  have a competitive advantage over our native plants because of the lack of insects and diseases that control them in their native countries, and they are spreading rapidly on both private and public lands. Oxeye daisy monoculture The reason this is such a problem is

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