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 Post subject: Invasive alien: Chick weed (Ageratum sp)
Unread postPosted: Tue Sep 12, 2006 1:47 am 
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Here's my next batch of KNP blommies — all mysteries to me :wink:
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Unread postPosted: Thu Sep 14, 2006 3:08 pm 
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3) Ageratum sp. Either A. conyzoides (most likely) or A. houstonianum. Both are alien weeds from the Northern Hemisphere.

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Unread postPosted: Thu Sep 14, 2006 3:39 pm 
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Very interesting that #3 is an alien, so I was right to be surprised to see it there. There was quite a lot of it in that spot along the S3, so I hope the plant police will be out there removing it. I may be sentimental about jacarandas in Pretoria, but absolutely agree that KNP should be kept free of alien invaders!

Also, just curious, but what are "the involucral bracts"?? :?

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