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Invasive Species of the Day Series (March 10th): Palmer Amaranth & Nutria

National Invasive Species Awareness Week: March 3rd – March 8th March 10th: Palmer Amaranth (Palmer amaranth) & Nutria (Myocastor coypus):   Image courtesy of University of Illinois Extension Palmer Amaranth: Palmer Amaranth, a type of pigweed, is invading the Southeast.  It is a very troublesome weed for us because it is fast growing, produces a …

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