Re: plants that are invasive Sharing seeds to people that need them
- buckthrons In Austrlia also, it's very bad here. also Honey suckle.
you can go down the bike trails, and each buckthron tree grows feet from each other.
As a matter of fact I got a ticket
for pulling buckthorn, and honeysuckle out of the ground
since the roots don't go that deep, and you can rock them back, and forth.
I just figguered some plants might be overtaken by invasive species, but on another continent they might have some to replenish the dwindling numbers.
--- In email@example.com, Dux <swampwitch@...> wrote:
> Havent hard of any 'buckthorn' running riot in Australia.
> We have many South African and European species going beserk, but none
> that are enadngered in their continent of origin..
> However feel free to send our Eucalyptus back, they'll only cause you
> bushfire grief.
> Francis S wrote:
> > I am wondering if having a abundant supply of buckthorn seeds could
> > benift people in Britan, or if seeds that run rampant in Australia
> > could help places In North America where they are considered Endangered?
> > I don't know much about invasive plants,
> > I know without having Natural competitor's diseases pests etc.
> > they thrive against Native plants
> > I have read that they take up light a different way (UV rays etc.,)
> > (a study showed that plays a part in being invasive also.)
> > This is not a offer , I am just wondering,
> > becuase you hear about endangered plants.