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November 23, 2014
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Plants behaving badly; Love that ‘ornamental’ plant? Not so fast, please

Garlic mustard is a biennial herb, one of the first to come up in the spring. Growing up to four feet tall, it’s a common invader of roadsides and forests.


[Special thanks to Jamie Myers and the NPS for service above and beyond the call of duty. Jamie has considerable experience combating invasive plant species growing along the Upper Delaware, specifically Japanese knotweed and purple loosestrife. Providing guidance and resources to private property owners and community groups alike, Jamie has served on the steering committee for the Delaware River Invasive Plant Partnership and, more recently, on the executive committee for the Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership.]