Common local weed used in WWII to make lifejackets
October 14, 2021
The October 4 issue of this newspaper contained a special section with information about the undesirable weeds which are commonly found in this area. While weeds may have objectionable traits, weeds also have positive features.
Farmers hate henbit because it comes on early in the spring and saps the moisture their crop will need. But forget about the moisture loss and enjoy the appearance of a field blanketed in purple flowers.
In the spring, dandelions can give a yard a beautiful golden yellow color.
Wild roses bloom along the edges of limestone roads where you would think it impossible...
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