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Old 11-04-2009, 11:03 PM   #1
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New invasive plant emerges
BY Betty Jespersen
Staff Writer Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

New invasive plant emerges
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Those eye-catching, tall, magenta-colored perennials growing near ditches, along lakes and in wetlands may be pretty enough for a fall wild flower bouquet.

Don't even think about it, say plant experts....
The tendency of man's nature to good is like the tendency of water to flow downwards.

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Old 11-04-2009, 11:41 PM   #2
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"New invasive plant emerges"... they're talking about PL. New invasive plant emerges??? Where have they been?
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Old 11-05-2009, 01:07 AM   #3
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I thought that was strange too. A lot of people are aware of it up there (it sticks out like a sore thumb), and have been for a few decades that I know of. Just someone at a small town paper, asleep at the wheel. Our small town daily paper here does a good job covering "green news" as they call it, especially on their website, but once in a while you can tell they were in a rush or just weren't paying attention.
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Old 11-05-2009, 08:14 AM   #4
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yeah HUH???? NEW plant emerges? I don't think so! Purple Loosestrife has been all over New England for years. Well, at least they are raising awareness about invasive species.
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