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Column: Mystery Plant -- Wort’s new?
John Nelson
John Nelson
Every now and then, botanists go searching for plants in places which are not particularly pretty. Some of the most interesting plant sleuthing takes place in sites that are very disturbed, for whatever reason, and not the picture-postcards that most people like to show each other. Ditches, roadsides, post-fire burns, logging decks, and city dumps (yes, indeed) are among the kinds of places that often harbor some of the most interesting plant life.