Putting the bite on flowering rush
During a time when invasive species news has been less than encouraging, finally a bright spot.
Officials working on eradicating flowering rush around area lakes say they just may finally have the weapon they need .... an herbicide called diquat.
The product has been around for 30 years, but experts just stumbled upon its effectiveness on flowering rush four years ago when they were treating a private residence on Curfman Lake.
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