For the last workday of the fall semester, volunteers removed a number of invasive woody plants, including: Tree Tobacco (Nicotiana glauca) This South American native was introduced to California about 100 years as a landscape plant. It produces the poisonous alkaloid anabasine and is very toxic to both humans and wildlife. Tree Tobacco is drought […]
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Because the BFS ‘Neck’ is long and skinny, with a lot of “edge” relative to its area, non-native ornamental plants have entered the Neck from adjacent yards, and at last Saturday’s workday, volunteers removed a number of these invading plants from the lower part of the Neck. One target was a sizeable stand of Century […]