From the Topics in the Subtropics blog :: March 4, 2020
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So I've gotten a few calls lately about this vine with a big green pod that is growing in lemon trees. What is done with it and how do you get rid of it?
Araujia sericifera, cruel vine, moth plant, bladderflower is an escaped ornamental that has become an invasive weed in California. Yes, a pretty vine brought into the garden – “poor man's stephanotis” - and it's gotten out...
- Author: Thomas Getts
Back in 2017, I wrote a brief blog about myrtle spurge being present in Lassen County. Myrtle spurge was evaluated by CDFA and determined to warrant being placed on the A list of noxious weeds here in California. Recently, a local landowner asked me where he could find a list of noxious weeds within the state. This landowner was specifically interested in myrtle spurge, but wanted to know what other species he should be on the lookout for.
Since moving to California, when folks have asked me about noxious weeds I have sent them straight to the source. The