Invasive weed stinkwort, Dittrichia graveolen, can spread rapidly on overgrazed land, river and stream banks and roadsides.
UC Cooperative Extension experts are advocating for aggressive control of invasive stinkwort to prevent it from becoming an established California weed, reported the Sacramento Bee
. Joe DiTomaso
, UCCE specialist in the Department of Plant Sciences at UC Davis, said he believes CalTrans will have to treat stinkwort as an invasive of high and unique concern if it has any hope of controlling its spread.
Stinkwort made its first California appearance in 1994, but remained quite rare...