Posts Tagged: invasive species
During California Invasive Species Action Week (June 2 – June 10), we highlighted several...
If you've got a great recipe for invasive brown garden snail, the webiste Eat the Invaders wants to know! Don't bring snails and other animals into California for food. That's how the brown garden snail ended up here in the 1850's. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
If you've got a great recipe for wild fennel, the website Eat the Invaders wants to know. Wild fennel is listed as moderately invasive by the California Invasive Plant Council (CAL-IPC). It came from southern Europe and the Mediterranean where it is used as a spice. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso, UC Davis)
Himalaya blackberry is listed as very invasive by the Invasive Plant Council (CAL-IPC). Unfortunately eating the fruit won't prevent it from spreading since it also roots from stem nodes. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso, UC Davis)
The red imported fire ant, or RIFA for short, is no ordinary red ant. This invasive pest lives up...
White pustules from red imported fire ant sting. (Credit: Texas Agricultural Extension Service)
Southern fire ant fire ant worker with red head and thorax and dark abdomen. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Shot hole borers are tiny insects the size of a sesame seed that don't look particularly harmful,...