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Scotch broom buster

Posted: Friday, Aug 16th, 2013

Jewel Ann North trudges down Mercer Lake Road, north of Florence, looking for signs of Scotch broom.

When Jewel Ann North moved to Florence in 2004, she wasn’t overly enamored with Scotch broom, “a scraggly green plant” that didn’t look like much except when covered in small yellow blooms.

“You can’t help but notice it. It’s everywhere,” said the trim 69-year-old.

Once she learned it is a fire hazard and classified as a noxious weed, her dislike turned to downright hatred.

For the complete article see the 08-17-2013 issue.

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