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Re: Any redeeming value to Poison Oak?

Subject: Re: Any redeeming value to Poison Oak?
Author: snapperblue
Date: 6/18/2007 10:19 am
Views: 5310
Status: Approved
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Poison ivy challenges my commitment to maintenance of native biodiversity. I have heard two ecological arguments in favor of poison ivy: (1) birds eat the seeds (thereby spreading the plant, incidentally); (2) it stabilizes sand and reduces erosion by wind.
As far as I know, nothing is dependent solely on this species. Other plants fill the same ecological roles.

Any redeeming value to Poison (Approved)Marla Olszewski6/15/2007 7:20 pm
  Re: Any redeeming value to Poi (Approved)snapperblue6/18/2007 10:19 am