NOTE: Thank you to The Guardian for the article!
The first national ‘tree champion’ is charged with reversing the fortunes of the country’s woodlands and beleaguered urban trees
Extraordinary Emigrants: Ann became a symbol of the wrongs perpetrated against the dispossessed
NOTE 1: This plant is DANGEROUS! If you find any near your home or place of work call your state’s Dept. of Agriculture right away!!!
NOTE 2: Thank you to the National Geographic web site for the article!
The striking plant was brought to North America to decorate gardens and arboretums, but now officials are working to wipe it out.
They actually serve a very specific purpose