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Take a walk, remove an invasive plant

The fields of bastard cabbage around Austin might seem too daunting to remove, but Joan Singh, Parks Grounds Manager for the Austin Parks and Recreation Department, has a suggestion. If you’re using a park like Mabel Davis anyway, take a … Continue reading

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Native wildflowers smothered in yellow

There’s a pretty plant blooming all over Austin, but don’t be fooled by its good looks. Underneath its veil of yellow flowers is a killer. An invasive plant called Rapistrum rugosum (aka bastard cabbage, turnip weed or Mediterranean mustard) has taken … Continue reading

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