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  • From: Deb Schneider <>
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  • Subject: Re: [nafex] Elaeagnus angustifolia
  • Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:45:30 -0400

I've thought that myself. Except for the fact that the dairy goats like to
eat it, the stuff is an AWFUL pest plant that spreads horribly on our
farm. Berries are boring tasting too.


On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 1:00 PM, Robert Stanton

> Just out of curiosity, does anyone on this list consider the invasive
> potential of the plants they use? I dedicate a significant portion of my
> time to removing autumn and Russian olive from landscapes here in the
> midwest, and it's always disheartening to hear others actively planting
> more of what needs to be removed to maintain diverse natural plant
> communities.
> Robert
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