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Invasive Species B/C

Post by Jaol » August 30th, 2015, 5:58 pm

Let's start this up again!!!
Whoever gets to this first can post, because as of now I can't add attachments...
Yay for 2016 season!

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Re: Invasive Species Question Marathon

Post by Magikarpmaster629 » August 30th, 2015, 6:01 pm

Jaol wrote:Let's start this up again!!!
Whoever gets to this first can post, because as of now I can't add attachments...
Yay for 2016 season!
Can we get a mod to re-title this topic "Invasive Species B/C"?

EDIT: Thank you
[img]http://www.invasive.org/eastern/images/1536x1024/0002156.jpg[/img]
1. Identify its genus, species, and common name
2. Where did it come from, and where in the US is it invasive to?
3. What measures have been taken to control it?
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Re: Invasive Species Question Marathon

Post by pikachu4919 » August 30th, 2015, 6:57 pm

Magikarpmaster629 wrote:
Jaol wrote:Let's start this up again!!!
Whoever gets to this first can post, because as of now I can't add attachments...
Yay for 2016 season!
Can we get a mod to re-title this topic "Invasive Species B/C"?

EDIT: Thank you
[img]http://www.invasive.org/eastern/images/1536x1024/0002156.jpg[/img]
1. Identify its genus, species, and common name
2. Where did it come from, and where in the US is it invasive to?
3. What measures have been taken to control it?
1. [i]Pueraria montana[/i], Kudzu
2. Came from Asia, invasive to particularly the southeastern U.S.
3. herbicides, burning, mowing, grazing (bringing in leaf-eating beetles is apparently unsafe)
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Re: Invasive Species B/C

Post by Magikarpmaster629 » August 30th, 2015, 7:11 pm

Yep, your turn
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Re: Invasive Species B/C

Post by pikachu4919 » September 3rd, 2015, 5:43 pm

Ah, #tbt to the good ol' Forestry days...

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Identify the following:
1. Scientific Name
2. The most common nickname for it
3. Where it's from
4. Three native trees one could possibly mistake it for
5. Why it's considered invasive
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Re: Invasive Species B/C

Post by Fluorine » September 3rd, 2015, 6:04 pm

pikachu4919 wrote:Ah, #tbt to the good ol' Forestry days...

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Identify the following:
1. Scientific Name
2. The most common nickname for it
3. Where it's from
4. Three native trees one could possibly mistake it for
5. Why it's considered invasive
1. Alianthus altissima 
2. Tree-of Heaven
3. Northeast and central China as well as Taiwan
4. (No clue)    
5.Vigorous growing tree and prolific seeder that creates dense monocultures that displace native species. (Note: can also be considered allelopathic)
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Re: Invasive Species B/C

Post by pikachu4919 » September 5th, 2015, 4:21 pm

Fluorine wrote:
pikachu4919 wrote:Ah, #tbt to the good ol' Forestry days...

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Identify the following:
1. Scientific Name
2. The most common nickname for it
3. Where it's from
4. Three native trees one could possibly mistake it for
5. Why it's considered invasive
1. Alianthus altissima 
2. Tree-of Heaven
3. Northeast and central China as well as Taiwan
4. (No clue)  :roll:  
5.Vigorous growing tree and prolific seeder that creates dense monocultures that displace native species. (Note: can also be considered allelopathic)
Answer #4?...hmm K
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Re: Invasive Species B/C

Post by Fluorine » September 5th, 2015, 4:57 pm

I could just google it, but I prefer to admit that you stumped me.

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Re: Invasive Species B/C

Post by pikachu4919 » September 6th, 2015, 4:36 pm

Fluorine wrote:I could just google it, but I prefer to admit that you stumped me.
*sigh* alright.
some include sumac, ash, black walnut, and hickory
But go ahead and post the next one! ;)
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Re: Invasive Species B/C

Post by Fluorine » September 6th, 2015, 6:26 pm

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1. Common and scientific name
2. Indigenous to what area?
3. What does this organism consume in large amounts?
4. Impacts of this species on an aquatic environment?
5. Possible control methods
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