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  • A bright yellow flowering grass.
    Ragweed. Photo by Dan Neumann, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

    Ragweed, bane of noses, boon to wildlife

    May 29, 2009 | 2 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. Few plants are as reviled as ragweed, whose pollen carries the blame for the spring-time sinus suffering of thousands, if not millions, of Americans. Of course that just reflects our human bias. If you were a songbird, you might have different feelings. At least six different species of ragweed are found in the United States. They’re pioneer species - sun-loving plants that are the first to move in once an area has been cleared.  Learn more...

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