|Common Name:||Russian thistle|
|Method of Transportation:|
|Habitat/Range:||• reported in Prince George in 2007. • tends to prefer and cause problems in areas drier than central and northern BC but further assessment is needed|
• annual herb that grows 0.1 to 1.0 m tall
• stems ascending, solitary, freely branched
• leaves alternate, linear, erect, spiny at the tip, reduced upward but broadened at the base
• flowers pink; solitary or clustered flowers in axils of the spiny bracts
The province says an invasive fish - commonly sold as feed for other fish - has been found breeding in a tributary to the Fraser...
There are native milfoils in BC, but Eurasian water-milfoil is a concern in many parts of eastern Canada and the US, and has been found in...