It may look sweet, but don't be fooled

A seemingly innocent plant bearing delicate white flowers could change the landscape of the Arctic.  That’s what biologists worry about when they consider the inroads made by white sweet clover in the past couple of years in Alaska.  The plant, blooming now along a roadside near you, could eventually spread down the state’s river systems, pushing out native plants and causing degradation of local fish and wildlife.

Ellen Lockyer, APRN – Anchorage

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