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  1. page blueweed edited ... Common name(s): blueweed, blue thistle, blue devil, viper's bugloss, snake flower Origin: Nat…
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    Common name(s): blueweed, blue thistle, blue devil, viper's bugloss, snake flower
    Origin: Native.
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    Identification: Bright blue blossoms on the upper stems, gray nut like fruit in groups of four, rough hairy leaves, which are painful to tough, become smaller at the top of the plant as well as hairs on the stems that have dark swollen bases averaging in 0.3 - 0.8m tall.
    Characteristics: Invasive, in places such as pastures, roadsides and sandy soils. This weed drops many seeds which may contaminate crop seeds, acting as a alternative to host diseases. The rough seeds which fall can stick to clothing, animal fur, and feathers and be carried a distance away.
    What makes your weed successful? What gives it a competitve advantage? Be thorough... how plants adapt and survive in their environment are one of the things that make them interesting.)
    Habitat: This weed grows in low to mid elevations of British Columbia in the central and south central areas of the province and is a major concern in the Kootenay, Okanagan, Thompson, and Cariboo region.
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    minimum two years has been effective. Certainyears. Certain herbicides such
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    vary depending uponon the year.
    References: http://www.weedsbc.ca/weed_desc/blueweed.html
    http://www.agf.gov.bc.ca/cropprot/weedguid/blueweed.htm
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  2. page blueweed edited ... What makes your weed successful? What gives it a competitve advantage? Be thorough... how plan…
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    What makes your weed successful? What gives it a competitve advantage? Be thorough... how plants adapt and survive in their environment are one of the things that make them interesting.)
    Habitat: This weed grows in low to mid elevations of British Columbia in the central and south central areas of the province and is a major concern in the Kootenay, Okanagan, Thompson, and Cariboo region.
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    eradication recommendations: (UseAfter working in infested fields new blueweed infestations can be prevented by planting certified crop seed and cleaning up equipment. Hoeing, grubbing, or hand pulling small patches may be effective if repeated for several years or intense cultivation is repeated through the principles of IPM. Include at least one cultural, one biologicalgrowing season for a minimum two years has been effective. Certain herbicides such as Dicamba, 2,4-D, MCPA, and one chemicalpicloram have provided control method as described inbut repeated applications may be necessary, and control may vary depending upon the resources you have accessed. Be specific.)year.
    References: http://www.weedsbc.ca/weed_desc/blueweed.html
    http://www.agf.gov.bc.ca/cropprot/weedguid/blueweed.htm
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  3. page blueweed edited ... Common name(s): blueweed, blue thistle, blue devil, viper's bugloss, snake flower Origin: Nat…
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    Common name(s): blueweed, blue thistle, blue devil, viper's bugloss, snake flower
    Origin: Native.
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    rough hairy leaves thatleaves, which are painful to tough, become smaller
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    host diseases. The rough seeds which fall can stick to clothing, animal fur, and feathers and be carried a distance away.
    What makes
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    competitve advantage? How does it spread? Be thorough...
    Habitat: This weed grows in low to mid elevations of British Columbia in the central and south central areas of the province and is a major concern in the Kootenay, Okanagan, Thompson, and Cariboo region.
    Control/ eradication recommendations: (Use the principles of IPM. Include at least one cultural, one biological and one chemical control method as described in the resources you have accessed. Be specific.)
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  4. page blueweed edited ... Characteristics: Invasive, in places such as pastures, roadsides and sandy soils. This weed dr…
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    Characteristics: Invasive, in places such as pastures, roadsides and sandy soils. This weed drops many seeds which may contaminate crop seeds, acting as a alternative to host diseases.
    What makes your weed successful? What gives it a competitve advantage? How does it spread? Be thorough... how plants adapt and survive in their environment are one of the things that make them interesting.)
    Habitat: (Where does it live? Where would it be foundThis weed grows in B.C.?)low to mid elevations of British Columbia in the central and south central areas of the province and is a major concern in the Kootenay, Okanagan, Thompson, and Cariboo region.
    Control/ eradication recommendations: (Use the principles of IPM. Include at least one cultural, one biological and one chemical control method as described in the resources you have accessed. Be specific.)
    References: (at least 2)
    (Note: All headings in bold are to be used in your wiki, the information in brackets is there to help you but should not be included in your final product. Feel free to increase the heading size, change fonts and/or colours if you wish.)
    http://www.weedsbc.ca/weed_desc/blueweed.html
    http://www.agf.gov.bc.ca/cropprot/weedguid/blueweed.htm
    http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/facts/ontweeds/blueweed.htm

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  5. page blueweed edited ... Origin: Native. Identification: Bright blue blossoms on the upper stems, gray nut like fruit …
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    Origin: Native.
    Identification: Bright blue blossoms on the upper stems, gray nut like fruit in groups of four, rough hairy leaves that become smaller at the top of the plant as well as hairs on the stems that have dark swollen bases averaging in 0.3 - 0.8m tall.
    Characteristics: (Why is itInvasive, in places such as pastures, roadsides and sandy soils. This weed drops many seeds which may contaminate crop seeds, acting as a weed?Whatalternative to host diseases.
    What
    makes your
    Habitat: (Where does it live? Where would it be found in B.C.?)
    Control/ eradication recommendations: (Use the principles of IPM. Include at least one cultural, one biological and one chemical control method as described in the resources you have accessed. Be specific.)
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    Scientific name: Echium vulgare
    CommanCommon name(s): blueweed,
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    snake flower Origin:
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    Native.
    Identification:
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    of the plant. Theplant as well as hairs on the stems usuallythat have swollen dark swollen bases that form noticeable flecks.
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    averaging in 0.3 - 0.8m tall,tall.
    Characteristics: (Why is it a weed?What makes your weed successful? What gives it a competitve advantage? How does it spread? Be thorough... how plants adapt and survive in their environment are one of the things that make them interesting.)
    Habitat: (Where does it live? Where would it be found in B.C.?)
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    Blueweed
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    EchiumScientific name: Echium vulgare
    blueweed,

    Comman name(s): blueweed,
    blue thistle,
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    snake flower
    Origin: (Is it introduced?...from cultivation or accidentally,invasive,native)
    Origin: Native.
    Identification: (Characteristics/traitsBright blue blossoms on the upper stems, gray nut like fruit in groups of four, rough hairy leaves that become smaller at the top of the plant. The hairs on the stems usually have swollen dark bases that will help anyone identify your weed)form noticeable flecks.
    0.3 - 0.8m tall,

    Characteristics: (Why is it a weed?What makes your weed successful? What gives it a competitve advantage? How does it spread? Be thorough... how plants adapt and survive in their environment are one of the things that make them interesting.)
    Habitat: (Where does it live? Where would it be found in B.C.?)
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    References: (at least 2)
    (Note: All headings in bold are to be used in your wiki, the information in brackets is there to help you but should not be included in your final product. Feel free to increase the heading size, change fonts and/or colours if you wish.)

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    Blueweed
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    Echium vulgare
    blueweed, blue thistle, blue devil, viper's bugloss, snake flower
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