Gone With the Wind – Russian Thistle

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Thistle is a great rescue plant for desertified ranges. Quail love thistle seeds and the bugs it hosts, and many wild and domestic animals use it when it is young and tender.

NOTE: This article appeared in the June 2017 edition of Texas Wildlife Magazine. The article is posted with the permission of TWA.

Thistle and Keyline: Here is why we value Russian Thistle.

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