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    Polly Syllabic

    I live on 552 acres in Oregon and have different problem invasives on different parts of the property.
    The worst (as already mentioned) are Scotch Broom and Himalayan Blackberry but I'm also fighting English Ivy, Vinca and Tansy Ragwort.
    I have bull thistle too but it's fairly east to control if you get to it before it goes to seed.
    I've had people question my battle with Scotch Broom, "Why fight it? You cant win, and it's pretty". I show them the meadows that aren't choked by Scotch Broom yet that are exploding with wild Iris and then they get it...

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