Nature group calls on Israeli public to uproot invasive plant species
The SPNI rapid response team visits the sand dunes of the Nitzanim and uprooted specimens of camphorweed (Heterotheca subaxillaris), which had begun to takeover one of the reserve’s sand dunes.
After years of leading the battle against picking wildflowers, the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel has now called on the public to pick and uproot plants. SPNI is not asking people to uproot protected species but invasive ones they say are a threat to the local flora.
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