A summary of the buffelgrass invasion by award-winning reporter Michelle Nijhuis, High Country News, August 20, 2007.
View the 10-minute video on the buffelgrass problem in Southern Arizona, released in July, 2008: Buffelgrass Invasion: Its Threat To The Sonoran Desert and Our Will To Stop It
Download a Buffelgrass brochure that explains why it needs to be removed from neighborhoods.
Fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum) and buffelgrass (Pennisetum ciliare) are spreading through the Sonoran Desert and threatening our distinctive native Sonoran Desert plants. AZNPS has prepared two flyers on invasive nonnative species. PDF versions of these flyers can be downloaded or viewed in your browser.
| Fountain Grass (Pennisetum
Buffelgrass (Pennisteum ciliare)
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Follow these links for more information about invasive species.
New England Wild Flower Society: Sources of Invasive Plant Information
U.S. Department of Agriculture: Plant Health Noxious Weeds Program
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: Invasive
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