If you see this plant growing in your yard, call the Forestry Commission immediately

JACKSON, Miss (WJTV) – One of the top ten invasive plants in the world is here in Mississippi. It’s beginning to overrun land animal habitats around the gulf coast and Pine Belt. To give you details and tips on how to fight off the weed we spoke to the Mississippi Forestry Commission.

It’s called cogongrass and it’s been in the United States since the early 1900s. It was brought from Southeast Asia to Alabama and has spread rapidly ruining livestock and native plants. Forest experts want everyone to take action.

Read the rest of the story here: https://www.wjtv.com/news/if-you-see-this-plant-growing-in-your-yard-call-the-forestry-commission-immediately/

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