A weed by any other name may smell sweeter

09/21/2009 | Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill.)

Non-native aggressive plants that thrive under a variety of conditions can be classified as weeds, but sometimes it's a matter of opinion. Gardeners favor Queen Anne's lace for use in floral bouquets, but the non-native plant can be considered a weed by farmers. The Federal Noxious Weed Act of 1974 lists many varieties of plants considered to be weeds.

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