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Yellow starthistle : ecology and management on Pacific Northwest rangelands

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dc.creator Oregon State University. Extension Service
dc.creator Larson, Larry
dc.creator Sheley, R.
dc.creator McInnis, M.
dc.creator Kiemnec, Gary L.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-17T19:27:12Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-17T19:27:12Z
dc.date.issued 1994-11
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1957/20548
dc.description Published November 1994. Reprinted January 2008. Reviewed July 2013. Please look for up-to-date information in the OSU Extension Catalog: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog en
dc.description.abstract Yellow starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis L.) is a member of the knapweed (Centaurea L.) complex. It is poor forage for all livestock and causes “chewing disease,” a nervous disorder, in horses. Yellow starthistle infests millions of acres in California and the Pacific Northwest. Infestations range from scattered plants to dense stands associated with annual grasses. Yellow starthistle is native to the Mediterranean region of Europe and north Africa. By the early 1800s, it had arrived in California, probably in contaminated alfalfa seed. Yellow starthistle was first reported at Walla Walla, WA around the turn of the century and began spreading into perennial and annual grasslands throughout the Pacific Northwest in the 1920s. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Corvallis, Or. : Extension Service, Oregon State University en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries EM (Oregon State University. Extension Service) en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 8580 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries EM en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 8580 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Knapweeds -- Control -- Northwestern States en_US
dc.title Yellow starthistle : ecology and management on Pacific Northwest rangelands en_US
dc.type Technical Report en_US
dc.description.peerreview yes en_US


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