Forest Roads Facilitate the Spread of Invasive Plants

Photo by Chuck Bargeron, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org

Photo by Chuck Bargeron, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org

David A. Mortensen and others. Invasive Plant Science and Management 2(3):191-199.

This large-scale survey highlights the importance of roads in predicting the presence of invasive plants, also revealing that one invasive plant, Japanese stiltgrass (Microstegium vimineum), has spread rapidly since its introduction. READ FULL ABSTRACT HERE