Friday, July 22, 2011

Red Car Property: Non-Native, Invasive Sweet Fennel

Photo: Diane Edwardson, July 14, 2011.  Non-native, highly invasive, Sweet Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) has taken over the slope on "Lot C."  (Click  on photo to enlarge.)  

The California Invasive Plant Council (Cal-IPC) lists Sweet Fennel as highly invasive and "can drastically alter the composition and structure of many plant communities."