August 2018 Early Detection Newsletter Available

Klamathweed plant, with numerous blooming yellow flowers on branches covered in numerous smaller, sage-colored leaves.
Klamathweed on the Coastal Trail.

NPS / Eric Wrubel

August 2018 - The August 2018 issue of Early Detection News is now available. Brought to you by the Invasive Species Early Detection (ISED) Program, this newsletter has the latest on invasive plants in the Bay Area. August surveys were conducted at Point Reyes National Seashore and Golden Gate National Recreation Area North District. Highlights in this issue include:

  • New patch of about 20 malfurada plants discovered growing in a ditch along Panoramic Highway near the Dipsea trailhead;
  • Small patch of Klamathweed discovered opportunistically by the San Francisco Bay Area Network Plant Community Monitoring crew at Point Reyes;
  • Two small patches of purple starthistle detected and removed in Point Reyes; and
  • New patch of Andean tussockgrass discovered opportunistically near the “Surfer Lot” at Fort Cronkhite.

Last updated: August 27, 2018