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The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum has a lot of information about buffelgrass and what can be done about it, plus some of the other serious non-native pests.

To understand the magnitude of the threat and what the community is doing, watch the video: Buffelgrass: Its Threat to the Sonoran Desert and Our Will to Stop It.

Tucson Clean and Beautiful also has information about buffelgrass and provides opportunities to help fight it.
 
Check out these local and national buffelgrass web pages and fact sheets:

Saguaro National Park- buffelgrass facts and figures
USGS- buffelgrass fact sheet
Arizona Native Plant Society- Buffelgrass Information
Pima County- buffelgrass fact sheet
USDA-buffelgrass webpage
US Forest Service- Field Guide for Managing Buffelgrass in the Southwest
 
Additional sources for information:

Discover Life- summary of buffelgrass information
Tropicos- scientific data from subordinate taxa to chromosome counts
University of Hawai'i- list of major buffelgrass infestations in Hawai'i
Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER)- buffelgrass risk assessment
Purdue University- horticultural information
USFWS-recovery plan for Lesquerella thamnophila (example of how buffelgrass affects species diversity)
Australia- Weed management guide for Buffelgrass

Last updated: August 20, 2019

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