A new alien invasive plant, Narrowleaf Bittercress, has appeared in some areas that were washed out in Hurricane Irene and subsequently repaired with the addition of dirt fill brought in from elsewhere. If you see this plant anywhere, pull it out before it goes to seed. It has spread rapidly through woodlands in other parts of the country, and is thought to be even worse than Garlic Mustard in that regard. As its Latin name (Cardamine impatiens) suggests, it uses exploding seed pods to throw its seeds some distance from the plant.
A new invader
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Tom and Patricia Norton have owned this land since June 2013. We love coming to Dothan Brook frequently to explore the trails, to watch the Brook, and to see how many different species of plants and animals we can find. We are pleased to welcome you to this beautiful land.