Biocontrol weevil larva making headway against Mile-a-Minute Vine

Mile-A-Minute Vine (Polygonum perfoliatum) thinks it has permission to grow anywhere. The Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group does not concur. Last summer the group dispatched 2,000 weevils, and today “the leaves look like Swiss cheese,” says Donna Ellis, co-chair of CIPWG. Read more about their success here.

Photo from a Maryland woodland: flickr/Furryscaly

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