Water has been moving smoothly and we have managed to regain a full head in the ditch. Thank you to all of you for your patience as our team worked to remove the rock slide.
Annual (occasionally biennial) that infests disturbed area such as roadsides and open fields, as well as rangelands, grasslands, open woodlands, pastures and crop fields. Yellow starthistle is toxic to horses if consumed.
ALSO KNOWN AS: Golden starthistle, yellow cockspur, St Barnaby's thistle.
STEMS and LEAVES: Stiff, wiry stems (1-6 ft. tall) are often branched; leaves (1.5-6 in. long) are blue to gray-green, densely covered with fine, cotton-like hairs, alternate, linear to oblong in shape with smooth, toothhead, or lobed margins; leaf bases extend down the stem creating wings (up to 0.2in. wide)
FLOWERS: Flower heads (0.5-1.5 in. diameter) found singly at stem ends, oval or round with a yellow flower; several still, sharp, straw colored bracts (0.75 in. long) are found beneath the flower
REPRODUCTION: seed; successful management prevents seed and production /spread
Management Do's and Don'ts
NMSU: Troublesome Weeds of New Mexico College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, New Mexico State University
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We have been working hard to clear the ditch bank. Great Job Guys!
Please work with your neighbors to keep all lateral lines functional. Lateral lines are property owners responsibility to maintain. It helps to form an association.
New Mexico's very viability as a state is dependent on its scant water supply. It will be up to all of us to help keep our rivers healthy , our reservoirs from shrinking and our cities and farmers with water. Please do your part and conserve when you can. Work together as a community to insure we have less stressed crops and healthy stock. Irrigation systems
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