Remember: to ensure a good flow it is very important to clear your laterals of debris and obstructions.
Work with your neighbors. Share information you have with everyone on your line. It is important for all to know where their head gate and valves are located. If there is a break in your line this information is key in being able to shut down the water in a timely fashion reducing the chance of water damages
CANADA THISTLE/ CIRIUM ARVENSE
Perennial that infests disturbed sites such as roadsides and open fields as well as hillsides , open forests, pastures, rangeland, crop fields, stream banks, and other riparian areas.
ALSO KNOWN AS: Corn thistle, creeping thistle
STEMS/LEAVES: Stems(1-4 ft. tall) are nearly glabrous, branched near to, green to brown; leaves (2-8 in long) are green, oblong to lanceolate; leaf margins are wavy. lobed. or toothed with prickly spines (0.1-0.25 in. long)
FLOWERS: Produce flower heads in clusters; individual heads (0.5 in diameter, 0.5-1.5 in. long) are oval to bell-shaped, with dark -tipped bracts below flowers; flowers are pink, purple or white.
ROOTS: Extensive creeping perennial root system
Reproduction: Creeping perennial roots and seed reproduction
Management Dos 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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