Salt cedar in the wash…

This stuff has grown in the wash since before I came, and for most of that time I never knew what it was called. It greened up pretty in the spring if the winter had been wet, and spread like wildfire after a flood. Cattle, which will eat just about anything else, won’t touch it. In late summer 2018 we had a big flood that buried it all under megatons of silt…


…and I thought maybe that was the ballgame for that stretch of once-green sand. Since then I’ve learned to have more faith in our invasive weed. It was a relatively wet winter and a sporadically rainy spring, and I noticed on a trip through the wash yesterday that…


…the damned stuff is doing just fine.

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3 Responses to Salt cedar in the wash…

  1. charboord says:

    “Life, uh, finds a way.”
    (Jurassic Park)

  2. charboord says:

    Life, uh, finds a way.

  3. buckeyebob says:

    Put goats out there and in 5 years the terrain will be so fertilized the cattle and sheep will fund it tempting .

To the stake with the heretic!