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An exotic grass kills trees by hijacking their water
Buffelgrass snatches water away from nearby palo
verde trees, ultimately killing them. Scientists...ve non-native species, grabs water before foothill palo
verde trees can. The situation does not bode well for the trees, said J. Alex Eilts, a doctoral cand...
USGS studies wildfire ecology in the western United States
...hwalbe. "Now we're seeing a biome conversion, from palo
verde and saguaro habitat to a mesquite-acacia savannah with a Mediterranean exotic grass understory. That's the future of the Sonoran Desert -- especially near roads." Southwest Forests Some of the most extensive and detailed records of past ...