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Aliens in the Backyard: Plant and Animal Imports Into America

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Some 10,000 alien plants and animals live in North America. Our lawns sprout African grasses, our roadsides flower with European weeds, and our homes harbor Asian, European, and African pests. The iconic American cowboy spread such alien life forms as cows, horses, anthrax, and tumbleweed, supplementing the often unexpected ways Native Americans influenced the environment. ...more
Hardcover, 235 pages
Published July 4th 2005 by University of South Carolina Press
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Jun 03, 2009 Lesandre rated it liked it
It definitely confirmed my jumping on the native-plant bandwagon. The author does pose the idea, though, that at one time all organisms were non-native and invasive...
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