Hitchin a ride: don’t track these into your woods!

“Your shoes better be clean!” Growing up, this may have been yelled to you as you ran into the house for dinner. Now, you need to yell it to friends, hunters, loggers and hikers before they enter your woods. Boots, tires and hooves all are capable of carrying invasive plant seeds from one place to another, planting them in your woods and elsewhere! These two invasive species commonly pop up along trails; can you identify them?

A – Garlic Mustard
B – Japanese Hedgeparsley