Monday, July 11, 2011

Invasive Species Alert for Chattahoochee National Forest

Invasive Species Alert! There are recent reports of Fig buttercup (Ficaria verna prev. Ranunculus ficaria) in Sosebee Cove in the Chattahoochee National Forest. This invasive species could quickly overwhelm Sosebee Cove and invade other botanically rich areas nearby such as the Coosa Bald Research Natural Area. has more information on fig buttercup.
Fig buttercup, Ficaria verna,
photo by John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy,