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Name: Cindi W.
Status: other
Age: 30s
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2002


Question:
We have sumac growing all over our lawn and we're having trouble eliminating it. What will kill this plant and help keep it from coming back? My husband has already had a reaction to it that didn't go away for months.


Replies:
Not certain what you mean by the common name "sumac" since there are different plant species with the name. Poison sumac is not the same as common smooth sumac. However, the following might be helpful:

http://forums.gardenweb.com/forums/load/prairie/msg0320465827234.html

http://www.conservation.state.mo.us/nathis/exotic/vegman/twentyfo.htm

http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/land/er/invasive/factsheets/sumac.htm

Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.



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