Word of Mouth
10:21 am
Mon December 9, 2013

Invasion Of The Tumbleweeds

Tumbleweeds rolling? Must be a western. The cinematic signal of high plains desolation has an even more pernicious side: it’s an invasive species known as Russian Thistle, and it’s wreaking havoc across the United States. George Johnson is a writer based in Santa Fe, and a regular contributor to National Geographic, where he wrote about fighting the tumbleweed menace in his own backyard. To see more photos click here.

All images are from the December issue of National Geographic Magazine
Credit National Geographic

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