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From: "John Coles" <>
Subject: Re: Japanese Knot Weed
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 98 21:01:31 PDT
Certainly, in valleys between St. Ives and Lands End, one used to see mainly fuschia and montbretia, but nowadyas it seems to be mainly knotweed and Himalayan Balsam (which at least looks beautful, with helmet shaped pink flowers. But yes, hurry, I can hear the Knotweed scratching at the door... it's coming under the door... it's AAARRRGGGGHHHH
> Sounds like Japanese Knot Weed is capable of taking over Cornwall... My trip
> on Aug. 5-7 can't come too soon!