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This photo was taken in an area on the west side of the Kaibab Plateau in Northern Arizona where the Bridger-Knoll Complex fire burned 53,000 acres in 1996. Since then, cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum), an introduced plant species that is highly invasive across the western U.S., has invaded and expanded across much of the ...
Experimental treatment of cheatgrass infested hillside. Site was sprayed with Plateau herbicide in September 2009. Picture taken August 2010. Site is showing very positive results with strong suppression of cheatgrass and an increase of native species cover.