Launching the battle against fragrant water-lily
December 3, 2020
The word on the street in the Seeley-Swan is that the Missoula County Weed District may grab the bull by the horns and implement management tactics to control the prolific aquatic invader. Common sense generally persuades the wise to side-step such audacious gossip; however, the rumors are true and the process has already begun! Of course, in this case, the proverbial bull isn't necessarily a cantankerous 1,200-pound Spanish fighting bull, but rather the alluring perennial aquatic plant species commonly known as fragrant water-lily (Nymphaea odorata).
Gazing out from the shores of Seeley L...