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Asked 2017-07-02 18:36:31

I found that sneaky orange silly string, "Dodder" on a couple plants in my wild flower patch.  I removed every little bit, and cut off stems that were affected.  I disposed of the strings, and will watch the plants carefully for reinfestation.  Is there anything else I should know or do?
Thank you,
Monica Solawetz

Mesa County Colorado

Expert Response

Here is the best fact sheet I found on Dodder.  http://ipm.ucanr.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7496.html

Looks like a pre-emergent next year would be a good idea before the seeds germinate.
Susan Carter Replied 2017-07-06 20:12:23

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