Ben Berlinger

Invasive weeds
8:00 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Tumbleweeds drift across the High Plains causing havoc

Tumbleweeds, also know as Russian thistle, clog a road in Crowley County in southeast Colorado.
Credit Crowley County Road and Bridge Department

Prolonged drought, bursts of high winds, and untimely rain is a recipe for an explosion of tumbleweeds across the rolling plains of southeastern Colorado, parts of New Mexico and the Texas Panhandle said a recent article in Reuters.

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