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- n. a coarse annual herb introduced into North America from Siberia; dangerous to sheep and cattle on western rangelands because of its high oxalate content
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I didn't know "halogeton," and I didn't know the one that I got in the third round, "Veracruzano."
Where early travelers saw sharp-tailed grouse, bison, bighorn sheep, grizzly bears, numerous beaver and even wolverines, today they see dust, feral horses, and noxious weeds including cheatgrass, halogeton and Russian thistle.
This arid landscape is very sensitive to grazing pressure which may promote the invasion of weeds such as Russian thistle, cheatgrass, and the toxic halogeton.
This arid region is sensitive to grazing pressure, which may promote the invasion of weeds such as Russian thistle, cheatgrass, and the toxic halogeton.
She is right - not only do sheepherders rise at sunrise and check on the sheep, do camp chores, make sure the sheep have water, do not stay too long in patches of halogeton