halogeton


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halogeton

(ˌhæləˈdʒiːtən)
n
(Plants) a poisonous herbaceous plant, native to Siberia, that grows in North America
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Noun1.halogeton - a coarse annual herb introduced into North America from Siberia; dangerous to sheep and cattle on western rangelands because of its high oxalate content
genus Halogeton - a caryophyllaceous genus of the family Chenopodiaceae
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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A C-130 Hercules tactical cargo transport aircraft assigned to the Air Force Reserve's 910th Airlift Wing, Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, applies a herbicide mixture to control halogeton, an evasive weed that can hamper bombing test evaluations and unexploded ordnance recovery, at the Utah Test and Training Range.
In fact alien plants may alter soil chemistry and soil ecology, probably creating conditions that favour their invasion at the cost of native species, as reported in case of Halogeton glomeratus (Duda et al.
resulted in widespread induced erosion" and halogeton invasion,