Weedy bulbous plants

Adam Fikso adam14113@ameritech.net
Thu, 25 Nov 2010 22:14:20 PST
 You are absolutely right, Lou--- not just here with plants but in politics. 
If one does not call a spade a spade, how does the hearer know what one is 
talking about?

Away with euphemisms!. Maybe the fussy taxonomists have a point  that 
applies elsewhere., to our advantage and welfare.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "lou jost" <loujost@yahoo.com>
To: <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 25, 2010 9:42 PM
Subject: Re: [pbs] Weedy bulbous plants

> While I am as leary of illogical government regulations as anyone, it 
> seems to me extraordinary that there have been suggestions we be less than 
> forthright about mentioning the weediness of some plants in some 
> situations. What does this do to our credibility when we seek to give 
> input on such regulations? And what if our lack of direct warnings does 
> lead to an invasive problem somewhere? I vote for no mincing of words when 
> we describe potentially invasive plant behavior.
> Lou
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