Kudzu seemed like a good idea at the time . . .

While some of the Asian species that have disrupted Mid-Atlantic ecosystems arrived as stowaways, several others were brought here on purpose.

That kudzu seemed like a good idea at the time . . .
Sources: Chesapeake Bay Program, Maryland Sea Grant, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, EPA, U.S. Apple Association, Maryland Department of Agriculture, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation. Graphic: Bonnie Berkowitz /The Washington Post. Published on August 7, 2011, 6:22 p.m.
 
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