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Colorful but deadly, tropical milkweed sales banned in Marin County to protect monarchs

Agriculture officials in Marin County have banned the sale of a harmful plant in an effort to protect an endangered insect. An Aug. 24 memo from the county’s agriculture commission to nurseries in the county followed a state ruling that designated tropical milkweed as a “B-rated weed,” which are considered pests that do not meet […]