The Loco-Weed Disease

One of 1,702 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

Description

"Loco weeds are poisonous plants that have caused heavy losses of horses, cattle, and sheep in some parts of the West and Southwest. Three plants are known definitely to be locoes, a few others are probably injurious, and some suspected ones are harmless. The loco plants, their distribution, characteristics, and effects upon animals eating them, are described in this bulletin. Illustrations of the plants and of poisoned animals accompany the descriptions." -- p. 2

Physical Description

19 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.

Creation Information

Marsh, C. Dwight (Charles Dwight) 1919.

Context

This pamphlet is part of the collection entitled: USDA Farmers' Bulletins and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 321 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this pamphlet can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this pamphlet or its content.

Author

Contributing Authors

Publisher

Provided By

UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Serving as both a federal and a state depository library, the UNT Libraries Government Documents Department maintains millions of items in a variety of formats. The department is a member of the FDLP Content Partnerships Program and an Affiliated Archive of the National Archives.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this pamphlet. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Digital Library.

Titles

Description

"Loco weeds are poisonous plants that have caused heavy losses of horses, cattle, and sheep in some parts of the West and Southwest. Three plants are known definitely to be locoes, a few others are probably injurious, and some suspected ones are harmless. The loco plants, their distribution, characteristics, and effects upon animals eating them, are described in this bulletin. Illustrations of the plants and of poisoned animals accompany the descriptions." -- p. 2

Physical Description

19 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.

Notes

Issued July 1919.

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this pamphlet in the Digital Library or other systems.

Collections

This pamphlet is part of the following collection of related materials.

USDA Farmers' Bulletins

The United States Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletins were produced to disseminate information about agricultural topics. This collection includes bulletins published between the 1880's and the 1980's.

What responsibilities do I have when using this pamphlet?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this pamphlet.

Creation Date

  • 1919

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 7, 2012, 2:08 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • July 31, 2015, 1:15 p.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this pamphlet last used?

Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 4
Total Uses: 321

Interact With This Pamphlet

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Reading

International Image Interoperability Framework

IIF Logo

We support the IIIF Presentation API

Marsh, C. Dwight (Charles Dwight). The Loco-Weed Disease, pamphlet, 1919; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85888/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.