The Loco-Weed Disease

One of 1,872 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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Revised edition. "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. ii

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ii, 26 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.

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Marsh, C. Dwight (Charles Dwight); Clawson, A. B. & Eggleston, W. W. (Willard Webster), b. 1863 1929.

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Revised edition. "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. ii

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ii, 26 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.

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"Issued July 1919. Revised June 1929." -- p. ii

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Marsh, C. Dwight (Charles Dwight); Clawson, A. B. & Eggleston, W. W. (Willard Webster), b. 1863. The Loco-Weed Disease, pamphlet, 1929; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85889/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.