BIISC focusing on eradication of devil weed

Photo courtesy BIISC Chromolaena odorata, also known as the devil weed. The somewhat pitchfork-shaped patterns that lend the plant its name can be seen on its leaves.

Photo courtesy BIISC A flowering devil weed plant.

Hawaii County residents are urged to be on the lookout for an highly invasive plant found on the island this year that could devastate the cattle industry.