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  • n. Plural form of sandbur.


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  • NAYLOR: Ballay says the government should have built sandburs to fill in the breaks between the natural barrier islands to stop the oil from entering the bay much sooner.

    Booms Delay The Inevitable; Cleanup Efforts Struggle

  • It was hot and still under the pines, and his progress was impaired by all sorts of low bushes, creepers, patches of sandburs and other stickery things.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • He protested when she took up her hairbrush, but she ignored him, and made him bend his head over her lap, while she picked pine straw and sandburs from his head, slowly working out the snarls.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • A couple of older kids from the neighborhood grabbed my football and tossed it across the highway in front of my house into a big patch of sandburs.

    Keep It Simple

  • Dense thickets of pawpaw, hazel and wild cherry offer coverts for the shy and furtive kindred of the forest: goggle-eyed rabbits, restless as wind-blown leaves; mice, with their intricate system of runways among the grass roots; slow-moving porcupines, prickly as huge sandburs; and occasionally a stately buck or savage-eyed Canada lynx.

    Followers of the Trail

  • On Thursday, the EPA granted the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry's request for a Section 18 Specific Exemption allowing the use of the herbicide Prowl H2O® (pendimethalin) for control of sandburs in Bermudagrass pastures and hay fields.


  • Although the exemption extends through June, growers planning to use Prowl H2O on pastures and hay meadows should plan to get it applied before sandburs begin to germinate, which is likely to occur by early April.


  • Chemical control is not the only management tool important in controlling sandburs in pastures and hay fields.


  • Oklahoma ranchers and hay producers on sandy soils have another tool in their fight against sandburs, at least temporarily.


  • TDA secures exemption to control sandburs in pastures, helping hay producers



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