Farm (509/422 6940 or www.filareefarm.com) sells many garlic varieties, including 'Chesnok Red'.
Many native plants can no longer be found and other foreign grasses--such as filaree
, Russian thistle, halogetan, and cheat grass--take over.
Lucky, Shandong Liancheng Garlic Industry Co., Ltd, Filaree
Garlic Farm, and Atmiya International.
Within each treatment, we also examined changes in cover between the baseline (2006) and final (2011) evaluations for the most commonly occurring species: medusahead, yellow starthistle, soft chess, filaree
(Erodium spp.), red brome (Bromus madritensis L.), ripgut brome, slender oat and a composite functional group composed of several thatch-loving species including red brome, ripgut brome and slender oat.
Important species in the more-arid areas included winter annuals such as globe mallows (Sphaeralcea), native and nonnative mustard species (Brassica, Sisymbrium, Lesquerella, Descurainia), nievitas (Coryphantha), plantains (Plantago), filaree
(Erodium cicutarium), California poppy (Eschscholzia mexicana), broadleaf combseed (Pectocarya platycarpa), and red-maids (Calandrinia ciliata).
Weeds such as filaree
, mustard, annual brome grass and fescue, bur clover and others come to mind as naturalized plants that for the most part are not difficult to manage in a vineyard and make good cover crops.
Fremont's impressions of the natural history of mid 19th Century California's are especially interesting in that they are usually accompanied by botanical descriptions of the forbs and grasses present including California poppy, wild pea, filaree
, wild oats, etc.
Since 1977, Filaree
Farm in north-central Washington has been a pioneer in collecting, growing and selling little.
Baby blue-eyes, yellow coreopsis, and tiny pink filaree
in the valley work their way up into the hillsides through April.
`Shvelisi' (`Chesnook Red') is available from Blue Moon Farm [bluemoongarlic.hypermart.net; (859) 328-2401]; Filaree