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Sources of Images

Header picture: Yamato, Wikimedia commons

Distribution map: USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services http://plants.usda.gov/maps/large/PU/PUMO.png

YouTube Videos

Robbie Tullock. 2007. Kudzu: It’ll Grow On You. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiYrqucl2vg

Christian Bruce. 2007. Kudzu eating goats. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4e4uf0WCu4

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