WTF Fun Fact – Hairy Panic In Oz

In 2016, the Australian city of Wangaratta dealt with a hairy tumbleweed invasion. Nicknamed “hairy panic”, the weed Panicum effusum flourished under the dry conditions and a local farmer’s field that was left unmanaged. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: What is the ‘hairy panic’ tumbleweed that has buried a small Australian city? (

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