And she is so pissed:
The plant is thought to have arrived in the United States when American farmers, looking for inexpensive flax seed in the 1870s, bought contaminated seeds from Russia and inadvertently planted the thistle, which responded well to the dry, windy conditions of the West, said Jeffrey Dukes, a professor of forestry and natural resources at Purdue University.
Tumbleweed, a Russian (troll) invasion.
Hit the link and scroll down to see the photos and video, in the remote case you don’t believe this.
(Maybe I should start a category called “Plant News.”)