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From: Plant species introduced by foreigners according to folk tradition in Norway and some other European countries: xenophobic tales or not?

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According to local lore at Vannøya in Karlsøy, Troms, northern Norway, the large stands of Leymus arenarius at the sand dunes at Skipsfjorden represent a kind of grain which sprouted from the cargo of a wrecked Dutch ship – ignoring the fact that the species is indigenous and widely distributed along the Norwegian coast. Photograph: Torbjørn Alm September 6, 2001

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