Sarah Morrison, program assistant for the invasive species program with Clemson University, and Ryan Merck, organic certification program coordinator with Clemson University, look for Commelina benghalensis, or Benghal dayflower, a state- and federally-designated noxious weed along Bay Street in Beaufort the afternoon of Oct. 28, 2013.  The weed was recently detected in South Carolina for the first time and a group of researchers from Clemson University are in Beaufort for the week going door to door looking for the weed.
Sarah Morrison, program assistant for the invasive species program with Clemson University, and Ryan Merck, organic certification program coordinator with Clemson University, look for Commelina benghalensis, or Benghal dayflower, a state- and federally-designated noxious weed along Bay Street in Beaufort the afternoon of Oct. 28, 2013. The weed was recently detected in South Carolina for the first time and a group of researchers from Clemson University are in Beaufort for the week going door to door looking for the weed. Staff photo
Sarah Morrison, program assistant for the invasive species program with Clemson University, and Ryan Merck, organic certification program coordinator with Clemson University, look for Commelina benghalensis, or Benghal dayflower, a state- and federally-designated noxious weed along Bay Street in Beaufort the afternoon of Oct. 28, 2013. The weed was recently detected in South Carolina for the first time and a group of researchers from Clemson University are in Beaufort for the week going door to door looking for the weed. Staff photo

Clemson University surveys Beaufort for invasive weed

October 28, 2013 12:21 PM

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