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Contact: Cheryl Dybas
National Science Foundation

Photo of a Non-native Grass Lawn in Phoenix with a House, Garage and Cars in the Background

Caption: This mesic yard in Phoenix, with its non-native grass lawn, is less attractive to native birds.

Credit: Susannah Lerman

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