Kudzu As Ground Cover

Kudzu is a vine native to Southeast Asia that was introduced to the U.S. Southeast as a cover plant to prevent soil erosion. Due to the climate and environment of the region, kudzu has spread at a rapid pace and is often referred to as "the vine that ate the South."

Subject

Kudzu | Soil erosion

Creator

Records of the Tennessee Valley Authority, Record Group 142

Source

Forestry Relations Administrative Correspondence, 1933–1955

Date

March 24, 1937

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Still Image, 1 photo | Textual Document, 4 pages

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 782723

Coverage

Lexington (Tenn.) | Madisonville (Ky.)

Original Format

Photographic Print | Paper
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