Article Photos: Is giant reed a 'miracle plant' or the next kudzu? 2/16

  ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, NOV. 18, 2012 AND THEREAFTER - In this Sept. 17, 2007 photo provided by Dendra Inc., part of a 75-acre stand of Arundo is mowed on the San Luis Rey River by the Mission Resource Conservation District in Bonsall, Calif. California has spent more than $70 million trying to eradicate the invasive, self-propagating perennial. (AP Photo/Dendra Inc., Jason Giessow)