By KELLY BOSTIAN, for the CCOF — If hay fever has your sinuses aching for knowledge and your eyes just itching to see something, anything, good about ragweed, look no further. Oklahoma’s landscapes grow at least three of the 24 varieties of ragweed found across the United States. Each is valuable for wildlife and in the past has served Native Americans as a food source, medicinally and in ceremonies—and that ain’t hay. First, let’s blow away some misconceptions. While the term “hay fever” persists, ragweed is not a kind of grass or “hay.” It is a member of a large…

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