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Redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus)


  • Title:  Redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus)
  • Description:  Redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus) in flower. A reddish-colored stem and taproot give this weed its common name. Leaves are mostly long and lance-shaped. Stiff, prickly seed clusters form at ends of stems. Thrives in open, distrubed areas in full sun. Grows 3 to 8 ft. tall. Also known as redroot amaranth, red-root amaranth, careless weed, rough pigweed, and Pigweed. Summer annual weed.
  • Keywords:  Redroot pigweed Amaranthus retroflexus flower edroot amaranth red-root amaranth careless weed rough pigweed Pigweed
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