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Iowa State University provides a quiz on what pigweed, six samples are found to be.

Bob Hartzler

June 14, 2017

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This year at the Iowa State University FEEL weed garden I've established a plot with nine weedy members of the Amaranthaceae family, including six pigweeds . The pigweeds were transplanted on June 9 and pictures taken on June 11. Species include redroot pigweed, tumble pigweed, Palmer amaranth, spiny amaranth, Powell's amaranth, and waterhemp. How many can you correctly identify?

About the Author(s)

Bob Hartzler

Bob Hartzler is an extension weed specialist at Iowa State University. 

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