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Posts Tagged: pigweed

A quick guide to identifying some pigweed species found in California

Prostrate pigweed leaves 2

According to the CalFlora website (http://www.calflora.org/), 21 species of amaranths occur (to some extent) in California. While many are non-native, a few, including prostrate pigweed (Amaranthus blitoides) and Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri), are...

Posted on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 12:29 PM

Was That Weed?


Occasionally plants show up in our office for identification and no one in the office knows what it is. So it's sent off to others who might know. This was the case of a perennial amaranth, also called goosefoot for some reason. This is...

Posted on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 8:00 AM
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