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Amaranthus palmeri

Amaranthus palmeri S. Watson


Amaranthaceae (Amaranth Family)


Amaranthus palmeri (Carelessweed) #40150

Image Information

Photographer: Cressler, Alan
County: Randolph
State: GA
Location Notes: Near Shellman.
Accession date: 2014-08-20
Filename: A_C_IMG0504.JPG
Slide Index: 9642598454_de0dabd82b_o.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Portrait
Shot: Close-up of an inflorescence. Photographer's note: "Pigweed is an awful pest plant that invades cultivated crops in much of the southeast. In the last few years it has become resistant to glyphosate, a herbicide used to control pest plants. In many cases pigweed has to be physically removed which not very cost effective. This soybean field is highly overgrown with pigweed."
Date Taken: 2013-08-28
NPIN Image Id: 40150

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: Joseph A. Marcus
Date: 2014-08-14

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