Ireland

Redroot pigweed

Amaranthus retroflexus

Description
Annual, common seed weed, erect growth, 20-220 cm (7.87 - 86.6 inch) high depending on growing conditions.

Characteristic Features
Compact, caespitous inflorescence.

Cotyledons
Cotyledons longoval, 10-12 mm (0.39 - 0.47 inch), at the underside often redviolet.

Stems
Erect, single or branched, light green to reddish, more or less short and rough hairy.

Leaves
Long petiolate leaves, ovate, pointed, gray-green.

Pesticides