Chenopodium album



Pigweed, White Goosefoot

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Summer annual
Growth Habit: Erect
Propagation: Seed
Leaf Margin: Irregularly toothed
Leaf Hairs: None
Leaf Structure: Egg-shaped to lanceolate
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Root Type: Taproot, short and branched
Flower Color: Green


Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Bensulide, Dimethenamid-p, Isoxaben, Mesotrione, Napropamide, Oryzalin, Prodiamine, Pronamide, Simazine
  • Post Emergence: 2,4-D, Atrazine, Bentazon, Bromoxynil, Carfentrazone, Chlorsulfuron, Dicamba, MCPA, Mecoprop-p, Mesotrione, Metribuzin, Quinclorac, Sulfentrazone, Triclopyr

Please note: one or more of these active ingredients may exist in combination-type brand name products. Any material used for herbicidal control of any plant may vary in efficacy. Please read the full disclaimer on herbicide usage.