Amaranthus retroflexus

Redroot Pigweed

Synonyms: Pigweed

Life cycle: Summer annual
Growth Habit: Erect
Propagation: Seed
Leaf Margin: Wavy
Leaf Hairs: Hairy petioles
Leaf Structure: Ovate or rhombic-ovate
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Root Type: Taproot
Flower Color: Greenish


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Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Benefin, Bensulide, Dimethenamid-p, Dithiopyr, Mesotrione, Metolachlor, Napropamide, Oryzalin, Oxadiazon, Pendimethalin, Prodiamine, Pronamide, Siduron, Simazine
  • Post Emergence: 2,4-D, Carfentrazone, Chlorsulfuron, Clopyralid, Dicamba, Fluroxypyr, MCPA, Mesotrione, Quinclorac, Sulfentrazone, Sulfosulfuron, Triclopyr, Trifloxysulfuron

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