|COMMON NAME:||amaranth, palmer|
|SCIENTIFIC NAME:||Amaranthus palmeri|
|FEATURES:||Dioecious plant with male and female flowers on different plants. Plant can have numerous branches,
up to 6 feet tall, but often with a long spike on the central stem.Leaves are simple with long petiole.
Stem green to red with ridges.
|DESCRIPTION:||One of the first annual plants to develop resistance to glyphosate. A problematic weed in crop
production, especially Round-up Ready Crops.