chamberbitter

COMMON NAME: Chamberbitter
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Phyllanthus uriniaria
FAMILY: Euphrobiaceae
LIFECYCLE: Annual
FEATURES: Annual broadleaf weed with pinnately compound leaves. Flowers born on bottom of leaf stem.
DESCRIPTION: Often referred to as mimosa weed because of pinnately compound leaves that fold upon touching.
Also commonly referred to as leafflower because of flowers are attached to lower portion of leaf stem.

Broad View Whole plant

Broad View
Whole plant

Broad View Infesting a home garden

Broad View
Infesting a home garden

Leaf Pinnately compound leaf

Leaf
Pinnately compound leaf

Leaf Lower leaf

Leaf
Lower leaf