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Prostrate Pigweed (A) — Amaranthus blitoides — Family: Amaranthaceae — Amaranth

© Copyright 2004-2014, Ronald Calhoun.
© Copyright 2004-2014, Ronald Calhoun.
© Copyright 2004-2014, Ronald Calhoun.
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Prostrate pigweed is a native mat-forming summer annual weed that invades thin, damaged or under-fertilized lawns. It is common in areas with disturbed soils or neglected areas. Prostrate pigweed lacks the hairs common to redroot pigweed and has smooth leaves.