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Asiatic witchweed
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Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources
USDA APHIS PPQ Factsheet

Selected Images from www.invasive.org
 
Number:1148167
Description:yellow and red flowers
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Number:1148124
Description:witchweed seeds (smallest), tobacco seeds (next smallest), mustard seeds (largest) and human hair
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Description:Distribution Map
Source:National Agricultural Pest Information System

Invasive and Noxious Weed References

  • Plant Protection and Quarantine. 2000. Federal Noxious Weed List. USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. http://www.aphis.usda.gov/ppq/weeds/
  • Arkansas State Plant Board, Regulations on Plant Diseases and Pests, September 1997 - http://www.plantboard.org/plant_pdfs/plantdiseasereg.pdf
Taxonomic Reference
USDA, NRCS. 2002. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.5 (http://plants.usda.gov). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=plant_profile.cgi&symbol=STRIG

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USDA Forest ServiceUSDA APHIS PPQThe Bugwood Network University of Georgia Bargeron, C.T., D.J. Moorhead, G.K. Douce, R.C. Reardon & A.E. Miller
(Tech. Coordinators). 2003. Invasive Plants of the Eastern U.S.:
Identification and Control. USDA Forest Service - Forest Health
Technology Enterprise Team. Morgantown, WV USA. FHTET-2003-08.