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New pictorial guide aids in Palmer amaranth and tall waterhemp identification

by Phyllis Bongard and Jeff Gunsolus
With the recent confirmation of Palmer amaranth in Minnesota, it is critical to identify this noxious weed, so it can be eradicated before it becomes widespread. A new pictorial guide compares key characteristics of Palmer amaranth and tall waterhemp at several growth stages throughout the growing season to aid in this identification.