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    07 / 14 / 2014

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This looks like an amaranth – like red root pigweed, but the tiny white flowers are unlike pig weed. What could it be?


  • jake12121212 Master Identifier says:

    Wood Nettle, (Laportea canadensis) which has alternate leaves is not to be confused with Stinging Nettle ( Urtica dioica), which has narrower leaves oppositely attached. Now to make it confusing….. they both sting.

    August 10th, 2014 at 12:08am

  • Jim Unregistered says:

    July 18th, 2014 at 3:34pm

  • stone Master Identifier says:

    Looks like urtica… Itch weed. Some people grow it for arthritis, others grow it for a potherb. People are always searching for a start to add to their gardens, so… If you decide that you don’t want it… It should be easy to find a home for it….

    July 18th, 2014 at 9:28am

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