Prostrate Pigweed

Amaranthus lividus

Photo of Prostrate Pigweed
Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

There are many species of pigweed and they are weed pests in several cropping systems. Amaranthus lividus is a prostrate species with a notch in the tip of the leaf.

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