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Prostrate Pigweed

Amaranthus blitum

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.

Photo of Prostrate Pigweed

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