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Common Weed Seedlings of the North Central States

Revised:  5/11/2010
Item number:  NCR607

This detailed, illustrated guide that will help you identify the 54 of the most common problem weed species in the north central region of the United States. It is divided into two main sections: grass and grass-like weeds and broadleaf weeds.

Weeds depicted include: barnyardgrass, bull thistle, Canada thistle, common chickweed, common cocklebur, common dandelion, common purslane, common ragweed, common sunflower, downy brome, eastern black nightshade, fall panicum, field bindweed, field pennycress, giant foxtail, green foxtail, hairy nightshade, henbit, horseweed, jimsonweed, johnsongrass, kochia, ladysthumb, lambsquarters, large crabgrass, longspine sandbur, morningglory (ivyleaf), palmer amaranth, Pennsylvania smartweed, pinnate tansymustard, prickly lettuce, prickly sida, quackgrass, redroot and smooth pigweed, shattercane, shepherd’s-purse, smooth crabgrass, velvetleaf, venice mallow, virginia pepperweed, waterhemp, white campion, wild buckwheat, wild carrot, wild mustard, wild oat, wild-proso millet, wirestem muhry, witchgrass, woolly cupgrass, yellow foxtail, yellow nutsedge, and yellow rocket.

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