witchweed, Striga spp.  (Scrophulariales: Scrophulariaceae) - 1624064

Striga sp. Lour.

Descriptor: Infestation
Description: Parasitic weed from Africa and Asia, infests corn fields in North and South Carolina. Through a cooperative federal/state program, the infestation has been reduced from 432,000 acres to less than 15,000 acres in the Carolinas.
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Name: Robert Eplee
Organization: USDA APHIS PPQ
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Image Information last updated on Monday, May 23, 2011