Image Number: 1624064

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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

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Scrophulariales
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Genus: Striga
Subject: Striga spp. Lour.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Image last updated:
Monday, May 23, 2011