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Asiatic witchweed
Magnoliopsida > Scrophulariales > Scrophulariaceae > Striga asiatica (L.) Kuntze

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources

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Description:yellow and red flowers
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Description:witchweed seeds (smallest), tobacco seeds (next smallest), mustard seeds (largest) and human hair
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Description:Distribution Map
Source:National Agricultural Pest Information System

Invasive and Noxious Weed References

  • Plant Protection and Quarantine. 2000. Federal Noxious Weed List. USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
  • Arkansas State Plant Board, Regulations on Plant Diseases and Pests, September 1997 -
Taxonomic Reference
USDA, NRCS. 2002. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.5 ( National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

USDA Forest ServiceUSDA APHIS PPQ The Bugwood Network University of Georgia is a joint project of
The Bugwood Network, USDA Forest Service & USDA APHIS PPQ.
The University of Georgia - Warnell School of Forest Resources and
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences - Dept. of Entomology
Last updated on Wednesday, November 05, 2003 at 01:41 PM
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