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  • Amaranthus palmerii,

    Plant Records: More Weed Than You Ever Need

    Name: Palmer amaranth Scientific name: Amaranthus palmeri Known for: Destroyer of crop yields Record broken: Weed of the Year two years running (2014-2015) Palmer amaranth, also known as Palmer’s pigweed, is a fast growing and competitive plant quickly becoming a serious problem for crop farmers across North America. It is edible, and was initially grown […] More