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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Palmer Amaranth

Caption: Palmer amaranth grows very fast, germinates throughout the season, produces lots of seeds, can tolerate heat extremes and is very adaptable, researchers report.

Credit: Aaron Hager

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