Contact: Diana Yates
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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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