Young Palmer Amaranth Plant (image) University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Share Print E-Mail Caption Farmers should learn to identify Palmer amaranth at early growth stages, well before it produces seed. Credit Photo courtesy of Aaron Hager. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.