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IPM1023, New January 2005

Missouri Weed Seeds

Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot family)

Broadleaf plant family

At least 18 different Chenopodium genera members, also known as lambsquarters, are present in Missouri. Kochia is also another important member.

Kochia Kochia
Kochia scoparia
 

Lambsquarters, common Lambsquarters, common
Chenopodium album
 

Povertyweed, Nuttall Povertyweed, Nuttall
Monolepis nuttalliana
 

Thistle, Russian Thistle, Russian
Salsola iberica
 

For an idea of relative seed size, each photo contains a millimeter ruler. The distance between increments is 1 mm.

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