Palmer Amaranth seed heads in soybean field


Example of petiole longer than leaf blade


Long petiole on plant


Palmer Amaranth female plant


Petiole longer than leaf blade


Palmer Amaranth infestation in soybean field


Hairs on leaf tips

 

Click on the following link for a Purdue publication with more information about Palmer amaranth:

Palmer Amaranth Biology, Identification and Management

More information about Palmer Amaranth is also available on the OSU Extension Weed Management web site at: http://u.osu.edu/osuweeds/

August 2016: Mark Loux Summary of conversation with Larry Steckel, weed specialist at the University of Tennesee regarding palmer amaranth control strategies:

Palmer Amaranth Control Strategies, University of TN phone conversation