Weeds

Lambsquarters

Lambsquarters
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Lambsquarter is an annual weed found in cultivated and waste areas throughout the United States.

This weed grows up to 4 feet tall with many branches. The leaves have a wavy or coarsely toothed margin with a soft gray or white mealy coating on young leaves and underside of mature leaves. The flowers are gray-green in branch ends and clusters.


Lambsquarter has a large water consumption and drys out the area around other plants. Lambsquarter also hosts leafhoppers that may carry plant virus called curly top.

Lambsquarter also resembles pigweed and goosegrass.