Weeds

Smartweed, Pennsylvania

Smartweed, Pennsylvania
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Pennsylvania Smartweed is an annual species of plant that can be found in wet or flooded soils. The plant grows usually 2-3 feet in height and has oval to elliptical leaves that come to a point at the tip. The leaves also have a thick usually light green to yellowish margin running down the center of the leaf. The plant as many branches coming off the main stem, with flowers that are bright pink to rose in color that form in a cylindrical floret of many smaller flowers.