Weeds

Fiddleneck

(Rancher's Fireweed, Orange Fiddleneck)

Fiddleneck
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An annual herb. The leaves are lanced to oblong, 2-3” long, and grow in a clump at the base of the plant. The flower stem grows up to 4’ tall, with yellow flowers and has a terminal whirl is the shape of a fiddle handle. This is a noxious weed and poisonous to livestock. It contains high levels of alkaloids and nitrates.