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Amaranthus spinosus

Amaranthus spinosus
spiny amaranth; thorny pigweed

Common name spiny amaranth; thorny pigweed
Family amaranthaceae
Life cycle annual
Light sun

Warm-season annual with sturdy spines along its stems. Will grow tall (to 5') if allowed. We find it only very occasionally in our garden.

This is a weed in our garden

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