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Redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus) seedling leaves (cotyledons) are narrow and long, and they lack a distinct midvein bisecting each leaf.

Redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus)

First true leaves initially appear small and red.

Redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus)

True leaves eventually grow to be more broad than cotyledons, with a distinct midvein.

Redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus)

Redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus)




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