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D. Extremely Fuzzy Weeds

Yellow "dandelion" flower; foliage fragrant when crushed... Camphorweed (Heterotheca subaxillaris)

Very tall weed, potentially 6'-12' or more; leaves opposite, dentate; flower heads fuzzy, white to pinkish... Jack-in-the-Bush (Chromolaena odorata)

Weed to 6' tall; leaves heart-shaped and velvety; flowers round and yellow... Heartleaf Sida (Sida cordifolia)

Weed to 6' tall; leaves linear or nearly so; plants hirsute to hispid; flowers in small white heads (Asteraceae)... Canada Horseweed (Conyza canadensis)

Leaves pinnate on plant to 3' tall ; flowers coral; pods resemble fuzzy hotdogs... Hairy Indigo (lndigofera hirsuta)

Sprawling weeds with opposite entire-margined leaves and fringed stipule... Mexican-Clover (Richardia grandiflora, consider also other species of Richardia... see "opposite leaves" in "Category E – Weeds With Opposite Leaves" )

Erect or floppy weed with opposite toothed leaves; flower heads with creamy “petals" (ray flowers), these with 3 teeth... Tridax (Tridax procumbens)

Flower heads with 5 "petals" (ray flowers" having three terminal teeth... Shaggy Soldiers, Gallant Soldiers (Galinsoga quadriradiata)

Sprawling weed with opposite, toothy, wrinkled leaves; flowers yellow... Wedelia (Wedelia trilobata aka Sphagneticola trilobata)

Erect weed to 2' tall having soft woolly hairs, often so much that the young stem looks "snowy"; leaf blades widest toward the tip and tapering gradually toward the base (obspatulate); flower heads tightly congested, greenish or chaffy... Cudweed (Gamochaeta purpurea, or possibly other Gamochaeta or Pseudognaphalium species)

 

 


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