Bitterweed

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Description

Sunflower Family : Asteraceae

Latin Name : Hymenoxys odorata
Longevity : Annual
Season : Warm
Origin : Native
Value :
Wildlife – poor
Livestock – TOXIC

Remarks :
Bitterweed is a yellow-flowered, annual weed varying in height from a few inches to 2 feet. It is erect and branches from the base. This plant is toxic to livestock, primarily sheep. It is a major problem in the southwest. Cattle are occasionally poisoned when this plant is present and there is a shortage of other green forage.

Source: USDA-NRCS

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
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