horseweed

Erigeron canadensis

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Erigeron canadensis (synonym Conyza canadensis) is an annual plant native throughout most of North America and Central America. It is also widely naturalized in Eurasia and Australia. Common names include horseweed, Canadian horseweed, Canadian fleabane, coltstail, marestail, and butterweed. It was the first weed to have developed glyphosate resistance, reported in 2001 from Delaware.

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  1. (c) matthewherron, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Matthew Herron, http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/396047
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erigeron_canadensis

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