Russian thistle

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Russian thistle:

see goosefootgoosefoot,
common name for the genus Chenopodium, as well as for the goosefoot family, Chenopodiaceae, a family of widely distributed shrubs and herbs that includes the beet, spinach, and mangel-wurzel.
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; tumbleweedtumbleweed,
any of several plants, particularly abundant in prairie and steppe regions, that commonly break from their roots at maturity and, drying into a rounded tangle of light, stiff branches, roll before the wind, covering long distances and scattering seed as they go.
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Leafy Spurge, Russian Thistle, and Spotted Knapweed
Many weeds, such as ragweed, sagebrush, pigweed and Russian thistle cause big problems for allergy sufferers.
Watch for the stinging Russian thistle that has colonized; however scotching the gorge gets, hips waders can be a savior.
Overdrive controls more than 90 annual broadleaf weeds, including kochia, Russian thistle, marestail, sowthistle and prostrate spurge, as well as more than 50 biennial and perennial weeds, such as musk thistle, yellow starthistle, Canada thistle, western ragweed, bull thistle and plumeless.
In late summer and fall weeds such as ragweed, sagebrush, pigweed, Russian thistle and cocklebur become problematic for allergy sufferers.

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