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Common name: Bitterweed

Latin name: Helenium amarum (Raf.) H. Rock

Family: Asteraceae

Life Cycle: Annual

Type: Broadleaf

Description: A low-growing weed in mowed turf that can also grow erect in un-mowed fields, pastures, and roadsides. It has yellow disk and ray flowers, as well as linear leaves that can make it appear grass-like when immature.

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