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(Plants) any plant of the widely distributed annual genus Kochia, esp K. Scoparia trichophila, grown for its foliage, which turns dark red in the late summer: family Chenopodiaceae. Also called: burning bush or summer cypress
[named after W. D. J. Koch (1771–1849), German botanist]
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Noun1.kochia - summer cypressKochia - summer cypress      
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Bassia scoparia, belvedere, Kochia scoparia, summer cypress, fire bush, fire-bush, burning bush - densely branched Eurasian plant; foliage turns purple-red in autumn
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Newly approved Acuron has been shown to control 70-plus weeds, including broadleaf and grass weeds like Palmer amaranth, marestail, giant ragweed, kochia, morningglory and waterhemp.
Effect of limited irrigation with saline water on seed yield and seed quality of two local population of Kochia scoparia L.
Desiccated Russian thistle, a woody leafy plant, and kochia (KOH'-sha), both invasive weeds from Eurasia, are the culprits.
Grazed plots were characterized by Bouteloua gracilis, while nongrazed plots were characterized by Equisetum laevigatum and Kochia scoparia (Table 1).
When the blind is brushed with Kochia (tumbleweed), the bottom of the weed is stripped, leaving a 5 to 6-foot length of weed that is shoved into the wire covering riveted to the top of the skin.
And for dot plants choose tall and showy flowers or foliage to break up block planting such as standard fuchsia, kochia, abutilon and canna.
Forage kochia (Kochia prostrata) is a shrubby Asian native that has found a new home on western U.
The pollen production of local taxa is very low, among which Betula nana, Salix, Selaginella selaginoides, Dryas octopetala and steppe xerophytes Eurotia ceratoides, Ephedra and halophilous taxa Kochia prostrata, Salsola kali and Salicornia herbaceae have been identified (Pirrus 1971).
Armed with saplings of perennial and seasonal plants, notably Hamelia, Ixora, Acalypha, Araucaria, Lavender, Kochia and Euphorbia Milii, around 1,200 men of the NDMC's horticulture department were involved in this massive plantation exercise.
Karroo thorn, rosewood and kochia were found to pose the greatest threat under climate change while white weeping broom and fringed dodder were predicted to have the highest risk of establishing in new areas.
Add eucalyptus cinerea and kochia foliage for a wintry look.
Haloxylon salicornicum, Kochia indica, Prosopis juliflora, Prosopis cineraria, Rhazya stricta, Salvadora oleoides, Salsoal foetida, Suaeda fruticsa, Tramarix aphylla, Ziziphus mauritiana, Ziziphus nummularia, Eleussine compressa.