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red·root

 (rĕd′ro͞ot′, -ro͝ot′)
n.
1. An eastern North American bog plant (Lachnanthes caroliana) having red roots and woolly yellow flowers.
2. A coarse cosmopolitan weed (Amaranthus retroflexus) having hairy leaves and stout terminal panicles with dense lateral spikes of green flowers.

redroot

(ˈrɛdˌruːt)
n
1. (Plants) a bog plant, Lachnanthes tinctoria, of E North America, having woolly yellow flowers and roots that yield a red dye: family Haemodoraceae
2. (Plants) another name for pigweed1

red•root

(ˈrɛdˌrut, -ˌrʊt)

n.
an E North American swamp plant, Lachnanthes tintoria, of the bloodwort family, having sword-shaped leaves, woolly yellowish flowers, and a red root.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.redroot - perennial woodland native of North America having a red root and red sap and bearing a solitary lobed leaf and white flower in early spring and having acrid emetic propertiesredroot - perennial woodland native of North America having a red root and red sap and bearing a solitary lobed leaf and white flower in early spring and having acrid emetic properties; rootstock used as a stimulant and expectorant
genus Sanguinaria, Sanguinaria - one species: bloodroot
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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The Effects of Reduced Doses and Application Timing of Metribuzin on Redroot Pigweed (Amaranthusretroflexus L.
Redroot, Rough Green Amaranth; Old-field along RR track; Infrequent; C = 0; BSUH 18782.
A familiar one -- perhaps too familiar -- is redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus).
The 1-ton and 2-ton rates worked best in peppermint, reducing barnyard grass, green foxtail, common lambsquarters, henbit, and redroot pigweed populations by 90 percent several weeks after application.
Of the three, the one-ton and two-ton rates worked best in peppermint, reducing barnyard grass, green foxtail, common lambsquarters, henbit and redroot pigweed populations by 90 percent several weeks after application.
8") was mostly hypericum with small patches of redroot (Lachnanthes caroliniana), gallbery (Ilex glabra), fetterbush (Lyonia lucida) and several pine snags (Pinus spp.
In the current study, the investigators analyzed bronchial epithelial cells after exposure to hydrated short ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) and redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus) pollen grains.
Redroot (Ceanothus americana), Blueberry (Vaccinium spp.
In four papers published over the past 6 years, her team showed that the drug can severely stunt the growth of barley, corn, the water fern Azolla filiculoides, and the three common garden weeds redroot pigweed, broad-leafed plantain, and sheep sorrel.
In California, residents only have to look to the hills and vacant city lots for a list of culprits: Russian thistle, or tumbleweed; coastal sage; mug woort; lamb's quarters; lenscale; pig weed; western and false ragweed; English plantain and redroot.
On the other hand, if redroot pigweed, chickweed, dandelion and wild mustard thrive, the soil's PH balance would suit most garden plants.
Now is the right time when redroot and purslane are sprouting.