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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 trafficking investigation - Operation Redroot - began after one victim was arrested and told German police of Iyamu's crimes - who then wire-tapped the victims' mobile phones.
For example, corn yield loss at low volunteer soybean densities was similar to losses reported for low densities of velvetleaf and redroot pigweed, with 10% yield loss estimated to occur at 3 to 4 volunteer soybean plants/[m.sup.2] (Alms et al., 2016).
Interference of redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus) with snap beans.
Everman, "Fertilizer and population affects nitrogen assimilation of common lambsquarters (Chenopodium album) and redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus)," Weed Science, vol.
AMARANTHUS RETROFLEXUS 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).
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REDROOT PIGWEED) (Amaranthus retroflexus): Annual--Till beds to encourage seeds to germinate, and then hoe seedlings under and mulch deeply.