HARRISBURG - Be on the lookout for Palmer Amaranth! Pennsylvania's
newest weed threat is resistant to glyphosate and other herbicides. And one
plant produces over 100,000 seeds a season.
While it has not yet crossed into Pennsylvania, officials at
the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture believe that it’s only a matter of
time before it shows up here. The aggressive weed has been found in Maryland, Delaware
While primarily a threat to agricultural row crops, the weed
can easily become a nuisance in managed landscapes. And once you have it, it’s
a devil to get rid of.
Read more at the Penn State Extension website by clicking here.