AKA: Giant Ragweed
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Plant Type: Forb

Life Cycle: Annual

Habitat: Moist sunny areas.

Leaf Pattern: Opposite

Description: A course, rough feeling annual plant with stiff hairs. It is much larger than its brother, the Common Ragweed. The leaves have 3 to 5 pointed large lobes. The flowers are small, green and inconspicuous and hang upside down on upright spikes. In the summer they produce very obvious bright yellow pollen.