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Kochia scoparia

Kochia (Kochia scoparia)


Kochia scoparia
Common Names kochia
Family Goosefoot
Plant Type Forb
Native No
Weed Noxious

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Kochia (Kochia scoparia) can be a problem weed for farmers in their cultivated fields, but Forage Kochia (K. prostrata) is being used to create greenstrips in fire prevention. K. scoparia has a sturdy stock with alternate branching, and reaches any where from 1 to 6 feet tall. Its flowers are inconspicuous and tightly hugging the axils of the leafs.


For additional information please send an e-mail request to:
Dr. Clinton C. Shock
Clinton.Shock@oregonstate.edu

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Ontario, OR 97914
(541) 889-2174
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