Asiatic Witchweed (Striga asiatica)


Striga Asiatica, or more commonly know as Asiatic Witchweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Striga. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Striga Asiatica or Asiatic Witchweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of North Carolina and South Carolina.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Striga
  • Family: Scrophulariaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I)
  • State Noxious Status: CA (AW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: CA (witchweed)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE SWSS

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