Cowpea Witchweed (Striga gesnerioides)

Cowpea Witchweed (Striga Gesnerioides)
Credit: Marco Schmidt[1] | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0

Striga Gesnerioides, or more commonly know as Cowpea 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 perennial which means it will grow year after year. Striga Gesnerioides or Cowpea Witchweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the state of Florida.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Striga
  • Family: Scrophulariaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I)

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