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Chenopodiaceae (Kochia scoparia)


Biology and Management

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Kochia Flower (link to large image)

Kochia Stem (link to large image)

Kochia Flower Kochia Stem

Kochia Mature Plant (link to large image)

Kochia is an annual that reproduces by seed. Plants are erect, 1 to 6 feet in height with multiple branches. Slender, alternate leaves are smooth on top and hairy below. Flowers form short spikes in axils of upper leaves.

Kochia Mature Plant


This section contains information on identification of the different life stages of Kochia.  Select Biology and Management from the Contents Menu for more information on the biology and management, or select Registered Herbicides for the herbicides that are registered to control this weed in mint.