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Pigweed Family - Snakecotton
Amaranthaceae - Amaranth (Pigweed) family
Slender Snakecotton Froelichia gracilis
Flower clusters 1/2"-2" long and become very fluffy. Stem is covered in white hairs. Leaves mostly basal. Plants grow 10"-15" tall.
Photos taken in Taylor County, Texas, (A) June 2004, (B) September 2006
(Native of Texas - Taylor, Callahan, Coleman, Brown, Coke)
Plains Snakecotton Froelichia floridana
Large flower spike with red tips. Thinner stem with no fuzz. Leaves mostly basal. Swollen bright red leaf nodes.
(Native of Texas - Taylor)
white Wild Buckwheat
yellow Wild Buckwheat