Plant Profile: Horseweed, Conyza canadensis

Horseweed, (Conyza canadensis). Photo credit: Phillip Merritt

The common name may refer to the size of this plant, a robust, coarse summer annual in the Aster Family.  Horseweed grows 1 to 6 feet tall on a stout stem often covered with long white hairs.  There are a lot of narrow leaves crowded on the stem, which becomes branched near the top.  … [Read More]