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A weed in all spring crops. Found in heavy, damp soils.

Redshank - young 1. The cotyledons are lance-shaped and borne on a red to crimson stem.
Redshank 2 2. The first true leaf is broad, smooth and dark green, often tinged with red.
Redshank 3 3. Later leaves have a thick black blotch in the centre of the blade. An annual of upright growth habit, with small spikes of pink seed-like flowers.




Identify Broad-Leaved Weeds

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