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Importance

Common in spring crops on sandy, well watered arable land. Dense mass of growth often causes problems. Indicates acid soil.

Spurrey 1
1. The cotyledons are very long and thin (about 25 times as long as they are wide), as are the first true leaves. Both are round and not flat in cross-section.
Spurrey - young
2. The leaves are very narrow, long and fleshy, arising as clusters along the stem.
Spurrey - mature
3. An annual of straggling upright growth with small white flowers.

 

Identify Broad-Leaved Weeds

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