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Julia Scher, Federal Noxious Weeds Disseminules, USDA APHIS ITP, Bugwood.org
Cowpea witchweed
Striga gesnerioides

Cowpea witchweed (Striga gesnerioides) is a parasitic plant. It was first detected in Florida in 1978.

Cowpea witchweed is a small erect, annual, parasitic plant on the roots of various plants .