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Jul 28, 2016 1:04 PM CST

I am cleaning up some neglect in a garden, but it's not too bad. There are two of these tall guys among the tomatillos, and the way they're spaced, it seems that they were planted with purpose. I have no clue what they are. Can anyone help ID these guys? I'll be weeding over the next couple of days, and want to make sure I get them if they're weeds. They don't seem to be choking anything, but who knows.
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Jul 28, 2016 1:26 PM CST
Name: greene
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Looks like maybe pigweed? Amaranth of some type?
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Jul 28, 2016 1:31 PM CST

Hmmm. It certainly looks the same! Should I pull it, or is it helpful? I know you can eat the leaves, but it also says it sucks up nitrates from the soil...
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Jul 28, 2016 1:34 PM CST
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