Peganum harmala

Commonly known as African rue

Distribution Map

Map showing the spread of this weed across New Mexico counties

This weed can be found in the following counties of New Mexico:

  • Chaves
  • Doña Ana
  • Eddy
  • Grant
  • Hidalgo
  • Lea
  • Lincoln
  • Luna
  • Otero
  • Sierra
  • Socorro

Weed Classification

Noxious Weed Class Not designated a New Mexico noxious weed
Weed Type forb
Found in rangeland
Duration perennial
Juice not milky
Growth Habit at Maturity spreading
Leaf Arrangement alternate
Leaf Type lobed,leaflets
Presence of Leaf Tendils absent
Leaf Succulence either
Stem Shape round
Flower Color white-cream
Flower Symmetry symmetric

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