A picture of a Witchweed

Witchweed

Striga spp.

Striga bilabiata MS4167 by [1] (CC BY-SA 2.5)

Flowering

    More images of Witchweed

    A close up of some purple Striga flowers
    A close up of some pink Striga flowers
    A close up of a pink Striga flower

    Witchweed Overview

    Striga is a genus of around 52 plants in the Orobanchaceae family. They are found naturally in parts of Africa, Asia, and Australia and some species are considered serious pathogens of cereal food crops.