Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Careless-weed at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Careless-weed, Palmer's Amaranth
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Native south and west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC
Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora
IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Stems not armed
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!