WINGED PIGWEED, Cyclolorna atriplicifolium (Spreng.) Coult. 1, upper portion of stem with flowers; 2, seed. Annual, bushy, much-branched plant. Stems 1/2 to 2 feet (15 to 60 cm) tall, smooth, without hairs after seedling stage, often turning red during the fall. Leaves alternate, 1/2 to 2 inches (1.3 to 5 cm) long, with scalloped edges, falling early. Flowers numerous, sessile, greenish, borne singly on the nearly leafless upper branches. Seeds flat, round, about 1/8 to 3/16 inch (3 to 4.5 mm) in diameter, with a prominent circular wing, often red or purple in the fall. Found in cultivated fields and in row crops. Often prevalent in sandy soils.