weeds

weeds

Probably darnel, a somewhat poisonous weed looking very much like wheat during its earliest stages. As a result of the resemblance, early separation from wheat is nearly impossible. This is further complicated by the fact that the roots of the two intertwine (Matt 13:29).

Matt 13:29

29But he replied, ‘No; for in gathering the weeds you would uproot the wheat along with them.

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