It is a species of flowering plant in the family Orobanchaceae known by the common names.
It is native to Europe, but it can be found on other continents, including Australia and North America, as an introduced species. This is an erect annual herb producing a stiff, slender stem coated in hairs and sticky glands.
How to get rid of:
Weeds can be removed manually by uprooting or cutting them close to the ground from time to time.