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Weed id help

Posted by wilsocn (My Page) on
Sat, May 28, 11 at 17:35

This stuff covers about 1/4 to 1/3 of my entire back yard and it is starting to grow in large patches in the front as well. It sort of resembles clover but is much light in color, smaller leaves and also multiple leaves/petals on each stem. The root system seems very shallow and pulls up easily but basically I have no clue what it is. :)

Anyway, here are some pics for the experts out there to identify. Thanks a lot!

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RE: Weed id help

I was going to guess some sort of sida because of the root structure. 2,4-d containing herbicide will cure this right up. You can buy concentrated 2,4-d at tractor supply.

RE: Weed id help

That's a clover-like weed. It looks to me as if there's a small stem on the middle leaf of each group of three leaves. If that's the case, that is a characteristic of black medic. So is the shallow root system. It spreads quickly and will often choke out the grass as it spreads.

Kill it quickly before it goes to flower and then to seed because it produces a lot of seeds.

RE: Weed id help

Use Weed B Gon Max and follow label directions. You may need 2 applications.

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