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Green Weed

Posted by timmboj 5A or 5B (My Page) on
Mon, Jul 15, 13 at 14:48

This thick succulent-like weed is taking over my lawn. In the fall, it leaves seeds that look like fat caraway seeds. I've sprayed Weed n Feed and it seems to work, but comes right back. Any ideas about what it is, AND how to get rid of it?


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RE: Green Weed

Smooth Buttonweed (Diodia virginiana)


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RE: Green Weed

It reproduces from stem fragments (for example, after mowing) and rhizomes.

Nasty stuff.

Here's a site that advocates mowing high and just pulling the diodia whenever you see it:
http://mobilebotanicalgardens.org/2012/07/12/beating-buttonweed/


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RE: Green Weed

Thanks Gang! Great help and advice! Thank you.


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