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Lawn Care Guide: Broadleaf Weeds

Wild Radish

The wild radish (raphanus raphanistrum) is part of the Brassicaceae family. Also known as jointed charlock, this plant originates from the Mediterranean but it has become common ar ... Read More
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Wild Carrot

The wild carrot, which is also known as daucus carota and Queen Anne's lace, is from the Apiaceae family. This flowering plant is originally from Europe and South West Asia, but i ... Read More
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White Clover

Although most weeds are annoying problems, some weeds also receive some love from the home owners. Some weeds, especially the broadleaf variety, can display really beautiful inflor ... Read More
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Velvetleaf

Velvetleaf (abutilon theophrasti ), otherwise known as buttonweed, is a South Asian plant which is part of the Malvaceae family. It is an annual plant that grows up to two meters ... Read More
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Sweet Clover

Weeds are an annoying problem every homeowner faces. Both grassy and broadleaf variety of weeds can infest yards and turfs but, the broadleaf variety is the one that can ruin the a ... Read More
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Sunflower

Many broadleaf weeds bear some bright and beautiful flowers that can mislead a homeowner into thinking that the plant is harmless. However, the reality can’t be farther from the ... Read More
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Stinging Nettle

The stinging nettle (urtica dioica) is one of the most fascinating weeds found throughout Europe and North America. It is extremely common and familiar to most people because of it ... Read More
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Sow Thistle

Sow thistle (sonchus oleraceus) is an annual herb, from the daisy family, which is native to Europe and Western Asia. However, it also grows in a number of other regions around the ... Read More
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Shepherd’s Purse

Shepard's purse has a pretty wide growing season, and it's a biennial plant that reproduces by seed and spores after soil temperatures fall below 60 degrees (F). Initially, shepher ... Read More
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Scarlet Pimpernel

Broadleaf weeds can be a real problem for the homeowners. They can mar the appearance of a very well cultured lawn and are difficult to handle, especially if they are allowed to ma ... Read More
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Purslane

Common Purslane (portulaca oleracea) is a type of trailing weed found in various parts of the world. While it is thought to be native to North Africa and the Middle East, its abili ... Read More
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Prickly Lettuce

Prickly lettuce (Lactuca serriola) is a common weed found in the United States. Its common name is prickly lettuce and grows wild in fields, along roadsides and on lawns. It is ve ... Read More
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Pennsylvania Smartweed

Polygonum pensylvanicum, more commonly known as Pennsylvania smartweed, is a plant that can be found in most of the United States. It is well established in both the central area o ... Read More
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Mustard

Brassica is a plant that is commonly known as mustard. Other members of this family of plants include cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower. Unlike the rest of its family, the mustard ... Read More
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Mayweed

Anthemis cotula is a common weed that is also known as mayweed. This weed is a flowering annual that has a very strong odor. This odor is so pungent that it can be detected from s ... Read More
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Marestail

Marestail, otherwise known as Conyza canadensis is a common weed that can be found in large areas of the United States. Native to North America, marestail has now spread to many pa ... Read More
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Ladysthumb

Ladysthumb, or Polygonum maculosa, is an edible weed. It has also been used as a home remedy for controlling mild diarrhea and combating infections. The leaves and the flowers are ... Read More
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Henbit

Henbit (or lamium amplexicaule) is a purple-green broadleaf weed with very shallow root systems that spread everywhere. Most of the time, it grows in the springtime, but in colder ... Read More
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Fleabane

Fleabane (Erigeron annus) is a herbaceous plant that is very common in most of North America including the state of Georgia. This plant is considered a weed by many even though its ... Read More
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