Broadleaf Weeds

February 17, 2016

Curly Dock

Curley dock is toxic to animals so it must be removed from farms that have livestock or lawns with pets. The plant can be difficult to remove however good mowing and weed control will take care of it
February 17, 2016

Catchweed Bedstraw

Catchweed bedstraw is known for its ability to stick to anyone or anything that happens to brush up against it. It's a menace to farming equipment. We often see this weed on lawns in Sugar Hill
February 17, 2016

Carolina Geranium

Carolina geranium is a common weed that is native to North America that we see in Georgia during the summer. Its hairy stems are either red or a greenish-pink. This weed crowds out lawns
February 16, 2016

Buckhorn Plantain

Buckhorn plantain is an invasive weed that can produce upwards of 10,000 seeds in a single season and spreads rapidly. Low mowing heights will not eliminate this weed so weed control is needed
February 16, 2016

Broadleaf Dock

Broadleaf dock is a difficult weed to deal with because it has a taproot which can grow up to 5 foot in length. It's a seeding plant but can also regenerate from pieces or parts of the taproot
February 16, 2016

Black Medic

Black medic is a weed that has hairy leaflets that are toothed shape towards the tip. It blooms from April through July with the appearance of 10 to 20 yellow flower clusters that can crowd out a lawn
February 16, 2016

Redroot Pigweed

Redroot pigweed is a leafy green weed that contains a nephrotoxin that causes kidney failure if consumed. This weed loves to invade gardens but also tries to take over and crowd out lawns
February 15, 2016


Hydrocotyle is a common perennial plant that is considered aquatic to semi-aquatic in nature. They grow in many parts of the world, including the United States, around or near bodies of water so great care
February 15, 2016

Red Sorrel

Red sorrel is a weed species that is a common sight on disturbed land and can be found in Georgia. One of its distinct features is the dense patches of above ground roots seen in mature plants
February 15, 2016


Lambsquarters, or Chenopodium album, is a very tall, bushy weed. Its leaves are shaped very similarly to a duck or goose’s foot. This is one reason […]
February 14, 2016


Groundsel (Senecio vulgaris) is a common broadleaf weed that can be found in all 50 states and is considered native to many other parts of the […]
February 13, 2016

Yellow Woodsorrel

Yellow woodsorrel (Oxalis stricta) grows very quickly during the summer, sprouting up in your fertile, moist, warm, manured soils – especially if there’s shade. Yellow woodsorrel […]
February 10, 2016


Although Stellaria media (common Chickweed plant) is native to Europe, it is now one of the most commonly found weeds in lawns throughout Georgia and the […]
February 5, 2016

Hairy Galinsoga

Hairy galinsoga (Galinsoga quadriradiata) is a broadleaf weed that is native to Central Mexico but has been naturalized in many parts of the world, including the […]
February 5, 2016


Ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) is a native annual weed found in many places throughout the world. It is considered to be an invasive plant in Central and […]
February 5, 2016

Bull Thistle

Bull thistle (Cirsium vulgare) is a noxious weed that can take root just about anywhere. The tall, flowering weed has the ability to completely overtake other […]
February 5, 2016

Field Bindweed

Field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis) is a vine-like perennial that is native to Asia and Europe. This invasive weed is a serious problem in many parts of […]
February 5, 2016

Jimson Weed

Jimson weed is poisonous and can cause mild to severe hallucinations, amnesia, and death, plus other effects. It has beautiful purple and while flowers and competes agressively for space in lawns
February 5, 2016

Broadleaf Plantain

Mature broadleaf plantain plants have dark green leaves that are 3-7 inches long and 1-2 inches wide. This broadleaf weed has invaded properties all over Marietta so proper weed control and lawn care
February 5, 2016


Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) is an American weed that is native to the eastern part of the United States and has been used for centuries by Native […]