The Most Common Lawn Weeds

The month of April brings more than just flowers, it also brings weeds!

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Now that spring has arrived, some of us may be looking at our landscapes and vowing that this year, “I will have a beautiful, healthy landscape.” Fortunately, this dream can become a reality. With a little hard work and time, your lawn can be healthy and able to withstand future weeds, insects and disease.

But if right now your battle is trying to figure out what weed has invaded your landscape, here’s a list of the most popular weed types in Florida:

Dollarweed

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This hard-to-control weed often thrives in wet soil conditions 

Blanket Crabgrass

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An uncontrollable weed that spreads rapidly when unattended.

Asiatic Hawksbeard

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An annual weed with dandelion-like leaves that is predominately found in landscape beds.

Sedge

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An annual or mostly perennial grass-like plan with aerial flower-bearing stems that can exist in many soil types and conditions, from very wet to dry.

Yellow Wood-sorrel

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This weed has three heart-shaped leaves joined at the base and yellow flowers.

Spotted Spurge

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This summer annual is typically found in weak areas of the lawn.

Florida Pusley

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This annual is low growing and is covered with soft hairs.

Still having problems identifying the weed? Let the experts at Massey Services help! Contact us for a free inspection and we’ll perform a complete, thorough inspection of your lawn and landscape and develop a customized landscape program specific for your lawn.