Can someone ID this weed?

hello.catch22May 3, 2014

Hi it is all over my backyard. Took the picture today.

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hello.catch22

One more

    Bookmark   May 3, 2014 at 3:57PM
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hello.catch22

A close up. In the middle of the picture.

    Bookmark   May 4, 2014 at 9:23PM
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jerseygirl07603 z6NJ

I'm seeing that weed, too, but not as much as in your first pic. It seems that Preen doesn't stop and I'm also wondering what the heck it is.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2014 at 7:39AM
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rsingley(z6a NJ)

Don't know what it is but it spreads FAST. I only had success by pulling it out in the center to get the rootball and picking up any stray pieces. Almost eliminated it after only 2 seasons.

    Bookmark   May 8, 2014 at 1:00PM
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dr.liz(7 NJ)

I believe it is chickweed. I can't see it real well, a close-up would help, but you can Google it and check it out yourself.

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 8:07AM
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iVoicia

If it is chickweed, it is edible raw or cooked. After weeding, take the green tips for your soup or salad and dump the rest on the compost pile.

Here is a link that might be useful: Video (not by me) with recipe ideas

    Bookmark   May 12, 2014 at 6:12PM
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Atlamol

It's mouse-ear chickweed, Cerastium fontanum.

    Bookmark   May 15, 2014 at 7:10PM
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