Weed? Taking Over Lawn pt III

zenwhipperMay 15, 2012

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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Even though it appears this is just one of your posts, I don't see the others.

That said, your weed is one of the nasties from the Ranunculaceae group. Need an image of the full plant -- roots too -- to know precisely which one.

In any event, you have quite a project to deal with. And the longer you delay, the longer it will take to win.

    Bookmark   May 15, 2012 at 12:49AM
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zenwhipper

Yes, for some reason, I posted two other pics in the gallery 'side' of the weeds forum. Not sure how I did that.

    Bookmark   May 15, 2012 at 7:45PM
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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

See final image of an individual plant here
http://forums.gardenweb.com/forums/load/weeds/msg051957108891.html

Here's some info for management of Ranunculaceae weeds
Plant Conservation Alliance: http://www.nps.gov/plants/alien/fact/rafi1.htm

Here is a link that might be useful: some info here

    Bookmark   May 16, 2012 at 1:34AM
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budbackeast(FLORIDA)

We have these weeds here. I sit down with a small digging tool and pull them out, root and all. Each year I get fewer of them. Were it not for the fact that they grow in adjoining yards, I'd have had full victory years ago.

Poisoning them is a poor option. Just sit down, get comfortable, and wage war. You will win. If you do nothing, you will regret it. This is an invasion, yet it can be stopped, but only with a bit of effort.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2012 at 12:23PM
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