Are these weeds?

ncguy32May 1, 2009

I am helping a friend in Raleigh, NC repalce the mulch in their planting beds. The problem is they are overrun with what I think may be weeds, but I'm not sure which are weeds and which are plants they planted years ago (maybe they are some sort of ground cover?). My friend doesn't know either. Can you tell me if the plant in these pictures are weeds. Thanks!

Picture 1 (Mulch covered by growth)


What about these tall plants?

What about this "bushy" stuff?


Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Since "weeds" are plants growing where you do not want them only you can determine if these are "weeds". If you do not want these plants growing there they could be "weeds".

    Bookmark   May 2, 2009 at 8:59AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Pic. # 4 and 5 is a wild milkweed, asclepias syriaca possibly.

    Bookmark   May 31, 2009 at 11:59PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Ailanthus Advice?
I've cross-posted this from the Trees Forum, but am...
Unidentified Giant 16' Weed/Tree that looks a bit like a pappaya
Back in January I saw a little 2 inches shoot coming...
Poor Man's Weed Barrier
I need to block weeds and grass from popping up from...
How To Get Rid of Weeds Around Plants/Flowers?
OK, I'm sure this has been addressed over and over,...
Bark mulch size
In my shrub garden, will large or small bark chunks...
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™