Florida Weed Identification

lotharJuly 30, 2012

I have this nasty weed growing throughout my property, although it is not in the lawn. It likes to grow in fences and hedges. If someone could take a look at the picture and give me a little insight as to what it is, I might be able to get control of it. I thought it was Yellow NutSedge, but I am not sure. Thanks.

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lisanti07028(z6NJ)

It's not a sedge (which look like grass). It may be asparagus fern, which is a problem in FL. Take a look at the link and see what you think.
I'm not in Florida, so it could very well be something else altogether; hopefully, someone else will pop in with an opinion.

Here is a link that might be useful: FL invasives page on asparagus fern

    Bookmark   July 30, 2012 at 9:31PM
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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

Yes, it does look like that bad boy, asparagus fern. A problem north of the FL border too, not sure how far... Forget when the red berries show up, but that would be a clue as well. Do you remember seeing any?

    Bookmark   July 31, 2012 at 11:09AM
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lothar

Never any red berries, but an awful lot of white ones from time to time.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2012 at 1:16PM
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Ree222

I live in south florida and yes that is an asparagus fern!

    Bookmark   August 26, 2012 at 7:55PM
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