Spurge-like Weed Identification

sugardaddySeptember 19, 2012

Someone told me this weed looked like spurge to them. Yes it does. But I don't think that it's growing out from one central root. I think most of the stalks have their own root. I could be wrong; I'll check this out.

Maybe it is a variation of spurge that is not prostrate?

http://www.imgur.com/BhFMa.jpeg

It is really fast-growing and has cropped up recently!

Thanks for any help!

Here is a link that might be useful:

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hortster(6a, southcentral KS)

Compare to Lespedeza striata, Japanese clover. Clover like leaf, purple flower. PITA.
hortster

    Bookmark   September 19, 2012 at 7:40PM
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Kimmsr(4a/5b-MI)

Spurges can root at nodes on the stems.

Here is a link that might be useful: About Spurges

    Bookmark   September 20, 2012 at 7:16AM
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sugardaddy

Thanks guys! I think Japanese clover it is!

    Bookmark   September 20, 2012 at 4:40PM
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