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ID'ing Lawn weeds

Posted by gooup z9, LA (My Page) on
Mon, May 12, 14 at 10:42

Wasn't sure if this were better posted in Louisiana/Missisppi gardening, or Lawn Care, but here goes:

I have some weeds in my front lawn (St. Augustine) here in Houma, LA and i'm trying to identify them so i know what i'm fighting. Can anyone help ID these?

I think i have a few of these identified, some however are alluding me:

Weed 1: Dallisgrass?
Weed 1

Weed 2: ???
Weed 2

Weed 3: Nutsedge?
Weed 3

Weed 4: ???
Weed 4

Weed 5: Buttonweed?
Weed 5

Weed 6: ???
Weed 6

Here's a link to an album with more photos of each weed:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/ohmerfam/sets/72157644639683904/

Here is a link that might be useful: Here is a link to an album of photos of weeds i'm trying to identify:


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RE: ID'ing Lawn weeds

the first 4 look like grasses.

no idea what types.

5- no idea...

6 - looks a bit like Cilantro / Coriander
or maybe a wild relative


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RE: ID'ing Lawn weeds

Not sure #3 is nutsedge. Remember sedges have edges. Sedge Stem is triangular not round.


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RE: ID'ing Lawn weeds

3 is absolutely not nutsedge. Not remotely close. (Be glad.)

5 is definitely buttonweed. You have my sympathy. I've read that the best way to control it is to tear it out whenever you see it, and mow short.


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