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Please help identify

Posted by mnprairieinterest Mn (My Page) on
Wed, May 29, 13 at 8:53

I planted some windflowers but can't remember if this was in the mix.
Is this a weed or flower?


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  • Posted by rbrady 5/Eastern Ia (My Page) on
    Tue, Jun 4, 13 at 23:42

Garlic Mustard-invasive alien. Pull and destroy immediately before it sets seed.

Rhonda


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I hope you pulled it by now, if not do it today! Bag the seed heads and put them in the trash otherwise there's a good possibility next year this weed will be spread across a large section of your planting.


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Rhonda,
Thank you so much, I might have missed my opportunity to pull them :(

Do you know if there is a consulting firm that would do a quick weed identification for a homeowner?
We live in minneapolis and are trying to manage a large landscaped yard...
Thank you again...


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Check with your local Land-Grant University County Extension agent or local County weed control person for ID. When taking them a sample make sure it is fresh and complete-roots, stems, flowers, etc.


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