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Can you identify this weed?

Posted by abbeyw none (My Page) on
Tue, May 14, 13 at 19:26

This is driving me crazy- I have these popping up all over my perennial beds. I am assuming it's a weed, not some type of ground cover that I'm not familiar with... The leaves are shiny and have a reddish/ purplish tint on the backside. It crops up in tiny little seedling patches everywhere! Help!


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RE: Can you identify this weed?

I have always called it Pig Weed. Easy to pull but don't let it go to seed.

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RE: Can you identify this weed?

That one's better than the one we get in our yard--I call it dead skunk weed! It has little berry-like things on it that look like tiny green tomatoes and when you pull it it smells like a smelly animal that died and has laid in the sun for several days! And the smell stays on hands through several washings, yuck.....


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