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difficult to identify vining weed in yard

Posted by rudy6897 Florida (My Page) on
Mon, Jul 12, 10 at 20:22

I am having quite a time battling a unique viney weed in my St. Augustine yard.
It is a very wirery vine that spreads like a spider web throughout the lawn, and it will choke out the St. Augustine.
When I run my fingers thru the grass to snag the weed, and I proceed to pull it up, it tends to run in lengthy spans and also branch off into other directions.

I tried Atrazine a couple of years ago, and then I tried Image with Imazaqun another growing season.
I have also used Fetilome Dollar Weed Control Plus, which supposedly contains the "latest & greatest" weed killer, Penoxsulam.

Please let me know if you can identify this weed in my pictures.

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RE: difficult to identify vining weed in yard

I have something very similar, but it does not get large enough to start to choke out my Quack Grass. I simply pull it every time I see some trying to be sure I get all of the root since they will grow back from a bit of root.
Where ever it grows and produces the small white flower that grows seeds that the birds eat and deposit all over the place it must grow prolifically.

RE: difficult to identify vining weed in yard

I have that up here in New York to and it is Morning Glory. It provides beautiful cupped flowers and I trim it to keep it blooming.

RE: difficult to identify vining weed in yard

Yep, Morning Glory

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