Return to the Weeds Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
What is this weed??

Posted by April123 none (My Page) on
Thu, Oct 24, 13 at 11:55

Hello,
Recently I have moved into a new house and the front lawn seems to be covered in this weed that's clings onto the ground. It is very strange but it doesn't seem to have any leaves. If I was to pull it up I would have no grass underneath. Please can some one tell me what this is or how to treat or get rid of this??
Many thanks
April Powell


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: What is this weed??

Might be Dodder....

Here is a link that might be useful: Dodder


 o
RE: What is this weed??

Hi April, welcome to Gardenweb! You may want to put your pic on name that plant forum and mention that you're in UK. Good luck!


 o
RE: What is this weed??

It isn't dodder. There's only one species in the UK and it doesn't look like this. Can you supply any more pictures? What is the scale of this plant? How thick are the stems? Are they slightly rubbery? If you pull it up does it have long white roots? It is possible you have a diabolical infestation of bindweed, in which case I feel for you.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Weeds Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here