ID please

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by ArizPestWeed, Sep 18, 2005.

  1. ArizPestWeed

    ArizPestWeed LawnSite Bronze Member
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  2. teeca

    teeca LawnSite Bronze Member
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    is this in a wet area? (around or in a pond/lake)
     
  3. ArizPestWeed

    ArizPestWeed LawnSite Bronze Member
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    no , it's part of a lawn , not overly wet
     
  4. Garth

    Garth LawnSite Senior Member
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    It looks like Alternanthera pungens in the Amaranthaceae family. It's a relative of pigweed. It's a perennial with prostrate stems and the plant's flowers are white, small and are in dense cluters in the leaf axils. I think the common name is creeping chaffweed.
     
  5. Garth

    Garth LawnSite Senior Member
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