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Need weed id help

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by spartan green, May 12, 2004.

  1. spartan green

    spartan green LawnSite Member
    Posts: 4

    I was wondering if anybody could id this weed for me? I have spent a while trying to id it but to no avail. Any input would be greatly appreciated.


  2. ArizPestWeed

    ArizPestWeed LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,457

    It's a broadleaf .
    Why do you want to know ?
  3. kickin sum grass

    kickin sum grass LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 628

    is the stem square or round. If it is square it is henbit. It is hard to tell from that pic.
  4. lawnservice

    lawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 589

    i would also guess that its henbit, picture id is not always easy. gently roll the stem between your fingers, henbit will be square and you will feel the corners as you roll it.
  5. Rtom45

    Rtom45 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 456

    If its henbit, you may also see small blue or purple flowers. From the picture, that would be my ID.
  6. GroundKprs

    GroundKprs LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,969

    ID it yourself at UIUC's Weed Identification Key. There are ID keys for most things found in nature: grasses, broadleaf weeds, insects, diseases, etc. Will probably turn out to be a henbit or a type of speedwell.
  7. vegomatic40

    vegomatic40 LawnSite Senior Member
    from 6
    Posts: 406

    I need a better picture with something placed next to it for scale but it looks like possibly corn speedwell. Hard to control but summer heat sends it packing.
  8. tremor

    tremor LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,476

  9. spartan green

    spartan green LawnSite Member
    Posts: 4

    Thanks for the replies so far. I have attached another picture for scale reference. I think I have it narrowed down to some sort of speedwell? I don't think it is Henbit as I don't remember the flowers looking that way and the stem is not square.

  10. spartan green

    spartan green LawnSite Member
    Posts: 4

    And another of it amongst the grass.

    copy 2 pict0868.jpg

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