Purple flowery Weeds

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Adam3669, Apr 11, 2006.

  1. Adam3669

    Adam3669 LawnSite Senior Member
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    A customer called me today, and asked if I would be able to come over and remove some "purple flowery weeds." Does anybody know what these are...and the best way to remove them?

    Thanks,
    Adam
     
  2. Mr.Mow-It-All

    Mr.Mow-It-All LawnSite Senior Member
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    Sounds like hinbet to me. Just pull them or spray with a weed killer.
     
  3. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
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    In SE. Iowa that is creeping charlie. It is tough stuff. Deep rooted - The only way to get rid of it is 3 applications two weeks apart of trimec
     
  4. phototropic1

    phototropic1 LawnSite Member
    from MS
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    LOL........my first thought would be Henbit, too. But, you know, that description could certainly point in many directions. You should go look. If you don't know what it is, take a picture. I bet someone on here will know for sure.
     
  5. Xterminator

    Xterminator LawnSite Senior Member
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    Henbit probably
     
  6. NattyLawn

    NattyLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
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  7. Xterminator

    Xterminator LawnSite Senior Member
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  8. Adam3669

    Adam3669 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Hey, thanks for narrowing it down guys. Now I can talk to the customer like I know what im talking about :p
     
  9. turfmgr

    turfmgr LawnSite Member
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    purple deadnettle
     
  10. Xterminator

    Xterminator LawnSite Senior Member
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    I see now. I still learn something everyday. I was taught Red but the Purple is here too.
     

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