weed id

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by rednecktjr, Jul 13, 2004.

  1. rednecktjr

    rednecktjr LawnSite Member
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    what is the name of the weed that has a long wire like stem with a white head on top.i have a terrible time trying to cut them
     
  2. rednecktjr

    rednecktjr LawnSite Member
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    comon i know somebody on here knows
     
  3. jbell113

    jbell113 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 654

    Its a dandelion
     
  4. rednecktjr

    rednecktjr LawnSite Member
    Posts: 21

    no its not a dandylion the stem is like a piece of wire
     
  5. Phishook

    Phishook LawnSite Bronze Member
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  6. TClawn

    TClawn LawnSite Silver Member
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    how about a pic?

    there are lots of weeds with long wire stems and white tops
     
  7. Phishook

    Phishook LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,143

    Always a problem, especially at the edges of the deck.

    The pic is a little off. Normally the seed heads stand straight up.

    bkhrnp.jpg
     
  8. jwholden

    jwholden LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Posts: 218

    Looks like Plantain to me.

    Easy to kill if you hit it with something for broadleaves. A sign that a lawn hasn't been cared for in a while.
     
  9. TClawn

    TClawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,036

    me too.
     
  10. BALDEAGLE

    BALDEAGLE LawnSite Member
    Posts: 133

    hard to say w/out a pic.

    foxtail?
     

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