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Date Photo Taken: 07/17/2014
Posted By: Gail R. Jones


Weed growing by edge of driveway and is thick growing close and matted together. Is this a type of spurge? How do I get rid of it.


  1. Jim Unregistered says:

    Looks like carpetweed.

    July 18th, 2014 at 3:18 pm
  2. Bobby Flower Fanatic says:

    Common lespedeza.

    July 18th, 2014 at 5:59 pm
  3. Jim Unregistered says:

    Not carpet weed. Not spotted spurge. But I thought lespedeza had a upright stem. At least the species grown as fodder that I’m familiar with. I didn’t realize that some (or one?) species grows prostrate.
    Thanks, Bobby.

    July 19th, 2014 at 6:07 pm
  4. jake12121212 Flower Fanatic says:

    Purslane? but not particularly healthy.

    July 21st, 2014 at 12:54 am
  5. Jim Unregistered says:

    Don’t think it’s purslane. I believe Bobby got it. It fits the pictures of prostrate lespedeza pretty well.

    July 21st, 2014 at 11:21 am

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