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Date Photo Taken: 7/8/11
Location: Americus, Ga.
Posted By: nshort51


Our lawn in the country has been invaded by this plant. It is rapidly spreading and it produces these stickers that become imbedded in the bottom of our shoes. What is it and what can we do to get rid of it?


  1. Bobby Unregistered says:

    Khakiweed also called Matt Chafflower. The following link offers some ideas on control.

    July 16th, 2011 at 9:08 pm
  2. Walter Reeves The Georgia Gardener says:

    khaki weed – a bad guy…hard to control best done with Roundup or digging out the taproot

    July 17th, 2011 at 1:14 pm
  3. dalhia Unregistered says:

    how do i get ride of khakiweed in my yard it speeds like wildfire the are all over in my house stuck in our shoes its hurts us and the animals i used weed and feed and its worse now

    May 5th, 2013 at 8:48 pm

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