Taking over my backyard

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Date Photo Taken: 07/07/2012
Location: Athens, Ga
Posted By: jmccook


Any idea what plant(weed)this is? It is taking over my backyard and I want to eradicate it. I am looking online but closet thing I can find is pokeweed. Don’t think that is it though. This grows low to ground in large spiral-like bunches. Grows large but not really tall. When I cut them they were about 2 feet tall and had been growing for over a month or so but wide growth and very thick.


  1. Jenny Aaron Unregistered says:

    Don’t know for sure, but in Ky. it could be known as “Purslane.”[Does it grow kind of on the ground?

    July 7th, 2012 at 3:16 pm
  2. Penny Unregistered says:

    Maybe Purslane?


    July 7th, 2012 at 3:23 pm
  3. Trudi Unregistered says:

    Hey you can eat it ! It is purslane . It’s very high in vit c and great in salads just wash it in vinegat and water first to get the “critters “off .first .

    July 8th, 2012 at 12:20 am
  4. jmccook Registered says:

    Thanks for all of the responses! Yes,Jenny Aaron, it does grown on the ground and seems to grow out more than up. I am going to do some research into Purslane. It is getting worse and I need to do something about it. I will post back if i find out any more info. Thanks again all!

    July 14th, 2012 at 2:11 pm

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