What is this weed?

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Date Photo Taken: 4/7/2012
Location: Douglasville, GA
Posted By: abest.solutions@yahoo.com


This is a weed that is in my zoysia grass that has been hard to get rid of.


  1. Bobby Unregistered says:

    Have you seen a very small bloom, if so, what color? Also, how would you describe the shape of the leaves? Heart shape?

    April 10th, 2012 at 9:52 pm
  2. Ben Unregistered says:

    I do not see a bloom. The leaves that are lower on the stem are heart shaped, with some serrations, and opposite on the stem.

    April 11th, 2012 at 11:32 am
  3. Bobby Unregistered says:

    Ben,I think this is corn speedwell. It is best controlled with preEmergents in the fall. Corn speedwell does have a rather inconspicious blue bloom that on closer inspection should confirm our mystery weed ID. There are other similar speedwell varieties but this one is a very common spring weed in lawns. http://msuturfweeds.net/details/_/corn_speedwell_39/

    April 14th, 2012 at 7:08 am

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