What type of weed is this … and how do I kill it!?!

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Date Photo Taken: February 19, 2011
Location: Lawrenceville, GA
Posted By: brentspears

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thank you.

COMMENTS

  1. Southern Garden Coach Flower Fanatic says:

    This is Henbit, and it is really taking off with the warm weather we have been having. Control this with Weed-B-Gon and mix it strictly in accordance with the label. If you have the option , go with the highest rate allowable since it is a little harder to control than many other weeds that are present now.

    February 20th, 2011 at 10:38 pm
  2. Lyle Unregistered says:

    This appears to be henbit. It is a common weed that appears during the winter. It is a member of the mint family. It should have a square stem, as do other members of the mint family. Normally, a pre-emergent done around mid-September should prevent germination. Once you see the weeds, you would use a post-emergent chemical to kill the weeds.

    February 20th, 2011 at 10:51 pm
  3. Brent Spears Unregistered says:

    Thank you!

    February 22nd, 2011 at 10:04 am

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