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    04 / 26 / 2013

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came in unclean topsoil; has overgrown everything including dwarf gardenia and mondo grass. clean out now, but keeps coming back, Round up kills surface part, but it comes back.


  • stone Master Identifier says:

    You can eat the tubers of your rattlesnake weed…. They taste pretty good raw… I haven’t tried cooking them. I’ve successfully killed rattlesnake weed (stachys floridana) by covering the entire patch with old wall to wall carpet, and leaving it in place for a coupla years. Say good-bye to the plants that have been over-run by this menace, they can’t be salvaged. That wisteria looks like the native type… Might be worth keeping…

    May 8th, 2013 at 9:52am

  • sunnysue2009 Master Identifier says:

    Yep. Bobby is right I think. Here’s a good image of Fla Betony roots.

    May 5th, 2013 at 10:43pm

  • Bobby Master Identifier says:

    The top one looks like Florida Betony and the other looks like wisteria. Both would be hard to eliminate. Try Roundup Concentrate mixed at 3 oz per gallon.

    May 4th, 2013 at 8:52pm

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