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  • Date Photo Taken

    04 / 23 / 2013

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Spring

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • City

    Roswell

  • State

    Georgia

  • Posted by

    mikescarce

Notes:

I have this weed or ground cover growing in my Zoysia. What is it & how do I get rid of it?

Comments

  • Grizzly Apprentice says:

    Looks to me like ground ivy. A broad leaf herbicide LABELED for zoysia should take care of. Make sure to read the label for any transitional warnings.

    May 4th, 2013 at 10:38am

  • Bobby Master Identifier says:

    This looks like Hydrocotyle. See this previous post to Walter http://www.walterreeves.com/name-that-plant/close-but-not-ground-ivy/ In further efforts to identify this weed I’ve found an excellent shot from New Zealand http://ketenewplymouth.peoplesnetworknz.info/image_files/0000/0002/0359/Hydrocotyle_heteromeria__Hydrocotyle.JPG The weed is identified there as Hydrocotyle heteromeria and a synonym for that is Hydrocotyle Americana. Zoysia doesn’t like wet feet. Hydrocotyles love it. Avoid soggy soils in managing this weed. Refer to this link for some control options for Hydrocotyles http://www.turffiles.ncsu.edu/weeds/Pennywort.aspx

    May 3rd, 2013 at 11:48pm

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