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Annual Bluegrass
Annual Bluegrass

Annual Bluegrass

Type: Grass
Life Cycle: Annual, perennial
Growth Habit: Clump, dense patches
Leaf Color: Light green
Reproduces by: Seed
Appearance: Typically grows in clumps or bunches. The stem can grow up to 8 inches high. It has slightly flattened. This is not to be confused with perennial bluegrass which is more desirable.

Barnyard Grass
Barnyard Grass

Barnyardgrass

Type: Grass
Life Cycle: Summer Annual
Growth Habit: Bunch-Type to Slightly Spreading
Leaf Color: Medium Green
Reproduces by: Seed
Appearance: This sparse, spread out grass, has a flat leaf that has a bluish-purplish tint to it. It can grow up to 4 feet tall if not mowed! It is also a “nutrient drain” in your yard, pulling the nutrients away from the good grass.

Bermuda Grass
Bermuda Grass

Bermudagrass

Type: Grass
Life Cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Low spreading
Leaf Color: Medium to dark green
Reproduces by: Seed, rhizomes, stolons
Appearance: This is a low, dense spreading grass. It is often used in sports fields where it is very hardy and can quickly recover from damage. It can be a difficult weed to remove because even though the tops of the plants only grow a few inches high, the roots can go down over 6 feet!

Black Medic
Black Medic

Black Medic

Type: Grass
Life Cycle: Summer Annual
Growth Habit: Bunch-Type to Slightly Spreading
Leaf Color: Medium Green
Reproduces by: Seed
Appearance: Looks very similar to and is often confused with clover, however the flowers are yellow rather than pink or purple. It is considered a noxious weed.

Broadleaf Plantain
Plantain

Broadleaf Plantain

Type: Broadleaf
Life Cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Bunch-Type
Leaf Color: Light Green
Reproduces by: Seed

Buckhorn Plantain
Buckhorn Plantain

Buckhorn

Type of Plant: Broadleaf
Life Cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Bunch-Type
Leaf Color: Dark Green
Reproduces by: Seed, Rootstock

Chickweed
Chickweed

Chickweed

Type of Plant: Broadleaf
Life Cycle: Winter Annual
Growth Habit: Spreading
Leaf Color: Light Green
Reproduces by: Seed

Cinquefoil
Cinquefoil

Cinquefoil

Type: Broadleaf
Life Cycle: Summer perennial
Growth Habit: Low growing, spreading
Leaf Color: Medium green
Reproduces by: Seed

Clover
Clover

Clover

Type: Broadleaf
Life Cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Erect, dense patches
Leaf Color: Dark Green
Reproduces by: Stolons, above ground

Crabgrass
Crabgrass

Crabgrass

Type of Plant: Grass
Life Cycle: Summer Annual
Growth Habit: Flat, Spreading
Leaf Color: Light Green
Reproduces by: Seed

Dallis Grass
Dallis Grass

Dallisgrass

Type: Grass
Life Cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Flat fan, clump
Leaf Color: Medium green
Reproduces by: Rhizomes, seed

dandelion
dandelion

Dandelion

Type of Plant: Broadleaf
Life Cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Bunch-Type
Leaf Color: Dark Green
Reproduces by: Seed, Rootstock

Giant Foxtail
Giant Foxtail

Foxtail

Type of Plant: Grass
Life Cycle: Summer Annual
Growth Habit: Erect, Clump
Leaf Color: Light Green
Reproduces by: Seed

Goose Grass
Goose Grass

Goosegrass

Type: Grass
Life Cycle: Summer Annual
Growth Habit: Flat, Clump
Leaf Color: Medium Green (Silver Center)
Reproduces by: Seed

Ground Ivy
Ground Ivy

Ground Ivy

Type: Broadleaf
Life Cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Spreading
Leaf Color: Dark Green
Reproduces by: Seed, Rhizomes, Above Ground Runners

Henbit
Henbit

Henbit

Type: Broadleaf
Life Cycle: Winter Annual
Growth Habit: Slightly Spreading
Leaf Color: Dark Green
Reproduces by: Seed

Johnson Grass
Johnson Grass

Johnson Grass

Type: Grass
Life Cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Erect
Leaf Color: Light Green
Reproduces by: Seed, Roots

Knotweed
Knotweed

Knotweed

Type: Broadleaf
Life Cycle: Summer Annual
Growth Habit: Spreading
Leaf Color: Dark Green
Reproduces by: Seed

Nimblewill
Nimblewill

Nimblewill

Type: Grass
Life Cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Low growing patches
Leaf Color: White-green
Reproduces by: Stolons

Nut Sedge
Nut Sedge

Nutsedge

Type: Sedge
Life Cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Erect
Leaf Color: Yellow-green
Reproduces by: Rhizomes, Tubers

Orchard Grass
Orchard Grass

Orchard Grass

Type: Grass
Life Cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Erect, clump
Leaf Color: Blue-green
Reproduces by: Seed

Oxalis
Oxalis

Oxalis

Type: Broadleaf
Life Cycle: Summer Annual
Growth Habit: Erect
Leaf Color: Light Green
Reproduces by: Seed

Purslane
Purslane

Purslane

Type: Broadleaf
Life Cycle: Annual
Growth Habit: Slightly Spreading
Leaf Color: Medium Green, Leaves THick and Very Fleshy
Reproduces by: Seed

Quack Grass
Quack Grass

Quackgrass

Type: Grass
Life Cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Flat fan, clump
Leaf Color: Blue-green
Reproduces by: Seed, rhizomes

Sheep Sorrell
Sheep Sorrell

Sheep Sorrel

Type: Broadleaf
Life Cycle: Summer perennial
Growth Habit: Low spreading
Leaf Color: Medium green
Reproduces by: Seed, rhizomes

Shepherds Purse
Shepherds Purse

Shepherd’s Purse

Type: Broadleaf
Life Cycle: Winter Annual
Growth Habit: Flat fan
Leaf Color: Grey-green
Reproduces by: Seed

Speedwell
Speedwell

Speedwell

Type: Broadleaf
Life Cycle: Winter Annual
Growth Habit: Slightly Spreading
Leaf Color: Dark Green
Reproduces by: Seed

Spotted Surge
Spotted Surge

Spurge

Type: Broadleaf
Life Cycle: Summer Annual
Growth Habit: Spreading
Leaf Color: Bluish Green
Reproduces by: Seed

Thistle
Thistle

Thistle

Type: Broadleaf
Life Cycle: Biennial
Growth Habit: Erect
Leaf Color: Glossy dark green
Reproduces by: Seed

Wild Carrot
Wild Carrot

Wild Carrot

Type: Broadleaf
Life Cycle: Biennial
Growth Habit: Erect
Leaf Color: Medium Green
Reproduces by: Seed

Violet
Violet

Wild Violet

Type: Broadleaf
Life Cycle: Winter
Growth Habit: Low growing, spreading
Leaf Color: Dark Green
Reproduces by: Stolons, rhizomes