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    Help identifying a weed...in my lawn

    I don't know much about lawns/weeds, so I am looking for some help. I live in the Twin Cities area, I have a weed that is growing in a few areas of my yard. It's been there for a couple summers, and I haven't been able to get rid of it with a couple applications of weed-b-gon max. If I let it grow out, it sprouts some type of purple flower (if I recall correctly from last year). Does anyone know what this is and/or how to get rid of it?? Thanks!


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    Re: Help identifying weed

    Great thread title.



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    Re: Help identifying weed

    You are going to get some interesting responses to this thread I am willing to bet...



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    Re: Help identifying weed

    Yeah, I was disheartened.
    I've got to say, I've never seen that one. How does it smoke?


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    Re: Help identifying weed

    I do enjoy the thread title


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    Re: Help identifying weed

    Quote Originally Posted by Drive4cy View Post
    Great thread title.
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    Re: Help identifying weed

    What a disappointment this could have been great. Just pull them or spot treat them or let your lawn guy know.



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    Re: Help identifying weed

    With this title, you are going to have 15000 people visit this thread eating chips, oreo cookies and milk trying to figure out what the heck you are talking about! Most will be in Iowa City.

    E-mail your photo's to the ISU extension office. Or take your photo into an Earl May store.

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    Re: Help identifying weed

    Lol, I was trying to post this quick so I could get my son in bed, I'll change the title, or attach some different/better pics



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    Re: Help identifying weed...in my lawn

    Questions: When identifying weeds, what is the most common word spoken?

    Answer: Ear

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    The grass always looks greener, on the other side of the fence, but the dog over there might be meaner, on the other side of the fence… Stay in your own yard, play in your own yard!

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    Quote Originally Posted by zach View Post
    Questions: When identifying weeds, what is the most common word spoken?

    Answer: Ear

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    Check w/ your county extension office. They might be able to ID it, or find a resource for you. Most likely at no charge.
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    Re: Help identifying weed...in my lawn

    Either Maui waui or sensimille ( excuse spelling please),



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    Re: Help identifying weed

    Quote Originally Posted by zach View Post
    With this title, you are going to have 15000 people visit this thread eating chips, oreo cookies and milk trying to figure out what the heck you are talking about! Most will be in Iowa City.

    E-mail your photo's to the ISU extension office. Or take your photo into an Earl May store.

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    Try 515-294-3108 between 10-12 and 1-4:30. Hope this helps.

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    Re: Help identifying weed...in my lawn

    Actually it looks like a little spruce tree.



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