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Help With Identifying Common Types of Weeds


Use these weed pictures to aid you in your identification of some common types of weeds. Once you've identified nuisance plants using my pics, you can more readily access information on eradication (since research requires names). In some cases, however, finding out more about the plants in question may persuade you to show more tolerance toward them. There are even some edible weeds. My weed pictures are supplemented by links to additional resources that will help you figure out:

  1. Which ones it would be worth your time to remove, versus which ones don't cause much harm (and may even have beneficial aspects).
  2. How best to go about removing them (in the case of the nuisance plants that you decide must go).

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Picture of young poison ivy leaves.Poison Ivy Plants: Do You Know the "Leaves of 3" Rhyme? Picture of poison sumac leaves.What Poison Sumac Looks LikePhoto of young fleeceflower (or "fleece flower") plant. Weed Pictures: Fleece Flower PlantsCrab grass photo.Crabgrass Seed Head
Photo showing what the seeds of dandelions look like.Picture of Dandelion Seed HeadPhoto of common plantain. This is a weed that puts up with heavy foot traffic.Common Plantain PlantsPhoto of common ragweed.Weed Pictures: Common RagweedPhoto of giant ragweed leaves. Weed Pictures: Giant Ragweed
Photo of hedge bindweed.Photo of Hedge BindweedPhoto of the leaf of a gill, also called "ground ivy" or "creeping charlie" weed.Weed Pictures: Ground IvyPurslane weed photo.Weed Pictures: PurslaneThe flowers of stinging nettle are inconspicuous.Weed Pictures: Stinging Nettle Plants
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