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Posts Tagged: annual

Bristly Oxtongue Lives Up to its Name

Mature plant of bristly oxtongue. (Credit: Larry L. Strand)

This summer, you may have noticed what looks like a large dandelion plant covered in blisters growing in your lawn or landscape. It's known as bristly oxtongue, and if you examine or touch it you'll see and feel why. The stems and flower bracts are...

Posted on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: annual (3), biennial (1), bristly oxtongue (2), control (41), identify (1), UC IPM (225), UC IPM (225), weed (25), weed gallery (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Winter Weeds

Chickweed leaves and flower. (Jack Kelly Clark)

Weeds can be a real nuisance in gardens and landscapes, and even during the colder winter months, some kinds of weeds continue to grow and thrive. These are called winter annual weeds. Most weeds are classified as annuals, biennials, or perennials....

Posted on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 1:51 PM
Tags: annual (3), bluegrass (1), chickweed (1), mallow (2), UC IPM (225), weed (25), winter (11)

Catchweed Bedstraw or Velcro Plant

Catchweed bedstraw. [K. Windbiel-Rojas]

Catchweed bedstraw. It's that weed that tugs at your clothes while you pass by or attaches to your dog or cat's fur. It's also known as the “Velcro plant” since it easily clings to anything that touches it. In the garden, catchweed bedstraw...

Posted on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 8:02 AM
Tags: annual (3), bedstraw (1), catchweed (1), control (41), garden (46), landscape (25), management (28), summer (9), UCIPM (66), Velcro (1), weed (25), winter (11)
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