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Identify Weeds:Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) Height x spread: Up to 35 x 35cm (14x 14in). Leaves: Dark green, glossy, lobed with toothed edges. Flowers: Yellow, 3.5-5cm (1-½ – 2in) across, spring to late summer, open in sun. Other features: Fluffy, globular seed … Continue reading

21. July 2011 by admin
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Identifying Weeds: Couch grass (twitch) – (Elytrigia repens)

Couch grass (twitch) (Elytrigia repens) Height x spread: 30-75 x 30-60cm (1 – 1-1/2 x 1-2ft). Leaves: Dull green, slender blades forming large tufts. Flowers: Upright buff-green spikes, summer to autumn. Other features: Rhizomes spread vigorously; these often break during … Continue reading

21. July 2011 by admin
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Identifying Weeds: Cleavers (goosegrass) (Galium aparine)

Cleavers (goosegrass) (Galium aparine) Height x spread: 15-120 x 15-120cm (6-48 x 6-48 in). Leaves: Soft green, narrow, ‘sticky’, 1-5cm (½-2 in) long. Flowers: Insignificant. Other features: Scrambling habit; can smother others, clinging by hooks on stems and leaves. Fruits … Continue reading

21. July 2011 by admin
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