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alabamada
what type of weed is this and how do i get rid of it?

i have several patches of this week throughout my lawn and i want it gone. I live in Alabama.

purpleladyT
Re: what type of weed is this and how do i get rid of it?

I live in NC and I had something that looked simular in my backyard by the fence. Did it sprout little dark red berries attached to it? How tall did it get?

JLMCDANIEL
Re: what type of weed is this and how do i get rid of it?

You give no indication of how high it grows, but it could be shattercain also called sorghum bicolor. Has about the same growth rate and hight as corn but smaller diamater. Check this out http://ohioline.osu.edu/b866/b866_13.html
Jack

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