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Asked April 18, 2018, 12:16 PM EDT

What is the best way to eliminate this weed in my lawn

Howard County Maryland

1 Response

This is Hairy bittercress. It is a common winter annual.
It looks unassuming now, but once it flowers and the seed pods dry, just brushing by them will cause the seeds to shoot out near and far, making many more next year.
See our weed gallery here: http://extension.umd.edu/hgic/hairy-bittercress

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