Invasive plant

Asked August 24, 2018, 9:46 AM EDT

How do I get rid of this plant in my sheep and goat pastures and backyard. Please see attached photo. Thank you!

Howard County Maryland

2 Responses

That is our native Smartweed, Polygonum pensylvanicum.

Here is our page about it:
There is info on weed control, but we teach homeowners, and given that you are raising ruminants, suggestions may be different so check with specialists in that area.


Thank you so much!