In the News: Bonus S product recall and refund

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The following is an update about the new Scott’s Bonus S Weed and Feed. As early as March, Tim Ray, Ron Strahan at LSU, and several other counterparts along the coast had shared their concerns that the metsulfuron containing product … Continue reading

Weed of the Week: Carolina Geranium

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Authors: Jed McCoy, Doug Martin, Jordan Billingsley What is Carolina Geranium? Carolina Geranium (Geranium carolinianum) is a member of the Geranium family (Geraniaceae).  It is a native, broadleaf winter annual. One will typically find Carolina Geranium in poor soils and … Continue reading

Weed of the Week: Hairy Bittercress

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Authors: Ashley Averitt, Wes Dyer, Coleman Torgersen Description Hairy bittercress, Cardamine hirsute L., depending on its location, is a winter or summer annual weed. It is most often found in landscape areas, container-grown plants, and greenhouses. Its stems branch at … Continue reading

Weed of the Week: Chamberbitter

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 Authors: Jed McCoy, Corey Garrison, Justin Hickman What is Chamberbitter? Chamberbitter (Phyllanthus urinaria) is a member of the Spurge family (Euphorbiaceae), sometimes referred to as gripeweed, leafflower, or little mimosa.  It is native to Asia, but has found its way … Continue reading

Yellow Woodsorrel

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Christo Sullivan, Doug Martin, Jordan Billingsley  About – Yellow Woodsorrel (Oxalis stricta) is a medium-sized edible plant that thrives in lawns and woodlands across the United States and Canada. It can also be found in Europe, Africa, Asia, Japan and New … Continue reading

Buckhorn Plantain

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by Michael D. Denney, Dylan Botelyr, and Wes Dyer Identification: Buckhorn Plantain is a rosette-forming perennial herb with leafless, hairy flower stems. The fruit is composed of egg shaped capsules 1/6” long containing either one or two seeds per flower. Leaves are football … Continue reading

Star-of-Bethlehem

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  by Ashley Averitt, Justin Hickman, and Kyle Grider About Star-of-Bethlehem: Star-of-Bethlehem belongs to the Lily family (Liliaceae), which is closely related to wild garlic and wild onion. It has origins as a cool season perennial ornamental plant, but it … Continue reading

Chickweed

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              by Ethan Flournoy, Doug Martin, and Dustin Miller Identification Chickweed (Stellaria media) is a member of the pink or carnation family (Caryophyllaceae). Chickweed is typically 3 to 8 inches tall and can form a … Continue reading