by Brent Sellers, Professor and Interim Center Director, Pasture and Rangeland Weed Management and José Dias, Ph.D. Graduate Student, UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center There are only two herbicide active ingredients labeled for pasture systems in Florida which are active on… Read More
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by Brent Sellers, Professor and Associate Center Director, Pasture and Rangeland Weed Management UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center Brunswickgrass or brown-seed paspalum is a warm-season perennial grass that is native to South America. It was introduced as a… Read More
Pokeweed, Phytolacca americana Common Pokeweed is a native perennial plant often found in pastures and fence rows. The large, fleshy taproot makes the plant more difficult to kill, so early control is beneficial. The stem is normally red and… Read More
Spiny Pigweed, Amaranthus spinosus Spiny pigweed, also called spiny amaranth, is an annual weed with hairless stems and leaves and a reddish tinge. Leaves are alternate and range from 1.5 to 2.5 inches in length, and there are two… Read More
Perilla Mint, Perilla frutescens Perilla Mint is an escaped ornamental summer annual that grows in shaded areas up to a height of 2 feet. Leaves are simple and opposite, and can have a purple-green tint. All parts of the… Read More
Across the southeastern United States, there are several different species of Rubus (Blackberry and Dewberry). Blackberry is a common issue for pasture owners, with it also commonly growing in fence rows, and ditch banks. Lack of management will result in… Read More
Coffee Senna, Senna occidentalis Coffee Senna is an annual herb that is toxic if consumed in large quantities. It is found in disturbed or over grazed areas and can become an issue in row crops. Mowing before the formation of… Read More
Sicklepod, also known as coffeebeen, has upright stems, oval leaves, and yellow flowers. Seed pods are round, brownish in color, and contain angular seeds. Mature plants are found in late summer and fall. This weed should be controlled… Read More
Goatweed is a quick spreading weed with prolific seed production that is commonly found in improved pastures.
Show crotalaria, sometimes referred to as Rattlebox, is a fast growing summer annual that is toxic to livestock.