Lantana strigocamara is a non-native landscape weed commonly found in natural wooded areas and undisturbed pastureland.
This plant is problematic year-round in the sunshine state, thriving in wet or dry soil.
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Bidens alba, or Spanish needle, is a native Florida landscape weed.
A pollinator favorite, this native species serves a vital role in providing pollen and nectar for Florida wildlife, and is fine in natural areas.
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Euphorbia maculata, or spotted sandmat, is a native landscape weed of the Southeastern United States.
This plant pest is toxic to livestock and is a major agricultural plant pest. Be sure to remove this plant from the landscape, commercial ... READ MORE
Pyrrhopappus carolinanus, or false dandelion, is commonly seen throughout the southeast on roadsides, in pastureland and natural areas.
Be sure to wear gloves when removing this plant pest as false dandelion stems emit a milky liquid when broken.
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Portulaca pilosa, or pink purslane, is a native Florida wildflower that is often considered a weed by Florida nursery growers and landscapers. This weed species is a member of the succulent family and forms thick mats covering the ground.
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Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC) environmental horticulture doctoral student Yuvraj Khamare has been awarded the Murial Rumsey Scholarship from the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.
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Poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) is a toxic, pesky landscape pest found throughout Florida. Known for leaving painful rashes on everyone it touches, poison ivy can be difficult to manage once established in the landscape.
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With spring weather approaching, many Florida homeowners now find themselves preparing their landscapes and gardens for spring planting. One effective strategy for weed management is the effective application of chemical controls, or herbicides.
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Welcome to Weed Science Wednesday, a weekly post about weed's found in Florida's landscapes, production nurseries, and natural areas.
This week's weed of the week is Praxelis clematidea. Praxelis clematidea is an annual short-lived perennial ... READ MORE
Welcome to Weed Science Wednesday, a weekly series aimed at helping homeowners and horticulture professionals better identify and manage common landscape weeds in Florida.
This week's weed of the week is Chickweed (Stellaria ... READ MORE