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Perennial weed seedling identification

Gerald R. Miller, former Extension Agronomist
Oliver E. Strand, former Extension Agronomist

Descriptions of perennial weed seedlings

Click on highlighted text or photo for larger image. Photos are from the Strand Memorial Herbarium, unless otherwise noted.

Jerusalem artichoke

Jerusalem artichoke

Artichoke, Jerusalem

Cotelydons

Leaves

Plant characteristics

Field bindweed

Field bindweed

Bindweed, field

Cotelydons

Leaves

Plant characteristics

Hedge bindweed

Hedge bindweed

Bindweed, hedge

Cotelydons

Leaves

Plant characteristics

Yellow nutsedge

Yellow nutsedge

Nutsedge, yellow

Leaf sheath

Ligule

Quackgrass

Source: Ohio State Weed Lab Archives, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org

Quackgrass

Quackgrass

Leaf sheath

Leaf blade

Ligule

Perennial sowthistle

Perennial sowthistle

Sowthistle, perennial

Cotelydons

Leaves

Plant characteristics

Canada thistle

Canada thistle

Thistle, Canada

Cotelydons

Leaves

Plant characteristics

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