All about Weeds

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Pigweed, dogbane, crabgrass, spiderwort, poison ivy, yellow dock — a total of 102 common weeds are presented with technical precision and humor. Each is splendidly illustrated and identified through multiple keys by means of physical characteristics, type of soil, and much more.

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Overview

Pigweed, dogbane, crabgrass, spiderwort, poison ivy, yellow dock — a total of 102 common weeds are presented with technical precision and humor. Each is splendidly illustrated and identified through multiple keys by means of physical characteristics, type of soil, and much more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486230511
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 11/30/2011
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 5.43 (w) x 8.42 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

PREFACE
I "THE REASONS FOR "JUST WEEDS"
    HABITAT AND SEASONAL INDEXES
    I. Weeds of the Lawn and Yard
    II. Weeds of the Garden and Truck Patch
    III. Weeds of the Meadow and Pasture Lands
    IV. Weeds of the Corn and Cotton Fields
    V. Weeds of Winter Wheat and Clover Fields
    VI. Weeds of the Farm Lots
    VII. Worst Weeds of Wayside and Waste Places
    VIII. Weeds of Moist and Wet Places
    IX. Weeds of Springtime
    X. Weeds of Summer
    XI. Weeds of Autumn
    XII. Weeds of Winter
II WEEDS THAT ARE GRASSLIKE
    "(The order of arrangement of the plants is that found in Gray's Manual of Botany, but this list has been alphabetized for convenient reference)"
      Barnyard grass (Echinochloa crusgalli)
      Bermuda grass (Cynodon dactylon)
      Broom-sedge (Andropogon virginicus)
      Calamus (Acorus calamus)
      Cheat (Bromus seclainus)
      Crab grass (Digitaria sanguinalis)
      Fall panic grass (Panicum dichotomiflorum)
      Goose grass (Eleusine indica)
      Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense)
      Needle grass (Aristida oligantha)
      Nimble Will (Muhlenbergia Schreberi)
      Sandbur (Cenchrus tribuloides)
      Spiderwort (Tradescantia reflexa)
      Squirrel-tail grass (Hordeum jabatum)
      Tall red top (Tridens flavus)
      Wild barley (Hordeum nodosum)
      Wild garlic (Allium vineale)
      Wire grass (Juncus tenuis)
      Yellow foxtail (Setaria lutescens)
      Yellow nut grass (Cyperus esculentus)
III WEEDS THAT ARE NOT GRASSLIKE
    "(The order of arrangement of the plants is that found in Gray's Manual of Botany, but this list has been alphabetized for convenient reference)"
      Bedstraw (Galium aparine)
      Black nightshade (Solanum nigrum)
      Blue vervain (Verbena stricta)
      Bouncing Bet (Saponaria officinalis)
      Bracted plantain (Plantago aristata)
      Buck brush (Symphoricarpos orbiculatus)
      Buckhorn (Plantago lanceolata)
      Burdock (Arctium lappa)
      Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense)
      Carpet weed (Mollugo verticillata)
      Catnip (Nepeta cataria)
      Chicory (Cichorium intybus)
      Chickweed (Stellaria media)
      Cocklebur (Xanthium orientale)
      Common mallow (Malva rotundifolia)
      Common plantain (Plantago major)
      Corn cockle (Agrostemma githago)
      Creeping Jenny (Convolvulus arvensis)
      Daisy fleabane (Erigeron annuus)
      Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
      Dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum)
      Dog fennel (Anthemis cotula)
      Evening primrose (Enothera biennis)
      False mallow (Sida spinosa)
      Flower-of-an-hour (Hibiscus trionum)
      Gill-over-the-ground (Nepeta hederacea)
      Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis)
      Heal-all (Prunella vulgaris)
      Horehound (Marrubium vulgare)
      Horse mint (Monarda fistulosa)
      Horse nettle (Solanum carolinense)
      Horsetail fleabane (Erigeron canadensis)
      Ironweed (Vernonia altissima)
      Jimson weed (Datura stramonium)
      Knotgrass (Polygonum aviculare)
      Lamb's quarters (Chenopodium album)
      Late-flowering thoroughwort (Eupatorium serotinum)
      Man-under-ground (Ipomœa pandurata)
      Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)
      Moneywort (Lysimachia nummularia)
      Morning glory (Impomœa purpurea)
      Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)
      Moth mullein (Verbascum blattaria)
      Mullein (Verbascum thapsus)
      Ox-eye daisy (Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)
      Pennsylvania smartweed (Polyganum pennsylvanicum)
      Peppergrass (Lepidium virginicum)
      Pigweed (Amaranthus rectroflexus)
      Poison Ivy (Rhus toxicodendron)
      Pokeweed (Phytolacca decandra)
      Poor Joe (Diodia teres)
      Pursley (Portulaca oleracea)
      Queen Anne's lace (Daucus carota)
      Ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia)
      Sheep sorrel (Rumex acetosella)
      Shepherd's purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris)
      Shoestring smartweed (Polygonum Muhlenbergii)
      Small-flowered buttercup (Ranunculus abortivus)
      Smartweed (Polygonum hydropiper)
      Snow-on-the-mountain (Euphorbia marginata)
      Spanish needles (Bidens aristosa)
      Spotted spurge (Euphorbia nutans)
      Sweet clover (Melilotus alba)
      Thorny pigweed (Amaranthus rectroflexus)
      Three-seeded mercury (Acalypha virginica)
      Trumpet creeper (Tecoma radicans)
      Velvet-leaf (Abutilon theophrasti)
      Vining milkweed (Gonolobus lœvis)
      White clover (Trifolium repens)
      White snakeroot (Eupatorium urticœfolium)
      White vervain (Verbena urticœfolia)
      Wild bean vine (Strophostyles helvola)
      Wild geranium (Geranium carolinianum)
      Wild lettuce (Lactuca scariola)
      Wild morning glory (Convolvulus sepium)
      Wild mustard (Brassica arvensis)
      Wild parsnip (Pastinaca sativa)
      Wild sunflower (Helianthus grosseserratus)
      Wild touch-me-not (Impatiens biflora)
      Yarrow (Achillia millefolium)
      Yellow dock (Rumex crispus)
IV WEED CONTROL
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