Weedy Wednesday – Fire Weed

Weedy Wednesday – Fire Weed

Description:Fire-weed is an annual to short lived perennial, erect herb that normally grows 10 to 70 cm high. The leaves are 2-7 cm long and are entire or have lobed or toothed margins. The yellow daisy-like flower heads are loosely clustered. As A Soil Indicator:low...
Weedy Wednesday – Lantana

Weedy Wednesday – Lantana

Description:Lantana is a perennial, evergreen, many branched, pleasant smelling, dense scrambling shrub to 2-4 m high with arched branches and young growth with small prickles and stiff hairs. Lantana is native to warm areas of both North and South America. It was...
Weedy Wednesday – Nut Grass

Weedy Wednesday – Nut Grass

Description:A sedge with brown seed heads subtended by 3-4 leaves at the top of a triangular stem with basal leaves and a creeping wiry rhizome with underground oval tubers or “nuts”.As A Soil Indicator:Low Calcium, Low Phosphorus, High Potassium,High...
Weedy Wednesday – Prickly Pear

Weedy Wednesday – Prickly Pear

Description:Erect, perennial shrub growing 1 to 3 m tall. Green, succulent, flattened stems with scattered warts  and bright yellow flowers about 60 mm diameter in spring that form red, fleshy, edible fruit about 50 mm long.As A Soil Indicator:Low Calcium, High...