Weed Control OKC: Common weeds in Oklahoma
Weeds come in all shapes and sizes. But they all do one thing, annoy homeowners and make lawns look bad. If you’re having a particularly hard time with some weeds it might help to know what they are. Weed Control OKC is here to talk about some weeds common to Oklahoma.
Guineagrass: It can be pretty hard to spot since its so thin and green, guineagrass is also known as buffalo grass. It features leaves that taper to a sharp point and wheat like seed heads. They start out small, but they can reach up to 9 ft tall!
henbit: Don’t let the pretty purple fool you. This weed will invade your lawn just as easily as other weeds. Other names include the deadnettle, blind nettle, and giraffehead. This weed is actually in the same family as mint. They have square stems and can reach up to 10 inches tall. Though, they rarely stand that tall. They have fairly weak stems and can even become so heavy they lie almost horizontal. Henbits prefer cool, moist shade.
Sandbur: A pesky weed that’s ruined many a hike with their sharp, pointy seeds. Anyone who’s ever run through a field in spring know the annoyance of having this weed’s seed all over their clothes and in their shoes. This weeds has a desert like appearance with thin, rough leaves. They can grow to about 2 ft and are, of course, covered in seeds that will stick to anything that brushes by them.
Stinging Nettles: Also known as the Slender nettle, this particular weed prefers damp, nutrient rich soil. They can grow between 3 and 6 ft. tall. They’re most defining feature however are the stiff hairs covering the leaves that can irritate the skin.
If you’ve got these or any other kind of weed problems. Call Don’s pest and weed control, weed control OKC, today at 405-733-8111!