Pasture Weed Identification

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Pasture Weed Identification

Postby Soggy Bottom » Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:58 am

I'm unsure of the weed type in the picture. They are growing very rapidly in a couple of my pastures. P+D wilted the tops but doesn't look like it will get a complete kill. Anyone know what type of weed it is? I am applying P+D at 2 pints an acre and 21-22 gallons of solution an acre. All other weeds have been a complete kill. Thanks for the help.
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Re: Pasture Weed Identification

Postby 1982vett » Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:06 am

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Re: Pasture Weed Identification

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Re: Pasture Weed Identification

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Re: Pasture Weed Identification

Postby ga.prime » Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:59 pm

Looks like it might be crotalaria. If you see yellow blooms and seed pods that look like sweet pea or English pea pods, that's definitely what it is. Another name for it is rattlebox because the seeds rattle around in the pods after they dry down if you shake them.
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Re: Pasture Weed Identification

Postby Soggy Bottom » Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:52 pm

I looked up crotalaria and it doesn't quite look like that and doesn't have yellow blooms that I've seen on them.
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Re: Pasture Weed Identification

Postby ga.prime » Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:09 pm

Soggy Bottom wrote:I looked up crotalaria and it doesn't quite look like that and doesn't have yellow blooms that I've seen on them.

If it has any other color blooms, that'll rule out crotalaria. Kind of early for crotalaria around these parts, can't say about other parts. It's a late bloomer around here.
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Re: Pasture Weed Identification

Postby Mat Man » Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:16 pm

Looks like some form of milk weed
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Re: Pasture Weed Identification

Postby bird dog » Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:51 pm

With it wilted its hard to identify but it looks like snow on the prairie.

http://lakeandgarden.blogspot.com/2012/ ... owers.html

If it is, its just takes a while to look completely dead when it is mature and getting ready to flower. Your herbicide is working as designed. The plant is very prolific some years and this seems to be one of them. I sprayed a bunch today and will do more tomorrow.
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Re: Pasture Weed Identification

Postby Dogs and Cows » Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:15 am

Mat Man wrote:Looks like some form of milk weed


I was thinking it looked like hemp dog bane...
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Re: Pasture Weed Identification

Postby Ebenezer » Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:41 am

Croton species maybe like woolly croton or what some call goat weed?
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Re: Pasture Weed Identification

Postby greybeard » Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:15 am

Ebenezer wrote:Croton species maybe like woolly croton or what some call goat weed?

I've never seen woolly croton get that tall & spindly without branching and bushing out a LOT more, but the leaves do look about right for croton/goatweed.
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Re: Pasture Weed Identification

Postby RiverHills » Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:29 am

Dogs and Cows wrote:
Mat Man wrote:Looks like some form of milk weed


I was thinking it looked like hemp dog bane...


I will second the hemp dogbane. Always thought it was some sort of milkweed until recently.
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Re: Pasture Weed Identification

Postby Bright Raven » Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:38 am

Dalmatian Toadflax

Extremely hardy. Common out west. Bad weed. Kill it!

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