Lesser Swinecress, Wartcress
Life cycle: Winter or summer annual, can be biennial
Growth Habit: Prostrate, spreading, low-growing rosette
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Hairs: Varies from none to hairy
Leaf Structure: Deeply lobed one or two times
Leaf Arrangement: Upper leaves are alternate. Plant parts have unpleasant odor.
Root Type: Fibrous root system
Flower Color: Clustered four-petaled stalked white along the flower stem
- Chamomile, Mayweed Anthemis cotula
- Filaree, Redstem Erodium circutarium
- Swinecress, Greater Coronopus squamatus
Herbicidal Control Options
- Preemergence: Oxadizon
- Post Emergence: Mesotrione, Bispyribac-sodium,
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