Galinsoga ciliata

Hairy Galinsoga


Common Quickweed, Hairy Galinsoga, Quickweed, Shaggy Soldier

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Summer annual
Growth Habit: Erect
Propagation: Seed
Leaf Margin: Slightly toothed
Leaf Hairs: Coarse
Leaf Structure: Egg-shaped to triangular
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Root Type: Fibrous and shallow
Flower Color: White and yellow


Similar Species

  • Coltsfoot Tussilago farfara
  • Galinsoga, Gallant or Small-flowered Galinsoga parviflora
  • Galinsoga, Shaggy Soldier Galinsoga quadriradata

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Isoxaben
  • Post Emergence: 2,4-D, Carfentrazone, Chlorsulfuron, Clopyralid, Dicamba, Fluroxypyr, MCPA, Quinclorac, Sulfentrazone, Sulfosulfuron, Triclopyr, Trifloxysulfuron

Please note: one or more of these active ingredients may exist in combination-type brand name products. Any material used for herbicidal control of any plant may vary in efficacy. Please read the full disclaimer on herbicide usage.