Citrullus lanatus

Wild Watermelon



ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Summer annual
Growth Habit: Trailing or climbing vine
Propagation: Seed
Leaf Margin: Wavy
Leaf Hairs: Upper surface
Leaf Structure: Triangular, deeply lobed
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Root Type: Fibrous
Flower Color: Yellow


Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Selective control option not available
  • Post Emergence: Clethodim

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