Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Weed problems in Ohio turf, landscapes, and nurseries: 1998.

Abstract

This report is a compilation of the noteworthy weed problems and their controls discussed during Buckeye Yard and Garden Line conferences that occurred weekly, from April to October, in 1998. Weeds such as crabgrass (Digitaria spp.), roughstalk blue-grass (Poa trivialis), yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus), dandelions (Taraxacum officinale), Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense), poison ivy (Rhus radicans) [Toxicodendron radicans], ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea), common purslane (Portulaca oleracea), galinsoga (Galinsoga parviflora) and pokeberry (Phytolacca americana) were reported to cause major problems in Ohio landscapes and nurseries.