photo of wood sorrel (oxalis) foliage

Are You Ready for July Weed Attacks?

It’s time for round two. July brings a new bounty of weeds. Here in the Midwest, you can add heat and mosquitoes to that mix. Yes, it’s a party! If your kids can help, let them (they will need heavy gloves for thistle). If they can’t identify the weeds, here’s a handy guide to the most common. No excuses, no mistakes!


Dandelion Flowers Sonchus Oleraceus Spring


color photograph of purslane



chickweed flowers and foliage photo
chickweed photo by Lazaregagnidze


photo of ragweed ambrosia psilostachya
Ragweed photo by Krzysztof Ziarnek Kenraiz

Canada thistle

photo of Canada thistle foliage
Canada thistle


photo of crabgrass
crabgrass photo by Richard Arthur Norton

Wood sorrel (Oxalis)

photo of wood sorrel (oxalis) foliage
Oxalis photo by Thomas D. Fischer


photo of pink smartweed flowers and foliage

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