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majorcatfish

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while gone i have been invaded ....
both of us are at a loss what this weed is but it is sure invasive...

any ideas ?
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Square stem? Any thorns? Send runners out?

Looks to be a species of pig weed. Any dairies near by?
 

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I would agree with the pigweed, or perhaps stinging nettle? Is the stem really brittle? (stinging nettle) Or maybe tough to pull out of the ground? (pigweed)
 

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Not sure of the name. But we have LOTS of it in our gardens, flower beds and yard. Pulls up easily, but spreads FAST. Try to get ahead of it.
 

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yup it's pigweed..... did a little reading on it, dang it's a invasive little sh!t guess we will have to be more pro-active on pulling it... thank goodness it has rained they were easy to pull...
 

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