Weed Identification
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Lawn Weed

Anonymous added on June 8, 2011 | Answered

My dogs are getting into a plant the has arrow-shaped seed that is barbed and is on a 1/4 to 1/2 inch tightly spiral stem. I have not been able to identify the plant and have no idea what I'm looking for besides the seeds. My yard is fairly big but is mowed often.

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Nikki
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Answered on June 9, 2011

This is called burr medic, or burr weed.

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