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Casting aside the holiday glow, the poinsettia is nothing but a fancy spurge with a very descriptive scientific name.
Mulches applied to the proper depth will help reduce problems with annual weeds that grow from seeds, such as chamberbitters, spurge, annual bluegrass and chickweed.
Invasives mainly on roadsides: Cutleaf teasel, wild parsnip,spotted knapweed, phragmites, leafy spurge, Canada thistle and crown vetch.
Spotted spurge thrives in nutrient-poor, dry, even sandy soil, often compacted or disturbed.
Deltoid spurge, one of five endangered or threatened plants in pine rockland, can now only be found between in pinelands east of Everglades National Park, between Southwest 72nd and Southwest 264th streets.
The weed-control scheme is supposed to help prevent the Colorado Butterfly Plant from being choked off by Canada thistle, leafy spurge, Dalmatian toadflax, hound’s tongue and hoary cress.
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