What Are The Most Common Lawn Weeds?

What Are The Most Common Lawn Weeds?

The month of May brings more than just flowers, it also brings weeds!

Some of us may be looking at our landscapes and vowing that this year, “I will have a beautiful, healthy landscape.” Fortunately, this dream can become a reality – especially if you call Massey Services. With a little hard work and time, your lawn can be healthy and able to withstand future weeds, insects and disease.

what are the most common lawn weeds

But if right now your battle is trying to figure out what weed has invaded your landscape, here’s a list of the most common lawn weed types in Florida:


This hard-to-control weed often thrives in wet soil conditions

Blanket Crabgrass

An uncontrollable weed that spreads rapidly when unattended.

Asiatic Hawksbeard

An annual weed with dandelion-like leaves that is predominately found in landscape beds.


An annual or mostly perennial grass-like plan with aerial flower-bearing stems that can exist in many soil types and conditions, from very wet to dry.

Yellow Wood-sorrel

This weed has three heart-shaped leaves joined at the base and yellow flowers.

Spotted Spurge

This summer annual is typically found in weak areas of the lawn.

Florida Pusley

This annual is low growing and is covered with soft hairs.


Still having problems identifying the weed? Let the experts at Massey Services help! Contact us for a free inspection and we’ll perform a complete, thorough inspection of your lawn and landscape and develop a customized landscape program specific for your lawn.

Schedule Your Free Inspection

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

The post What Are The Most Common Lawn Weeds? appeared first on Massey Services, Inc..

Go to Source
Author: Massey Services

Lawn Care