Weeds

Dandelion, fall

Dandelion, fall
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Fall Dandelion is a perennial. Fall dandelion, have a branched flower stalk while the common dandelion has a single flower on each stalk. This weed is hard to control and much more difficult than common dandelion.

It also germinates in fall, although compared to spring; the number of seeds germinating is generally less. The deep tap root allows them to survive and re-grow when the top of the plant is mowed off. Seed can blow in from surrounding gardens, fields and be carried into your yard by living animals, birds that pass through.

For perennial weeds such as autumn dandelion, apply a post-emergent herbicide in fall, this treatment will help reduce the numbers of these weeds in spring.

Scientific Name: Leontodon autumnalis