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Prickly Lettuce

How to Get Rid of Prickly Lettuce

Characteristics

  • Lactuca serriola
  • winter annual weed
  • germination begins at the start of winter
  • 2-7” tall
  • grows as a rosette of basal (leaves are grouped from a central point in a circular shape) during the first year
  • irregularly loped leaves with prickly edges
  • texturally resembles lettuce
  • exudes a milky juice when cut or broken
  • flower heads are yellow and resemble small dandelion  flowers
  • flowering occurs from April through October

Treatment

Selective 

Non-Selective

  • apply during the spring or fall
  • spot treat trouble areas
  • only target unwanted vegetation
  • look for products that contain chemicals such as glyphosate
  • click here for recommended products

 

 

 

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  1. Bonide Brush Killer  BK32- QT

    Bonide Poison Ivy & Brush Killer BK-32 Concentrate makes up to 16 gallons and kills brush, woody weeds and vines. Get results in one application with this woody plant herbicide without harming surrounding trees and ornamentals. Kills brush and other tough weeds such as Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Dandeliion, Kudzu, Wild Blackberries and over 240 other tough weeds.

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  2. Ecomazapyr 2SL

    Starting at: $59.95

    Allligare's Ecomazapyr 2SL with Imazapyr 27.8% can be compared to BASF's Arsenal 2 lb formula. It provides preemergent and post emergent control with residual action on listed weeds. Ecomazapyre 2 SL is labeled to control undesirable vegetation in grass pasture and undesirable emergent and floating aquatic vegetation; perfect for transitional areas between aquatic and terrestrial sites. It may also be applied as basal bark and stem procedures in noncropland areas.

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  3. Hi-Yield  Dicamba + D Herbicide

    Out of stock

    Hi-Yield Dicamba + D Herbicide is discontinued. We suggest using Alligare Dicamba +2, 4-D DMA, instead.

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  4. Weed Out  with Crabgrass Killer-32 oz

    Starting at: $17.70

    Ferti-Lome Weed-Out with Crabgrass Killer (previously called," Fertilome Weed Out with Q") still has the same triple formulation of 2,4-D, Quinclorac, and Dicamba to get rid of tough weeds such as crabgrass. Ferti-Lome's Weed Out with Crabgrass Killer also controls broadleaf and grassy weeds such as Barnyardgrass, Black-Eyed Susan, Buttercup, Catnip, Chickweed, Dandelion, Dollarweed, Foxtail, Ground Ivy, Jimsonweed. Morning Glory, Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Ragweed, Sunflower, Thistle, and other broadleaf weeds. It may be used on both cool season and warm season residential lawns (read the label for complete instructions and restrictions). This powerful crabgrass, broadleaf, and grassy weed killer travels through the whole weed, including the root after it penetrates the leaves.

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  5. Quali-Pro MSM Turf  Dry Flowable Herbicide - 2 oz

    Starting at: $21.40

    Quali-Pro MSM Turf Herbicide is used on Bluegrass, Bermuda grass, and St. Augustine grasses to tackle hard to kill weeds such as, Bahia grass, Foxtail, Rye grass and Virginia Button weeds.

    Save money with Quali-Pro MSM Turf Herbicide. Compare Quali-Pro MSM Turf herbicide to Nu Farm Manor or Blade herbicides with the same active ingredient (Metsulfuron Methyl 60.0%) as a less expensive alternative.They are identical with the same labels.

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  6. Bonide Chickweed, Clover and Oxalis Killer Concentrate-Pt 061

    Starting at: $18.65

    Bonide's Chickweed, Clover, and Oxalis Killer has a combination of three different active ingredients. This powerful systemic herbicide kills clover, chickweed, knotweed, cocklebur, oxalis, thistle, plantain and many other species of broadleaf weeds. Bonide's Chickweed, Clover, and Oxalis Killer Concentrate, #061 covers 5,000 square feet.

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  7. Bonide Weed Beater Ultra Concentrate -16 oz

    Starting at: $27.95

    Bonide Weed Beater Ultra Concentrate is a systemic broadleaf weed killer for lawn and turf areas. As a systemic herbicide, it works on the inside, all the way to the roots. Weed Beater Ultra Concentrate can be used in warm weather and cool weather (down to 45F). Learn More
  8. Grazon Next HL

    GrazonNext HL combines active ingredients for a broad-spectrum weed control of over 60 species of broadleaf weeds and 100 different types of weeds. The double chemistry in Grazon Next HL provides control against such annual and perennial broadleaf weeds such as hard to kill thistles, Canada thistles, horsenettle, nightshades, and ironweed. It has excellent burndown on cocklebur, biennial thistles, dandelions, and others hard to kill weeds. It has both residual activity and systemic mode of action. Once sprayed, it penetrates into the foliage and moves throughout the entire plant, going deep into the root system. It has a season long soil residual and is safe.

    Grazon Next HL is safe to use on such desirable grasses as fescue, bahiagrass, bermudagrass, orchard and mixed native grasses.

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  9. Q4 Plus Turf Herbicide-Gallon

    Starting at: $46.50

    Q4 Plus Turf Herbicide has four active ingredients to control yellow nutsedge, crabgrass, foxtail, certain grassy weeds, and other troublesome broadleaf weeds in cool-season turf areas. Learn More
  10. Alligare 2-4-D Amine

    Starting at: $19.99

    2,4-D Amine, is a wide range selective weedicide, which controls broad leaf type weeds only, in paddy fields, tea plantations, sugarcane fields, field crops, and fruit orchards. 2,4- D Amine is a Translocated Systematic Post-Emergent Herbicide. For control of many broadleaf weeds and brush control in corn, soybeans (preplant), small grains, pastures, rangelands, and other listed crops and in non-crop areas such as lawns, ornamental turf, drainage ditchbanks, fencerows and rights-of-way. Also for aquatic weed control, control of trees by injection, and tank mixes.The active ingredient in 2,4-D Amine is: Dimethylamine Salt of 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid 46.8%.
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