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Name: Prabhi Setty
Trinidad West-Indies
prabhisetty
Aug 14, 2016 9:37 AM CST
Hi,
Can some one identify this broad weed for me,it has taken our
Lawn.
Prabhi S


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Name: Porkpal
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porkpal
Aug 14, 2016 9:57 AM CST
It looks a bit like the wild Petunias that grow here.
Porkpal
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plantladylin
Aug 14, 2016 10:48 AM CST
I agree, it looks like Ruellia, possibly R. tuberosa:
http://enquetetrinidadtobago.blogspot.com/2008/12/ruellia-tu...
https://jamaicanmysteries.wordpress.com/tag/ruellia-tuberosa...
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Name: Prabhi Setty
Trinidad West-Indies
prabhisetty
Aug 14, 2016 11:42 AM CST
porkpal said:It looks a bit like the wild Petunias that grow here.

Thank you and can I use broad leaf weedicide to control?
Prabhi S
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Keeper of Poultry Farmer Roses Raises cows
Garden Ideas: Level 2 Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier
porkpal
Aug 14, 2016 11:55 AM CST
Yes.
Porkpal

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