Plant ID forum: Plant growing in lawn

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May 29, 2017 10:05 AM CST
I have lived at the same address for 5 years now and just today I noticed for the first time these purple and red plants coming up through my front lawn...any idea what they are? Never seen them before!
Thanks, Stephanie.
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Name: stone
near Macon Georgia (USA) (Zone 8a)
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May 29, 2017 10:15 AM CST
Name: Deb
Pacific NW (Zone 8b)
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May 29, 2017 10:25 AM CST
Some hawkweeds are native, others are invasive. You may want to check your county's web site to see if these should be discouraged or encouraged. I, personally, love walk-ons but if they are on the invasive list I do my best to pull them before they go to seed (sometimes I will enjoy the flowers first).

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May 29, 2017 10:52 AM CST


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