Plant ID forum: What kind of weed is this and how do I get rid of it?

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kfwalker
May 23, 2018 12:22 PM CST
Hello
What kind of weed is this and how do I get rid of it?
I have tried digging it up and it still comes back.
Thank you
Kelley
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Name: Carter Mayer
Houston, TX (Zone 9b)
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Carter
May 24, 2018 8:35 PM CST
Looks like Spiderwort, maybe Tradescantia humilis, which is a Texas pest ...err, I meant pest. Dang it, Texas native. There we go, Texas pes... native. Whistling

It spreads practically by rumor. If you find a way to get rid of it, let me know!!

Dlogden
Mar 31, 2019 11:36 AM CST
I live in Florida and dug up about 4 plants in the ditch. I love these plants. They do keep popping up in places, but I live the fact they keep reproducing and filling in my huge flower garden. I am thinking of taking sime up to my summer home in Michigan in a nice sunny spot, which is where they are doing so well in Florida,

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