12 Most Common Weeds

Learn how to identify and remove common weeds that may be taking over your lawn and garden spaces with this gallery.

Common Yarrow DK - Simple Steps to Success: Lawns and Groundcover © 2012 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

This common weed bears clusters of creamy white flowers and has narrow, featherlike foliage that releases an aroma when crushed. It thrives in dry, arid, sandy conditions and often indicates a lack of nutrients in the soil. Pull out the rhizomes by hand. H: 20 inches; S: 12 inches

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