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.

Ground Ivy is Common Weed DK - Simple Steps to Success: Lawns and Groundcover © 2012 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea)

This persistent, spreading perennial bears clusters of violet-blue flowers that are held high above the round, glossy, scalloped leaves. The aromatic foliage has pronounced veins and surrounds the stems. If necessary, apply an appropriate weedkiller. H: 10 inches; S: 16 inches

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