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.

Creeping Buttercup Common Weed Found in Many Areas DK - Simple Steps to Success: Lawns and Groundcover © 2012 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Creeping buttercup (Ranunculus repens)

Preferring damp soils, the buttercup is a good indicator that drainage may be required. It rapidly spreads using its creeping root system and has small, bright yellow flowers borne on erect stems with three-lobed, toothed foliage. Dig out established plants. H: 24 inches; S: 18 inches

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