General Information: Crowfoot is a is a perennial weed that is part of the
buttercup family, it is also known as the Meadow Buttercup. It is the least common of the
buttercups. Crowfoot can grow to nearly 1 meter tall when left to grow naturally.
Leaf: Each leaf has five lobes all of which are deeply tootheed.
Flower: Crowfoot flowers during the months of May and August. The yellow flower
is a typical buttercup flower with 5 petals.
Preferred Habitat: Crowfoot prefers damp, moist soils.
Control: For a few individual plants hand weeding is prefereable. For a more
widespread problem use a selective weed killer containing fluroxypyr & clopyralid such as
'Verdone Extra'. Repeat again 6 weeks later if necessary.
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