Lawn Weed Identification

Identify common weeds in the lawn

Please use this chart for help on identifying common lawn and turf weeds.

Click on an image of the lawn weed or the weed name for larger images of the weed and information on the weed, including identification, prevention and control of the weed.

Daisy
Bellis perennis

 

Lesser Trefoil
Trifolium dubium

 

Birds-foot Trefoil
Lotus corniculatus

 

Black Medic
Medicago lupulina

Daisy lawn & turf weed   Lesser Trefoil - Yellow Suckling Clover lawn weed   Birds-foot Trefoil lawn weed   Black Medic lawn weed
             

White Clover
Trifolium repens

 

Red Clover
Trifolium pratense

 

Slender Speedwell
Veronica filliformis

 

Germander Speedwell
Veronica chamaedrys

White Clover lawn weed   Red Clover lawn weed   Slender Speedwell lawn weed   Germander Speedwell
             

Greater Plantain
Plantago major

 

Ribwort Plantain
Plantago lanceolata

 

Bucks-horn Plantain
Plantago coronpous

 

Selfheal
Prunella vulgaris

Greater Plantain lawn weed   Ribwort Plantain lawn weed   Starweed - Buckshorn Plantain lawn weed   Selfheal lawn weed
             

Dandelion
Taraxacum officianale

 

Cats Ear
Hypochaeris radicata

 

Autumn Hawkbit
Leontodon autumnalis

 

Smooth Hawksbeard
Crepis capillaris

Dandelion lawn weed   Cats Ear lawn weed   Autumn hawkbit lawn weed   Smooth Hawksbeard lawn weed
             

Bristly Ox-Tongue
Picris echioides

 

Creeping Buttercup
Ranunculus repens

 

Bulbous Buttercup
Ranunculus Bulbosus

 

Crowfoot
Ranunculus acris

Bristly Ox-Tongue lawn weed   Creeping Buttercup lawn weed   Bulbous Buttercup lawn weed   Crowfoot - Meadow Buttercup lawn weed
             

Lesser Celandine
Ranunculus ficaria

 

Mouse-ear Chickweed
Cerastium vulgatum

 

Common Chickweed
Stellaria media

 

Yarrow
Achillea millefolium

Lesser Celandine lawn weed   Mouse-ear Chickweed lawn weed   Common Chickweed lawn weed   Yarrow lawn weed
             

Creeping Cinquefoil
Potentilla reptans

 

Silverweed
Potentilla anserina

 

Parsley Piert
Aphanes arvensis

 

Knotgrass
Polygonum aviculare

Creeping Cinquefoil lawn weed   Silverweed lawn weed   Parsley Piert lawn weed   Knotgrass lawn weed
             

Broad-leaved Dock
Rumex obtisifolius

 

Common Sorrel
Rumex acetosa

 

Common Ragwort
Senecio jacobea

 

Ground Ivy
Glechoma hederacea

Dock lawn weed   Common Sorrel lawn weed   Ragwort lawn weed   Ground Ivy lawn weed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scarlet Pimpernel
Anagallis arvensis

 

Doves-foot Cranesbill
Geranium molle

 

Creeping Thistle
Circium arvense

 

Horsetail
Equesetum arvense

Scarlet Pimpernel   Doves-foot Cranesbill lawn weed   Creeping Thistle   Horsetail
             

 Moss

           
Moss in the lawn            


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