pictures of weeds that grow in lawns

Pictures of weeds that grow in lawns

Several of these weeds can cause rashes. Use proper clothing and gloves when working around these weeds, or enlist professional help to eradicate them.


The Spruce / David Beaulieu

Bittersweet (Celastrus)

The Spruce / Adrienne Legault

Pictures of weeds that grow in lawns

The flower is yellow and they mask themselves as miniature sunflowers, which are popular with pollinators.

Annual Goosegrass – photo courtesy University of Missouri Division of Plant Sciences

The market is saturated with crabgrass preventer products since it is such a common problem in lawns.


The thick stems make it easy to grab and pull out, as long as the soil is moist.

Creeping Buttercup – photo courtesy Penn State Extension


I generally encourage homeowners to take a manual approach for low instances of weeds, and use herbicides to spot treat large weed infestations.

Crabgrass – photo courtesy University of Maryland Extension

See also  weed growing kit