Lawn Burweed (Spurweed)
Lawn burweed (spurweed) is a small, low growing winter annual broadleaf plant, often confused with pineappleweed or brassbuttons. Lawn burweed inhabits turf, compacted paths, roadsides, pastures, and disturbed, unmanaged areas. Its sharp, bur-like fruit can puncture human and animal skin, making it a nuisance in turf.
Structure: Grows in low mat 2″ to 6″ wide
Life Cycle: Annual
What To Look For: Tiny plant with lacy leaves and hairy stems
Growth Period: Blooms from April through June – will die in high temperatures