Would anyone know what kind of weed the photos below show?
It's some kind of trefoil weed, I think, because the leaves come in sets
of 3. And sometimes this weed produces a red thing that looks like a tiny
You can see the thing resembling a strawberry in the first photo. Someone
told me, though, that this weed is definitely not wild strawberry, but
they don't know what the name of the weed is.
I'm also wondering if I should pull this weed out of my zoysia and fine
fescue, or leave it? Is this weed nitrogen-fixing? I don't pull white
clover out of the lawn because the clover is a beneficial nitrogen-fixer.
And the third question: What are those small yellow-orange spots on the
bottom of one of the leaves in the third photo? Is it some kind of
fungus? If so, can the fungus spread from the weed to the grass? If
the fungus can spread to the grass, how would it spread--would it take
simple contact or something else?
Here are the 3 photos:
- posted 9 years ago