Weed-opedia: Common Chickweed
Common Chickweed (Stellaria Media)
What does it look like?: Chickweed is a dense, fast spreading weed with green foliage and which spiklet flowers.
What causes it?: Chickweed thrives in cool, humid temperatures and goes dormant during times with little moisture and high temperatures.
When does it show up?: Early Spring to late Fall.
Best treatment plan: Use a selective post-emergent herbicide works best against Chickweed. Focus on areas with little existing grass. Call a professional for a free quote.
How long will it take to get rid of it?: May take years of consistent post-emergent applications to fully eradicate the Chickweed in your yard.