Weed-opedia: Hop Clover
Hop Clover (Trifolium Campestre)
What does it look like?: Hop Clover is an invasive weed that thrives in shady areas with loosely compacted soil. Look for bright yellow flowers and the 3-leaflet clusters that are distinctive of clovers.
What causes it?: Shady areas with loosely compacted soil.
When does it show up?: Summer.
Best treatment plan: Pulling by hand works, but if you want a less manually demanding treatment a Clover selective herbicide works great as well. Call a professional for a free quote.
How long will it take to get rid of it?: Some herbicide treatments can kill the weed in a matter of days, but watch the area to see if it comes back. May take multiple applications.