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What is this weed
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Contributors to this thread:
RobertE 12-Aug-13
Dirtman 12-Aug-13
sticksender 12-Aug-13
midwest 12-Aug-13
Thornton 12-Aug-13
voodoochile 12-Aug-13
sticksender 12-Aug-13
glacier 12-Aug-13
cord 62 12-Aug-13
Bill Obeid 12-Aug-13
drycreek 12-Aug-13
smurph 12-Aug-13
sagittarius 13-Aug-13
jmb 13-Aug-13
jmb 13-Aug-13
DeerNut 03-Aug-23
Brotsky 03-Aug-23
tobywon 03-Aug-23
From: RobertE
12-Aug-13

RobertE's DeerBuilder embedded Photo
RobertE's DeerBuilder embedded Photo

I have this weed in my food plot and can not kill it. I spray it with gly and nothing. Anybody know what this weed is and how to get rid of it?

From: Dirtman
12-Aug-13
Horsetail

http://www.extension.umn.edu/yardandgarden/ygbriefs/h512horsetail.html

From: sticksender
12-Aug-13
Use Crossbow herbicide....little escapes it's fog of death.

From: midwest
12-Aug-13
LOL!

From: Thornton
12-Aug-13
We had a patient come into our ER 2 years ago with severe pneumonia. He had been spraying Crossbow the day before and inhaled a bunch.

From: voodoochile
12-Aug-13
Cant tell much from that pic but it looks like some form of grass . If it is crossbow wont do anything . Crossbow is a brush killer that is very good on trees ,brush and broadleaf weeds . It is a cousin to 2,4-d and it doesnt kill grasses.

Some custom spray boys actually mix a little crossbow in with some post applied corn herbicides to help with vines . BTW .... corn is a grass

From: sticksender
12-Aug-13
Horsetail is not a grass and Crossbow (or similar brush killer) is one of the herbicides to combat it.

Pat...LOL, you're correct...cocked, locked and ever ready. Just wear long sleeves and gloves and stay upwind, the stuff is wicked.

From: glacier
12-Aug-13
From the picture, I would say it is in the horsetail family. Telar (chlorsulfuron) and MCPA in the spring are the only things I have ever had success with, and even that is a multi-year effort...

From: cord 62
12-Aug-13
HORSETAIL

From: Bill Obeid
12-Aug-13
Wild Wood Weed !

From: drycreek
12-Aug-13
Pat Tch, tch, tch

From: smurph
12-Aug-13
Ask turkey bow hunter, I'm sure he is a weed expert.

From: sagittarius
13-Aug-13
Crossbow is a mix of both 2,4-D and Triclopyr... the active ingredient in Garlon 4. Crossbow is a cheaper alternative and easier to get than Garlon 4, no applicator license required. Used on brushy weeds, trees, poision ivy, ect.

From: jmb
13-Aug-13
Definitely horsetail. I have it in a few of my plots. It likes areas that are on the wetter side. Subsoiling/better drainage is a way to kind of control it.

http://agcrops.osu.edu/specialists/weeds/other-weeds/equisetum.pdf/view

From: jmb
13-Aug-13

jmb's Link
Here's the link. I remember seeing this on AGphd and I think they mentioned possibly controlling it with Gramoxone.

From: DeerNut
03-Aug-23

DeerNut's Link
Try Crossbow herbicide - few escape its lethal fog. Check out this article to understand how it works and If you don't know how to use crossbow herbicide !

From: Brotsky
03-Aug-23
Not the type of weed the CO guys were looking to identify. :)

From: tobywon
03-Aug-23
10 year old thread, either the weed is gone or the plot is full of weeds now :)

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