Mouseear chickweed is a winter perennial. The leaves are opposite, oblong and covered with hair. Mouseear chickweed grows prostrate but will have several upright stems, and can tolerate close mowing. Mouseear chickweed has a fibrous root system. The flowers of mouseear chickweed are white and contain 5 petals which are notched at the tip. Mouseear chickweed spreads by seed, but can root at the nodes. Mouseear chickweed is found throughout United States into southern Canada.
Weed Photos: Courtesy of Dr. Lambert McCarty. Clemson University. Clemson, SC.
For optimum control of mouseear chickweed make your post-emergence herbicide application to plants that are actively growing and in the seedling to the flower stage of growth.
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