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Author Anderson, Wood Powell.
Title Perennial weeds : characteristics and identification of selected herbaceous species / Wood Powell Anderson.
Imprint Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1999.
Edition First edition.

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Author Anderson, Wood Powell.
Subject Weeds -- Identification.
Weeds -- Control.
Alt Name NetLibrary, Inc.
Description x, 228 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
polychrome rdacc
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 058507206X (electronic bk.) : $84.95
OCLC # 44955307
Additional Format Original (DLC) 99035933 (OCoLC)41488923.
Table of Contents
Pt. 1Introduction1
 1Characteristics of Perennial Weeds3
 2Control of Perennial Weeds11
Pt. 2Perennial Grass Weeds Reproducing from Buds on Creeping Rhizomes27
 3Johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense)29
 4Quackgrass (Elytrigia repens; previously Agropyrons repens)37
Pt. 3Perennial Grass Weeds Reproducing from Buds on Creeping Rhizomes and Stolons45
 5Bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon)47
Pt. 4Grasslike Perennial Weeds55
 6Purple Nutsedge (Cyperus rotundus), Yellow Nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus)57
 7Wild Garlic (Allium vineale), Wild Onion (Allium canadense)69
Pt. 5Simple Perennial Broadleaved Weeds Reproducing from Taproots and/or Root Crowns (Caudexes)79
 8Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)81
 9Curly Dock (Rumex crispus)87
 10Broadleaf Plantain (Plantago major), Buckhorn Plantain (Plantago lanceolata), Blackseed Plantain (Plantago rugelli)93
Pt. 6Perennial Broadleaved Weeds Reproducing from Buds on Creeping, Horizontal Roots103
 11Canada Thistle (Cirsium arvense)105
 12Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)115
 13Field Bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis)123
 14Hemp Dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum)137
 15Hoary Cress (Cardaria draba), Lens-podded Whitetop (Cardaria chalepensis), Globe-podded Whitetop (Cardaria pubescens)141
 16Horsenettle (Solanum carolinense), Silverleaf Nightshade (Solanum elaeanifolium)149
 17Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia esula)157
 18Red Sorrel (Rumex acetosella)169
Pt. 7Perennial Broadleaved Weeds Reproducing from Buds on Creeping, Horizontal Rhizomes173
 19Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica)175
 20Western Ironweed (Vernonia baldwinii)183
Pt. 8Perennial Broadleaved Weeds Reproducing from Aerial Runners, Stolons, or Creeping Rhizomes191
 21Ground Ivy (Glechoma hederacea)193
 22Creeping Woodsorrel (Oxalis corniculata), Yellow Woodsorrel (Oxalis stricta)197
Table 1Root systems of simple perennial weeds205
Table 2Perennial weeds that spread by creeping roots206
Table 3Perennial weeds that spread by rhizomes207
Table 4Perennial weeds that spread by means other than roots or rhizomes208
Table 5Selected perennial weeds identified by common and scientific names and grouped as grasses, herbaceous broadleafs, vines, and woody plants209

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