Weeds of Container Nurseries in the United States
Joseph C. Neal, North Carolina State University
Jeffrey F. Derr, Virginia Tech
Weed control can be the most costly input in the production of container-grown nursery crops. Any control program begins with correct identification of the weeds present, along with an understanding of their life cycles and modes of reproduction and spread. Below are the most common weeds of outdoor container nurseries and some recently-introduced species with the potential to spread.
The species in this bulletin are organized by type, family, and species: