Scientific Name: Hedyotis corymbosa
Also known as: Flat-top Mille Graines
Smooth, spreading summer annual with branched stems. Leaves opposite, narrow. Flowers white, usually two or more on long stalks from the tip of a common long stalk. Flowers midsummer until frost. Found in all moist turf and in moist disturbed areas. Propagates from seeds.
Postemergence control with repeat applications of mixtures of 2,4-D, carfentrazone, dicamba, MCPP, MCPA and/or sulfentrazone. Other postemergence options include triclopyr alone or combined with 2,4-D. Check the herbicide label for specific application rates and turfgrass tolerance before use.
Weed Photos: Courtesy of Dr. Lambert McCartey. Clemson University. Clemson, SC.