Biology and Management of Garden Spurge (Euphorbia hirta) in Ornamental Crop Production
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Smith, Thomas, Chris Marble, Shawn Steed, and Nathan Boyd. 2020. “Biology and Management of Garden Spurge (Euphorbia Hirta) in Ornamental Crop Production”. EDIS 2020 (5), 5. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-ep586-2020.

Abstract

Garden spurge is a prostrate (low-growing), herbaceous, short-lived, warm-season annual weed commonly found growing in Florida landscapes, container nurseries, and other agricultural production areas. This article is written for green industry professionals and others to aid in the identification and management of garden spurge in and around ornamental plants.

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