Wireweed

Common Name

Wireweed

Scientific Name

Polygonum Aviculare

Family

Polygonaceae

Lifecycle

Annual

Seasons of Growth

Spring / Summer

Key Distinguishing Feature

Wiry ground hugging stems.

Wireweed is a hairless, Ground hugging, sprawling plant with small oval leaves usually 5-12mm long. In the leaf axils there are small clusters of pink-tinged flowers 2-3mm long. The stems are slender and wiry with many branches up to 1m long.

Key Products for Control:

Contra M - 65mL/100m2