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The UC Guide to Healthy Lawns

Distinguishing broadleaves, grasses, and sedges

Weeds fall into one of three main categories.

Leaves are wide, veins branch out in different directions Leaves are narrow, arranged in sets of 2; stems are rounded or flattened Leaves are narrow, arranged in sets of 3; stems are triangular in cross section
A broadleaf weed
A grassy weed
A sedge

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