common ragweed

Common ragweed. Photo: Chris Evans, University of Illinois,

Updated: February 27, 2023

Weeds are seasonal in nature. These are the most common fall weeds found in lawns and gardens in Maryland. Click on the name of the weed to view more information.

  • American burnweed

    American Burnweed

  • annual bluegrass weed with flowers

    Annual Bluegrass

  • chickweed with flowers


  • cocklebur

    Common Cocklebur

  • hairy bittercress flowers and seed pods

    Hairy Bittercress

  • Japanese stiltgrass seedlings

    Japanese Stiltgrass

  • poison ivy plants have three leaflets attached at a common point

    Poison Ivy

  • pokeweed


  • common ragweed


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