curly dock left, burdock right

Dock, curly (left) and burdock (right), (Rumex crispus). Photo: Betty Marose

Updated: May 11, 2022

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

  • closeup of Asiatic dayflower

    Asiatic Dayflower

  • bermudagrass closeup

    Bermudagrass

  • closeup of black medic flower

    Black Medic

  • canada thistle

    Canada Thistle

  • carpetweed

    Carpetweed

  • clover

    Clover

  • crabgrass

    Crabgrass

  • immature dock

    Dock

  • galinsoga

    Galinsoga

  • ground ivy

    Ground Ivy

  • bindweed

    Hedge Bindweed

  • horsenettle foliage

    Horsenettle

  • horseweed

    Horseweed

  • Japanese stiltgrass seedlings

    Japanese Stiltgrass

  • jimsonweed

    Jimsonweed

  • kudzu vines covering other plants

    Kudzu

  • lambsquarter

    Lambsquarter

  • fruit of mile-a-minute vine

    Mile-a-Minute

  • mugwort foliage

    Mugwort

  • pigweed

    Pigweed

  • young poison ivy

    Poison Ivy

  • pokeweed

    Pokeweed

  • knotweed details

    Prostrate Knotweed

  • prostrate spurge

    Prostrate Spurge

  • purslane

    Purslane

  • common ragweed

    Ragweed

  • Pennsylvania smartweed

    Smartweed

  • velvetleaf

    Velvetleaf

  • yellow nutsedge

    Yellow Nutsedge

  • oxalis

    Yellow Wood Sorrel

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