Lawn weeds

bishopj at botany.washington.edu bishopj at botany.washington.edu
Wed Jun 1 21:03:04 EST 1994


In article <R0xtedq.jfsanders at delphi.com> Jack Sanders <jfsanders at delphi.com>  
writes:
> Mark Bjorlie <mcbjorlie at delphi.com> writes:
>  
> >I agree with the first reply, violets are hardly a lawn WEED;  be grateful  
that
> >you do not have the weeds that I do such as the dreadedDandelion, Spotted
> >knapweed and other nasty stuff.
>  

Well, this discussion goes to show that weed is a management term, meaning a  
plant that interferes with your management objectives.  Clearly you two have  
different objectives than did the people in the suburbs where I grew up :)-
--

John Bishop
Department of Botany
University of Washington, Seattle
bishopj at botany.washington.edu



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