Lawn weeds

bishopj at bishopj at
Wed Jun 1 21:03:04 EST 1994

In article <R0xtedq.jfsanders at> Jack Sanders <jfsanders at>  
> Mark Bjorlie <mcbjorlie at> writes:
> >I agree with the first reply, violets are hardly a lawn WEED;  be grateful  
> >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

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