March

Purple to Pink Flowers

Redstem Filaree

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  • Annual or biennial spreads from rosette.
  • Stems 1 inch to 2 feet long.
  • Frut is spiked and multi-headed.
  • Leaves are feathery and deeply lobed.
  • Remove prior to seed set by pulling or hoeing.

Yellow Flowers

Flixweed

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  • Winter annual that blooms early in spring.
  • Grows 8-24 inches tall.
  • Plants are bushy.
  • Leaves are feathery and deeply lobed.
  • Small, four-petaled yellow flowers.
  • Common in disturbed sites.
  • Remove prior to seed set by pulling or hoeing.

Bur Buttercup

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  • Annual that hugs the ground (2-5 inches tall).
  • Grayish-green leaves are deeply lobed and finger-like.
  • Five-petaled, small yellow flower.
  • Sharp burr-like seed (up to 1 inch long).
  • Remoe prior to seed set by pulling, hoeing or mowing.
  • Highly toxic to sheep.